Metasploit for Beginners

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  • Get to know the absolute basics of the Metasploit framework so you have a strong foundation for advanced attacks
  • Integrate and use various supporting tools to make Metasploit even more powerful and precise
  • Set up the Metasploit environment along with your own virtual testing lab
  • Use Metasploit for information gathering and enumeration before planning the blueprint for the attack on the target system
  • Get your hands dirty by firing up Metasploit in your own virtual lab and hunt down real vulnerabilities
  • Discover the clever features of the Metasploit framework for launching sophisticated and deceptive client-side attacks that bypass the perimeter security
  • Leverage Metasploit capabilities to perform Web Application Security scanning

This book will begin by introducing you to Metasploit and its functionality. Next, you will learn how to set up and configure Metasploit on various platforms to create a virtual test environment. You will also get your hands on various tools and components used by Metasploit.

Further on in the book, you will learn how to find weaknesses in the target system and hunt for vulnerabilities using Metasploit and its supporting tools. Next, you'll get hands-on experience carrying out client-side attacks. Moving on, you'll learn about web application security scanning and bypassing anti-virus and clearing traces on the target system post compromise. This book will also keep you updated with the latest security techniques and methods that can be directly applied to scan, test, hack, and secure networks and systems with Metasploit.

By the end of this book, you'll get the hang of bypassing different defenses, after which you'll learn how hackers use the network to gain access into different systems.

  • Carry out penetration testing in highly-secured environments with Metasploit
  • Learn to bypass different defenses to gain access into different systems.
  • A step-by-step guide that will quickly enhance your penetration testing skills.
Page Count 190
Course Length 5 hours 42 minutes
ISBN 9781788295970
Date Of Publication 20 Jul 2017


Sagar Rahalkar

Sagar Rahalkar is a seasoned information security professional with an experience of 12 years in various verticals of IS. His domain expertise is in Cybercrime investigations, Forensics, AppSec, VA/PT, Compliance, IT GRC and so on. He has a master's degree in computer science and several certifications, including Cyber Crime Investigator, CEH, ECSA, ISO 27001 LA, IBM AppScan Certified, CISM, and PRINCE2. He has been associated with Indian law enforcement agencies for around 4 years for dealing with cybercrime investigations and related training. He has received several awards and appreciations from senior officials of the police and defense organizations in India. He has also been a reviewer and author for various books and online publications.