Core Impact puts a vise grip on vulnerabilities

Friday, 28 April 2006, 7:47 PM EST

Last weekís column talked about the Metasploit Framework vulnerability scanner. Although the interface is a bit cumbersome, itís an excellent free tool for testing single exploits and can do more with additional automation. Iíve also previously discussed the dual-sourced vulnerability scanner Nessus.

At InfoWorld.

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