Vulnado is a purposely vulnerable Java application to help lead secure coding workshops. Vulnado application and exercises will take you through some of the OWASP top 10 Vulnerabilities and how to prevent them.

Up & Running

  • Install Docker for MacOS or Windows. You’ll need to create a Docker account if you don’t already have one.
  • git clone git://
  • cd vulnado
  • docker-compose up
  • Open a browser and navigate to the client to make sure it’s working: http://localhost:1337
  • Then back in your terminal verify you have connection to your API server: nc -vz localhost 8080

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The docker network created by docker-compose maps pretty well to a multi-tier architecture where a web server is publicly available and there are other network resources like a database and internal site that are not publicly available.