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The Metasploit Framework has long been one of the 
tools most widely used by information security pro-
fessionals, but for a long time little documentation 
existed aside from the source code itself or comments 
on blogs. That situation changed significantly when 
Offensive-Security developed its online course, Meta-
sploit Unleashed. Shortly after the course went live, No 
Starch Press contacted us about the possibly of creat-
ing a book to expand on our work with Metasploit 

This book is designed to teach you the ins and outs of Metasploit and 

how to use the Framework to its fullest. Our coverage is selective—we won’t 
cover every single flag or exploit—but we give you the foundation you’ll need 
to understand and use Metasploit now and in future versions.