Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Rapid 7 Buys Metasploit

It was announced this morning that Rapid 7, a network vulnerability and penetration testing company, purchased the Metasploit open source framework product from it's creator, H.D. Moore, and brought him on board as CSO and Chief Architect for development of the product. Congratulations to H.D. and kudos and thanks for the years of offering the product to the network security community to test and assess their infrastructure. The CEO's press release can be found here. Metasploit will continue to be offered as open source..

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