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Rapid7 Blog

Eray Yilmaz  

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Adaptive Security: Rapid7 Critical Vulnerability Category

Starting this week, we have added a new vulnerability category: Rapid7 Critical. When we examine a typical vulnerability, each vulnerability comes with various pieces of information such as CVE id, CVSS score, and others. These pieces of information can be very handy especially when you…

Now Officially Supporting Kali Linux 2.0

In August, we were getting a lot of questions about Kali 2. I have answered some questions in Metasploit on Kali Linux 2.0 blog post in the past. Today, I am pleased to announce that we extend our official platform support to three new…

Metasploit on Kali Linux 2.0

As you are aware, Kali 2.0 has been released this week and getting quite a bit of attention, as it should. Folks behind Kali have worked really hard to bring you the new version of Kali Linux that everyone is excited about. If you…

Metasploit Framework Rails 4.0 Upgrade

It is always a running battle to keep an application's backend up to date with various technologies. Today, we are excited to announce that Metasploit Framework now ships with Rails 4.0. Upgrades like this are sometimes hard to get excited about because if everything…

Webcast Followup: Escalate Your Efficiency

Last week, we had a live webcast to talk about how Metasploit Pro helps pentesters be more efficient and save time. There were so many attendees, which made it possible to have great conversation. First of all, I want to thank you folks who have…

Credentials --> Compromises | Rinse and Repeat

1 Attack Vector: Credentials According to the Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, credentials are the number #1 attack vector used to compromise networks. This news comes with no surprises. Credentials have been and most likely will continue to be one of the top attack vectors…

Being Product Manager of Metasploit

Hello World My name is Eray Yilmaz, and I am the new Product Manager of Metasploit. It has been three months since I have joined Rapid7, and I wanted to share my experiences with you so far. Before we get to that, here is tiny…

HOTFIX: Metasploit Startup Issues After Upgrading to 4.11.0 (Update 2014122301)

Overview The Update (2014122301) which was released on December, 23th 2014, failed to include necessary files for the application to update to version 4.11.0 for the first time. Issue The application will not start, therefore browser will provide generic "The page can't…