Metasploit Review: Ten Years Later, Are We Any More Secure?
Is there such a thing as a security tool that’s too effective? Sounds silly. You’d probably never hear of a firewall being called too effective or an encryption algorithm as being too un-crackable. However, some have, over the years accused the Metasploit penetration testing framework of being that: too fast at publishing exploits and too good at taking advantage of vulnerabilities in the networks it’s used against.One recent example of why Metasploit raises concern involved a Java zero-day vulnerability that surfaced in August and affected millions of users of common Web browsers—Internet Explorer, Mozilla, Firefox, Safari on Windows, Linux,