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Metasploit is an open source exploitation framework that acts as a tool for developing and executing exploit code against a remote target machine

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Techniques for Anti Virus evasion

What are some good anti virus evasion techniques when using ps_exec? As a pentester I often encounter situations where you can't, for one exploit a machine as they are running anti-virus software on ...
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Metasploit Meterpreter Persistence Script Alternatives

These days I am testing various type of client hacking techniques, and in all scenarios I am using Meterpreter/reverse_tcp as payload. Now I can bypass Anti-Virus and Firewalls easily, but when i run ...
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Auto execute meterpreter commands on session start

Is there a way to run one or multiple meterpreter commands automatically, as soon as the listener gets a connection (i.e session is established with a target)? I want to run the 'hide_app_icon' ...
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Metasploit Meterpreter alternatives

These days I am testing various type of client hacking techniques, but in all scenarios I am using Meterpreter variations as payload. Now I can bypass Anti-Virus and Firewalls easily, but Symantec ...
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Do actual penetration testers actually use tools like metasploit?

I've played around with metasploit simply as a hobby but am wondering if actual pentesters and/or hackers actually use metasploit to get into systems or do they write their own post exploitation ...
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Detecting reflective DLL injection

In the past few years, malware (and some pen-test tools like Metasploit's meterpreter payload) have begun to use reflective DLL injection (PDF) to load a DLL into the memory of a process. The benefit ...
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Custom Metasploit payload with UAC bypass

The machine I am attacking has anti-virus installed. I have managed to use Veil Framework in order to create an initial reverse shell payload that is undetected by the AV. However, UAC is enabled on ...
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How does 32 bit Meterpreter migrate into 64 bit process?

If you have an 32bit Meterpreter running on a 64 bit remote system you can migrate into 64 bit processes. This isn't anything new and has been used by malware for ages but the thing that makes me ...
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Snort rules to detect Meterpreter sessions

I am learning while configuring Snort, my setup consists in an attacker (Linux), a victim (Android smartphone) and one detection system (IDS). So far, I have been able to log all the packets between ...
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Meterpreter shell and system shell define?

What is the difference between Meterpreter shell and system shell? For example, if I found some vulnerability in a system which allowed both shells, then what should I go for, system shell or ...
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Is it safe to install metasploit in my daily-used computer?

I'm new to metasploit, and want to install it on my daily-used computer; but I'm not sure whether it is safe. Are there any best practices when using metasploit?
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Obtaining the IP address of a virtual machine to use Metasploit

I am beginning to learn Metasploit and, to play safe, am practicing it out on a virtual machine. The target machine, which is a virtual machine, is under NATing. How do I access it/ connect to it- ...
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Exploiting through a filtered port

I'm doing some pentesting against a machine the lecturer set up in the lab. NMAP shows port 445 to be filtered and Nessus confirms the ms08_067 vulnerability is present on that machine. I tried ...
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How to run exploit/windows/local/bypassuac using AutoRunScript?

Is there a way to run exploits that require parameters, such as the one in the title, using AutoRunScript? I was able to use AutoRunScript to execute some post commands perfectly, such as ...
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Inject hash into sam file. Is possible?

I have a very uncommon scenario. I have a Windows 10 laptop with a specific configuration. On that configuration there is a user (local user, not domain user) which I don't know its password. I want ...
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Metasploit & openvas error (openvas_connect)

I'm using Kali 4.3.0 and trying to run openVAS plugin into the Metasploit. OpenVAS (version 8.0) works properly on port 9392, metasploit is ok too. This is log of error: msf > openvas_connect ...
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How to install Metasploit on Mavericks + MacPorts? [closed]

I would like to install Metasploit on an hardened OS. For this purpose I chose Mavericks just because I'm able to harden this OS pretty far. I would like to install Metasploit with MacPorts because ...
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msfvenom payload problem

This is for educational purposes only! I'm trying to generate android payload using msfconsole payload standalone generator: msfvenom with the command: msfvenom -p android/shell/reverse_tcp LHOST=...
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Metasploit automatic module execution on receival of shell?

After reading through a couple of webpages referring to metasploit I stumbled upon a post referring to the auto execution of metasploit modules upon the receiving of a shell. Namely the post ...
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Correct metasploit search usage (or bug?)

I just noticed that the metasploit search keyword does not produce results as I'd expect it. If I search e.g. with search platform:linux I get proper results limited to Linux. But if I add another ...
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Remote File Include - commands running on attack box?

I think I am losing my marbles. I am doing a practice lab, and the machine has a server hosting a site with a RFI vulnerability. I host a malicious php file in my /var/www/html and start the apache2 ...
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Choosing encoder for payloads in metasploit

I noticed that every payload (for example bind_tcp) in metasploit comes with defaut encoder.( shikata_ga_nai for bind_tcp). Is there a way in metasploit to manualy choose encoding for payloads or way ...