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- ISBN: 9781593272883 | 159327288X
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 7/22/2011
The Metasploit Framework is a powerful suite of tools that security researchers use to investigate and resolve potential network and system vulnerabilities. Metasploit: The Penetration Tester's Guideshows readers how to assess networks by using Metasploit to launch simulated attacks that expose weaknesses in their security. The book begins with the basics of information security and Metasploit, then proceeds to general and advanced techniques for penetration testing, including network reconnaissance and enumeration, server- and client-side attacks, devastating wireless attacks, and even targeted social engineering attacks. Whether readers are looking to secure their own networks or discover holes in others', Metasploitis the definitive guide to penetration testing with this dynamic and flexible framework.