This is quick-hit version of part one of a three part series on Metasploit Fundamentals that I wrote to update my previous work (from 2014) on Metasploit. If you’re looking for a more hands-on/in-depth version of this article you can access training on this topic here: MSF Fundamentals – Part 1 of 3 (Startup Exploit Payload) (basic_0x02)
The purpose of this article is to get you familiar with starting up the Metasploit Framework (MSF), finding an exploit, finding a matching payload, and configuring everything up until it’s time to launch an exploit. Part two will cover exploitation and post-exploitation modules, while part three will cover pivoting, lateral movement, and automation. This training assumes you’re using a 2016 variant of Kali Linux and that it’s patched up to at least August 2016. If that’s true, then let’s go!
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