Beginners Guide To Armitage And How To Use It In Kali Linux

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Armitage is a graphical user interface for the Metasploit Framework. At first glance, it may seem that Armitage is just a pretty front-end on top of Metasploit. That’s not quite true. Armitage is a scriptable red team collaboration tool. It has a server component to allow a team of hackers to share their accesses to compromised hosts. This is essentially a GUI way of using metasploit/meterpreter I hope you find it useful as many people like to use GUI rather than cmd line.

Lets get started,

First navigate to Applications > Kali Linux > System Services > Metasploit > community / pro start …… this will start the server/database

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Then type armitage in the terminal window and accept the default values:

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You will probably get a popup asking to start metasploit, click yes
you should now see the following:

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Dont worry about the connection refused it just takes a while to load.
Now armitage will boot up if it asks you for the attack computer IP enter your IP Address.


Navigate to the Hosts tab > Nmap Scan > Quick Scan (OS Detect)

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From here armitage will scan a range or a sigle IP Address of your choice then present it in theblack window. Right click the target and click Scan

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When the scan is complete expand the exploit > windows > smb and double click the ms08_67_netapi

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This will bring up an attack confirmation window check the details and click launch

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Confirmation of a successful exploit will look like this:

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You can now right click the target and perform multiple commands

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here is an example of the Interact “remote command shell

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If you have any doubts or suggestions please comment below, Thank you.

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