Metasploit now enables security professionals to exploit Cisco devices, performs passive reconnaissance through traffic analysis, provides more exploits and evaluates an organizationís password security by brute forcing an ever increasing range of services. This latest release adds stealth features, exposing common flaws in IDS and IPS, and anti-virus threat detection.
Rapid7 announced that Metasploit Pro and Metasploit Express have achieved Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) compliance. CVE associates unique identifiers to security vulnerabilities and exposures to provide common names for publicly known problems.
HD Moore is the CSO at Rapid7 and Chief Architect of Metasploit, an open-source penetration testing platform.
The Metasploit Framework is a development platform for creating security tools and exploits.
Rapid7 released Metasploit Pro which improves the efficiency of penetration testers by providing unrestricted remote network access and enabling teams to collaborate efficiently. It exceeds the functionality of Metasploit Express with support for security testing of custom Web applications, managing client-side campaigns against end-users and additional evasion features. Metasploit Pro: Scans and exploits Web applications.