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Metasploit Bootcamp

By : Nipun Jaswal
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Metasploit Bootcamp

By: Nipun Jaswal

Overview of this book

The book starts with a hands-on Day 1 chapter, covering the basics of the Metasploit framework and preparing the readers for a self-completion exercise at the end of every chapter. The Day 2 chapter dives deep into the use of scanning and fingerprinting services with Metasploit while helping the readers to modify existing modules according to their needs. Following on from the previous chapter, Day 3 will focus on exploiting various types of service and client-side exploitation while Day 4 will focus on post-exploitation, and writing quick scripts that helps with gathering the required information from the exploited systems. The Day 5 chapter presents the reader with the techniques involved in scanning and exploiting various services, such as databases, mobile devices, and VOIP. The Day 6 chapter prepares the reader to speed up and integrate Metasploit with leading industry tools for penetration testing. Finally, Day 7 brings in sophisticated attack vectors and challenges based on the user’s preparation over the past six days and ends with a Metasploit challenge to solve.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Customer Feedback

Gaining persistent access with Metasploit

Gaining persistent access to the target systems is important when you are a part of a law enforcement agency. However, in a conventional penetration test, persistence may not be very practical, unless the testable environment is huge and will take many days for the test to complete. But this doesn't mean that it is not worth knowing how to maintain access to the target. In the following section, we will cover persistence techniques, which one can use to maintain access to the target system. In addition, Metasploit has depreciated the persistence and metsvc modules in meterpreter, which were used to maintain access to the target. Let's cover the new techniques for achieving persistence.

Gaining persistent access on Windows-based systems

In this example, we have already gained meterpreter access to a system running Windows Server 2012 R2. Let's move the meterpreter to the background using the background command and use the latest persistence module,...