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Metasploit Unleashed, Again!

As promised, our free Metasploit Unleashed Training course is now being regularly maintained and has seen many new additions in the past month. As new features are being added to the Metasploit Framework, we are attempting to add them to the Wiki in order to keep our content fresh and up-to-date to ensure we are providing a valuable resource to our readers. One of the more significant and ambitious changes is the addition of a Module Reference section where we will be adding coverage for as many modules as we can, allowing readers to get a better idea of what results they can expect from a given module.

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Penetration Testing with BackTrack – Live Training

Penetration Testing with BackTrack – There has been a lot of focus on high quality training for security professionals lately in the news. Even the US Government has issued statements about the need for security training to be different in the market today. Much of their research has led them to say that a real-world, hands-on approach to training is more effective than the typical multiple choice training that is out there.

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MSFU Updates

Metasploit Unleashed – Updates

Once again, we have a few exciting updates we would like to inform you about. First and foremost, our Metasploit Unleashed Free Training course is going through a major overhaul, and will be updated and maintained on a monthly basis. You can expect a whole lot of new content being added onto the Metasploit Unleashed Wiki in the next few months.

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Microsoft DLL Hijacking Exploit in Action

Microsoft DLL Hijacking Exploit in Action

The “new” Insecure Library Loading vulnerability (2269637) in action… The Metasploit team has added a exploit module for this vulnerability. Check it out.

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Security Awareness Training – A New Era

Each year companies lose millions in security breaches. High quality Information Security Awareness is probably one of the most important remedies for these attacks. For a long time we have held to the thought that the human element is the weakest link in the chain, and the Social Engineering Contest at Defcon 18 really drove the point through.

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Metasploit 3.4 and SET 0.6.1 on iPhone 4

Metasploit 3.4 and SET 0.6.1 on iPhone 4

Just a quick update on getting your favorite tools on iOS 4 – Metasploit and SET. You need to have a Jailbroken iPhone with SSH access for this. You will also need to install nano and APT 0.7 Strict via Cydia. Unlike all other major revisions of Cydia, getting everything up and running is a breeze now.

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