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Pearce Barry  

Manager with Metasploit Engineering, facilitating design-and-development work on commercial and open source R7 products

Metasploit Wrapup

Even with the year winding down to a close, activity around Metasploit has been decidedly “hustle and bustle”. Some cool new things to talk about this week, so sit back and dig in! For Your iOS Only If you’ve been wanting to run Meterpreter…

Metasploit Wrapup

This is a time of year when many folks in the U.S. reflect on things in their lives that they are thankful for. There’s also usually a turkey involved, but we figured we’d pardon the bird this wrapup and just focus on…

Testing Developer Security with Metasploit Pro Task Chains

In this modern age, technology continues to make inroads into all sorts of industries. Everything from smartphones to late-model automobiles to internet-connected toasters requires software to operate, and this proliferation of software has brought along gaggles of software developers with their tools-of-the-trade. All this technology…

Metasploit Wrapup

To celebrate this first day of Autumn[1], we've got a potpourri of "things Metasploit" for you this week. And it might smell a bit like "pumpkin spice"... Or it might not. Who knows? Winter is Coming If you're looking to…

Metasploit Wrapup

It's been a hot minute since the last Metasploit Wrapup. So why not take in our snazzy new Rapid7 blog makeover and catch up on what's been goin' down! You can't spell 'Struts' without 'trust' Or perhaps you can! With the all the current news…

Metasploit Wrapup

Slowloris: SMB edition Taking a page from the Slowloris HTTP DoS attack, the aptly named SMBLoris DoS attack exploits a vuln contained in many Windows releases (back to Windows 2000) and also affects Samba (a popular open source SMB implementation). Through creation of many connections…

Metasploit Wrapup

With Hacker Summer Camp 2017 wrapped up and folks now recovering from it, why not grab a drink and read up on what's new with Metasploit? Where there's smoke...At least a few versions of open source firewall IPFire contain a post-auth RCE vulnerability, and…

Metasploit Weekly Wrapup

Ghost...what??? hdm recently provided a new exploit module for a type confusion vulnerability that exists in Ghostscript versions 9.21 and earlier, allowing remote code execution on the target. And to "kick it up a notch", this exploit got itself a snazzy…

Weekly Metasploit Wrapup

I gave at the officeThe office can be a popular place when it comes to giving. From selling kids' cookies/candy to raising awareness for a charity, the opportunity to 'give at the office' is definitely a thing. And now, thanks to Office macros, Metasploit…

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