• Metasploit is one of the most powerful and widely used tools for penetration testing. It is based on the kali linux OS, although it can run on other OS as well, it is mainly used with this OS.
    • Many enterprises today face regulatory or compliance requirements that mandate regular penetration testing and vulnerability assessments. Commercial tools and services for performing such tests can be expensive. While really solid free tools such as Metasploit, are available, many testers do not understand the comprehensive feature sets of such tools and how to apply them in a professional-grade testing methodology. Metasploit was designed to help testers with confirming vulnerabilities using an Open Source and easy-to-use framework.
    • An exploitation framework and much more ...
    • Exposing client and server side exploits
    • A scanning tool
    • Malicious content generation
    • IDS, IPS and antivirus evasion tool
    • Password Attack tool
    • Exploitation tool for buffer overflow vulnerabilities
    • Scanning capabilities to identify flaws in the target machine
    • and many more
    • As an Ethical Hacker, we will be using “Kali Distribution” which has the Metasploit community version embedded in it along with other ethical hacking tools to help us in finding blind spots in your infrastructure
    • If you are running sensitive information in your network then yes you will most likely need it.
    • Also if you are running banking applications on your machine, then the answer is also YES
    • Yes this is legal and it is used by companies all over the globe to test and secure their infrastructure

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