Metasploit - penetration testing framework for offensive security teams.

Overview

Metasploit is a penetration testing framework for offensive security teams from Rapid 7. A collaboration between the open source community and Rapid7, Metasploit helps security teams do more than just verify vulnerabilities, manage security assessments, and improve security awareness; it empowers and arms defenders to always stay one step (or two) ahead of the game.

 

How to get this tool

To use this tool, please use a method listed below.

In a Linux (Debian OS), run the following command(s).

curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/rapid7/metasploit-omnibus/master/config/templates/metasploit-framework-wrappers/msfupdate.erb
    > msfinstall && \

chmod 755 msfinstall && \

./msfinstall

 

Download directly from the following link:

 

How to execute

msfconsole

You can launch msfconsole as /opt/metasploit-framework/bin/msfconsole from a terminal window, or depending on your environment, it may already be in your path and you can just run it directly.

 

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This article was contributed by Jason Jacobs from Guyana. Jason is a member of the Caribbean CSPA.

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