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Infosec firms go public as data breaches grow 
Mar 23, 2015 | Comment Now 
Cyber IPO pipeline gets bigger.
Metasploit site defaced 
By Adam Greenberg | Oct 14, 2013 | Comment Now 
Changes faxed to registrar.
Rapid7 adds automation modules to MetaSploit 
By SC Staff | Jul 19, 2013 | Comment Now 
Nexpose gets an upgrade.
Kinectasploit makes hacking a game 
By Darren Pauli | May 14, 2013 | Comment Now 
Merges gaming with the art of exploitation.
April's top threat: Universal Plug and Play vulnerabilities 
Kali Linux screen shots 
By Darren Pauli | Mar 13, 2013 | Comment Now 
Outwardly, Kali looks the same as the previous version of BackTrack. But dig a little deeper, and you'll find everything has changed.
BackTrack successor Kali Linux launched 
By Darren Pauli | Mar 13, 2013 | Comment Now 
Runs on Raspberry Pi, USBs.
Researchers warn of widespread UPnP bugs 
By Jim Finkle | Jan 30, 2013 | Comment Now 
Swathe of home networking gear affected.
Rapid7 buys mobile risk management vendor Mobilisafe 
By Dan Raywood | Oct 11, 2012 | Comment Now 
Adds mobile threat visibility to portfolio.
Experts warn of MySQL password flaw 
By Darren Pauli | Jun 12, 2012 | Comment Now 
Brute force breaks authentication in one second.
MySQL servers vulnerable to password bypass 
By Darren Pauli | Jun 12, 2012 | Comment Now 
Brute force breaks authentication in one second.
Java exploit added to Metasploit 
By Dan Kaplan | Dec 2, 2011 | Comment Now 
Microsoft says up to half of all exploits are Java based.
Nexpose supports virtual environments 
By SC Staff | Sep 21, 2011 | Comment Now 
New version gets malware intelligence.
RSA hacks are 'wild speculation', experts say 
By Darren Pauli | Jun 3, 2011 | Comment Now 
Rumours could damage security industry.
Rapid7 buys Metaploit, remains committed to open source 
By Chuck Miller | Oct 22, 2009 | Comment Now 
Metasploit, the organization behind the Metasploit Project, a popular open-source tool for exploit research, has been acquired by vulnerability management provider Rapid7.
Rapid7 NeXpose 4.6  
By Peter Stephenson, | Aug 19, 2008 | Comment Now 
The Rapid7 NeXpose 4.6 appliance is a feature-packed vulnerability assessment and risk analysis tool that always goes beyond expectations.
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