New Burp Extension – Perfmon

Just whipped together a new Burp extension called perfmon (not to be confused with the Windows tool of the same name). I was really interested in the the resource usage of Burp while doing certain activities.

It adds a new tab to Burp and samples every 5 seconds-

  • Current and max number of threads in use

  • Current and max memory used

  • Current and max memory allocated

  • Ticker to set how often the stats update. 1 – 5 seconds.


I plan to add a few more things and clean up the UI a bit, but it was an interesting exercise.

The source and plugin are on Github .

Carl Sampson avatar
I am an application security guy living in Indiana. I also started and lead the OWASP Indianapolis Chapter.
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