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Metasploit 4 Advances Enterprise Security

Jul 28, 2011, 08:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Moore commented that Metasploit is no long just about exploitation. He said the combination of database focus, import/export support, and automation capabilities has shifted the focus to a wider set of activities around security testing and penetration test management.

With Metasploit 4, the project is also moving to the Amazon cloud. Metasploit now can also be provisioned as a VMware image. Moore noted that the cloud version leverages the new remote API in Metasploit 4. Rapid7 is also relying on Linux as the base OS on which Metasploit runs in the cloud.

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