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OS X Gather Messages

This module will collect the Messages sqlite3 database files and chat logs from the victim's machine. There are four actions you may choose: DBFILE, READABLE, LATEST, and ALL. DBFILE and READABLE will retrieve all messages, and LATEST will retrieve the last X number of messages (useful with 2FA). Module was tested with OS X 10.11 (El Capitan).

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Module Name



  • Geckom <geckom [at]>


  • osx



Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use post/osx/gather/enum_messages msf post(enum_messages) > sessions ...sessions... msf post(enum_messages) > set SESSION <session-id> msf post(enum_messages) > show options and set options... msf post(enum_messages) > run