Go hack yourself

I've always been a firm believer in the concept of hacking yourself. After all, if you don't hack yourself, the hackers will. So if you're a good security administrator, you must learn about the various hacking tools that might be used against your environment, become familiar with them, and use them.

The Metasploit Framework is one of those tools. Created and maintained by four full-time analysts and additional part-time contributors, Metasploit is “click-click-click” hacking. It comes in both Windows and Unix flavors and has several interfaces -- command line, interactive console, and Web. The interactive console is the mostly commonly used interface. Go hack yourself | InfoWorld | Column | 2006-04-21 | By Roger A. Grimes

Linked by shanmuga Saturday, 22nd April 2006 3:17AM