Posts by Alan David Foster

3 min Metasploit Weekly Wrapup

Metasploit Wrap-Up

New session validation enhancements across command shell types verify sessions have been established and are responsive before they can be used. Plus, JSON RPC service improvements, three new modules, and more fixes and enhancements.

3 min Metasploit Weekly Wrapup

Metasploit Wrap-Up

Commemorating the 2020 December Metasploit community CTF A new commemorative banner has been added to the Metasploit console to celebrate the teams that participated in the 2020 December Metasploit community CTF [/2020/12/07/congrats-to-the-winners-of-the-2020-december-metasploit-community-ctf/] and achieved 100 or more points: If you missed out on participating in this most recent event, be sure to follow the Metasploit Twitter [https://twitter.com/metasploit] and Metasploit blog posts [/ta

8 min Haxmas

Metasploit Tips and Tricks for HaXmas 2020

For this year's HaXmas, we're giving the gift of Metasploit knowledge!

3 min Metasploit

Congrats to the winners of the 2020 December Metasploit community CTF

Thank you all that participated in the 2020 December Metasploit community CTF [/2020/11/19/announcing-the-2020-december-metasploit-community-ctf/]! The four day CTF was well received by the community, with 874 teams and 1903 users registered! We’ve included the high-level stats and the competition winners below. If you played the CTF and want to let the Metasploit team know which challenges you found exhilarating, interesting, or infuriating (in a good way, of course), we have a feedback survey

7 min Metasploit

Announcing the 2020 December Metasploit community CTF

It’s time for another Metasploit community CTF! This time around we’re doing a few things differently. Read on for details.

4 min Metasploit Weekly Wrapup

Metasploit Wrap-Up

New reflective PE file loader, a new module, new search improvements, and updates on Google Summer of Code projects.

3 min Metasploit

Metasploit Wrap-up

Windows Meterpreter payload improvements Community contributor OJ [https://github.com/OJ] has made improvements to Windows Meterpreter payloads. Specifically reducing complexity around extension building and loading. This change comes with the benefit of removing some fingerprint artifacts, as well reducing the payload size as a side-effect. Note that Windows meterpreter sessions that are open prior to this bump will not be able to load new extensions after the bump if they connect with a new in