Metasploit identifies IPv6 security risks

Rapid7 announced that the new version of Metasploit 4.2 allows users to fully test whether IPv6 addresses on their network are vulnerable to cyber attacks. This is …

Penetration testing for mobile phones

Core Security announced the Core Impact Pro v12 penetration testing software, a commercial-grade solution that pinpoints security exposures in Android, BlackBerry and iPhone …

Metasploit module for imitating Cisco devices

SecureState announced the release of the CDP tool, an additional module for the Metasploit Framework, this time for forging Cisco Discovery Protocol frames. The Cisco …

Metasploit Pro 3.6 released

Metasploit brings an enhanced command-line feature set for increased proficiency and detailed PCI reports with pass/fail information for a view of compliance posture with PCI …

Metasploit 3.5.1 adds Cisco device exploitation

Metasploit now enables security professionals to exploit Cisco devices, performs passive reconnaissance through traffic analysis, provides more exploits and evaluates an …

Metasploit achieves CVE compliance

Rapid7 announced that Metasploit Pro and Metasploit Express have achieved Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) compliance. CVE associates unique identifiers to security …

Past, present and future of Metasploit

HD Moore is the CSO at Rapid7 and Chief Architect of Metasploit, an open-source penetration testing platform. HD founded the Metasploit Project with the goal of becoming a …

Metasploit Pro released

Rapid7 released Metasploit Pro which improves the efficiency of penetration testers by providing unrestricted remote network access and enabling teams to collaborate …