[ Pen Testing ] :: Step by Step: Metasploit and Armitage

Metasploit

This is post 7 of 20 in the series “[ Pen Testing ]” Metasploit and Armitage Starting Metasploit Generic Metasploit installation instructions for any OS: https://metasploit.help.rapid7.com/docs/installing-the-metasploit-framework Instructions for starting Metasploit in Kali: https://docs.kali.org/general-use/starting-metasploit-framework-in-kali The default install of Metasploit that comes with Kali needs to be initialized. service postgresql start msfdb init # only if necessary …

[ Pen Testing ] :: Step by Step: Enumeration

Security Exploits

This is post 4 of 20 in the series “[ Pen Testing ]” Enumeration Okay, by now you’ve spent hours, days or weeks stealthily footprinting your scope. Since this is pen testing, you’ve been mighty careful not to exceed your scope, right? So let’s talk tools and techniques. See https://security.stackexchange.com/questions/168247/reduce-noise-when-penetration-testing for an extensive list of …

[ Pen Testing ] :: Step by Step: Prepping a Fresh Kali Install for Action

Lurking Hacker

This is post 2 of 20 in the series “[ Pen Testing ]” Initial Tasks for a New Kali Install # Run these commands to make sure your Kali box is # truly up-to-date: apt-get update apt-get upgrade apt-get upgrade –fix-missing apt-get distupgrade # You WILL need git: apt-get install git # Edit /root/.bash_aliases, for …