American fuzzy lop (fuzzer)

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american fuzzy lop is a fuzzer that employs genetic algorithms in order to efficiently increase code coverage of the test cases. So far it helped in detection of significant software bugs in dozens of major free software projects, including X.Org Server,[1] PHP, OpenSSL and pngcrush.[2][3][4][5]

american fuzzy lop's source code is open and is hosted by Michał Zalewski on his website.

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