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Metasploit 3.4 Debuts With New Java Tools

Metasploit greeted the security world this week with version 3.4 of the open source vulnerability testing framework. The latest iteration now boasts a larger portfolio of exploits, along with new technologies for testing Java and brute-force security flaws.

Rapid7, the principal commercial sponsor supporting Metasploit, has also rolled out a commercial version it's calling Metasploit Express 3.4.

One of the key components of the Metasploit 3.4 release is Meterpreter, which offers sophisticated exploit automation capabilities. Datamation takes a look.

The Metasploit open source vulnerability testing framework is out this week with a new release boosting its exploit count and adding new Java, brute force and exploit automation technologies.

Alongside the new Metasploit 3.4 release, Rapid7, the lead commercial vendor behind the project, is releasing a commercial version dubbed Metasploit Express 3.4, offering a new user interface and enhancements aimed at improving ease of use. Metasploit Express was first announced at the end of April and hits general availability this week with the 3.4 release.

Read the full story at Datamation:
Metasploit 3.4 Takes Aim at Java Apps