Metasploit Unleashed Tool for Penetration Testing

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T. Venkat Narayana Rao
Vemula Shravan

Abstract

In the recent era as the technology is growing rapidly, the use of internet has grown at an exponential rate. The growth has started increasing in between the years 1995-2000.The success of internet has brought great change to the world as we know; however, the problems are common as an obstacle to every productive growth. As the thousands of sites are launching daily and lakhs of people using it ,with limited sources of internet available to monitor the security and credibility of these sites. The security issues are growing rapidly and the existence of vulnerabilities are inevitable. As a result exploits became rampant causing the usage of information security fields. Eventually, the need for vulnerability scanning for a particular network or a particular site has increased and the result was pre-emptive existence of penetration testers whose sole purpose is to execute an exploit using a payload for scanning a vulnerability far before others got the opportunity. Metasploit is a computer security tool that works like a penetration tester. The Metasploit Framework was developed with the intentions of making lives of security experts easier.

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Narayana Rao, T. V., and V. Shravan. “Metasploit Unleashed Tool for Penetration Testing”. International Journal on Recent and Innovation Trends in Computing and Communication, vol. 7, no. 4, Apr. 2019, pp. 16-20, doi:10.17762/ijritcc.v7i4.5285.
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