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Mastering Metasploit by Nipun Jaswal

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Scripting Armitage

Cortana is the scripting language that is used to create attack vectors in Armitage. Penetration testers use Cortana for red teaming and virtually cloning attack vectors so that they act like bots. However, a red team is an independent group that challenges an organization to improve its effectiveness and security.

Cortana uses Metasploit's remote procedure client by making use of a scripting language. It provides flexibility in controlling Metasploit operations and managing the database automatically.

In addition, Cortana scripts automate the responses of the penetration tester when a particular event occurs. Suppose we are performing a penetration test on a network of 100 systems where 29 systems run on Windows XP and others ...

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