Metasploit GUI integrated with Nessus in Kali Linux

Metasploit
is the renowned Penetration testing framework created by H. D. Moore
in 2003, metasploit was created to hack into computer systems for
testing purpose. Metasploit can be used for following purposes:

  • Validate
    security risks as part of your vulnerability management program.
  • Safely
    simulate attacks on your network to uncover security issues.
  • Verify
    your defenses, security controls and mitigation efforts.
  • Measure
    the effectiveness of your security awareness program.
  • Audit password security
    beyond Windows and Linux logins.

Whereas,
Nessus is a proprietary comprehensive vulnerability scanner which is
developed by Tenable Network Security. It is free of charge for
personal use in a non-enterprise environment. Key features of Nessus
are:

  • Patch
    Management Integration
  • Malware/Botnet
    Detection
  • Mobile
    Device Auditing
  • Configuration
    & Compliance Auditing
  • Scanning
    & Auditing Virtualization & Cloud Platforms






And
the last but not the least Kali Linux, which is the successor of
backtrack linux. Kali Linux is a Debian-derived Linux distribution
designed for digital forensics and penetration testing. It is
maintained and funded by Offensive Security Ltd.

Metasploit
Graphical User Interface Tutorial






So
it was the basic introduction of the tools that we are going to
discuss, metasploit GUI comes under many umbrella; for example: Pro,
community, Express and framework. In this tutorial I will use the
Community version of metasploit.

  • Download
    the community version of metasploit from rapid7 website and get the
    activation code.
  • Configure
    it (if you need guideline then let us know, we will create a
    tutorial for the configuration too)

     Click here for metasploit configuration tutorial.





For
better understanding of the work-flow, the video tutorial has been
created. 

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