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Rapid7 Blog

Aaron Soto  

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Metasploit Wrapup

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the Morris worm. We were hit by a wave of nostalgia, so here's a little history and a module-trip down memory lane courtesy of wvu.…

Metasploit Wrapup

CMS Exploitation Made Simple "CMS Made Simple" is an open-source Content Management System. Mustafa Hasen discovered and reported that versions 2.2.5 and 2.2.7 include a vulnerability in file uploads that permit an authenticated attacker to gain execution of arbitrary…

Metasploit Wrapup

Bonjour! Que désirez-vous? We want to know what you'd like to see out of our latest Metasploit improvements. Please take a moment to fill out our community survey to help shape Metasploit's new backend data service. Tell us how you use the Metasploit database, which…

Getting Started in Ethical Hacking

A while back, a Twitter user asked us the following question: I have a friend who is looking into ethical hacking. She is also a broke college student so do you know of any free for affordable resources she can use? Ethical hackers use their…

Metasploit Wrapup

You may have noticed that our weekly wrapups tend to be very light-hearted. A few might say our blog is humourous. Some might even argue that they incorporate low-brow internet jokes and an excessive quantity of memes. Well, I'm here to say we've turned over…

Metasploit Wrapup

Return of the GSoC! The Metasploit project is proud to return to Google Summer of Code this year. Student applications are open until March 27th, so there's still time to get in! Coding begins on May 14th, and we're eager to hear what you'd like…

Metasploit Wrapup

'Sploits! Get yer 'sploits heeere! Lots of fresh modules this week with six shiny new exploits to showcase—but first, a blast from the past: 1992 Called Solaris wants to help you get password hashes and they've invented the NIS protocol. The next time you…