Tests with active exploiting will try to exploit the target by e.g. sending malicious data.
This can be done against an environment to really see if it's exploitable.
By default this scan setting is disabled, you can activate this test by doing the following:
- Login to Security Center.
- Click on Scan Network.
- Click on Scan Profiles.
- Click + Add scan profile>Vulnerability profile or click to edit an existing profile.
- Click Scan Settings.
- Scroll down to Configuration.
- Check the box for Include tests that perform active exploiting.
- Click OK.