The term 'exploit' is well known but creating one that effectively takes over a vulnerable system has always taken the chops of a seasoned programmer. Not any more. Now with exploit frameworks, anyone can launch attacks. This means the good guys, ethical hackers / penetration testers, and the bad guys, script kiddies and criminal hackers. Check out these 3 sets of tools:CANVASCORE IMPACTMetasploit Project
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