Metasploit is a penetration hacking tool, that ensures seamless hacking. It can be used by both attackers and defenders for hacking.
Loads of analysts use this tool in the information security world, Metasploit is free to use and comes pre-installed in Kali Linux. This tool uses a command-line process that might require a lot of typing.
Initially released in 2003, HD Moore released the first version of the hacking tool and has since grown tremendously. Rapid7 acquired the Metasploit software in 2009 to improve security testing.
HD Moore serves as Chief security officer, the company maintained an open-source program and at the same time made a commercial version of Metasploit. its Pro version allows restricted, remote access to networks.
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How to learn Metasploit
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Its YouTube channel gives detailed processes for beginner penetration testing. Metasploit works on Windows and NixOs platforms. GitHub users can download its source code from their site. Metasploit provides a medium for attackers and defenders to learn and master the fine art of ethical hacking.
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