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Mastering Metasploit by Nipun Jaswal

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Attacking on the client side with Armitage

Client-side attacks require the victim to make a move as we have seen many times in the past few chapters. We will attack the second host in the network that is running on a Windows 7 system. In this attack, we will create a simple payload, send it to the victim, and wait for the victim to open our payload file by setting up a listener for the incoming connection. We are much more familiar with this attack as we have conducted this attack so many times before in the previous chapters by using Metasploit, SET, and so on. In the following discussion, we will see that what actual difference is there when we create a payload using GUI rather than using command line.

Therefore, let's see how we can create a ...

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