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Maintaining the Metasploit pen testing app in Linux is tougher than Windows.

Aug 05, 2010, 15:06 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

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"The open source Metasploit framework is a popular way for security researchers to conduct penetration testing for security analysis. It's also a project undergoing a number of transitions.

"For one thing, there's a new Metasploit version on the way that sports new features, including improved social engineering testing tools. But there's also the transition from a purely open source project to an effort that must balance the needs of its open source community with the commercial requirements of its new Metasploit Express proprietary product.

"At the center of these transitions is HD Moore, the researcher who founded the Metasploit project."

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