How to Quickly Gather Target Information with Metasploit Post Modules

Post-exploitation information gathering can be a long and drawn-out process, but it is an essential step when trying to pivot or establish advanced persistence. Every hacker should know how to enumerate a target manually, but sometimes it is worth it to automate the process. Metasploit contains post modules that can quickly gather valuable information about a target, saving both time and effort. In the previous tutorial, we used Metasploit's local exploit suggester to get root on the target. To use post modules, we need to have a Meterpreter session running. These modules will run as any user... more