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Mastering Metasploit by Nipun Jaswal

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Attacking Linux with malicious packages

Attacking Linux with malicious installer packages is common these days. We can combine Metasploit payloads into various installer packages.

We download a package of the latest freesweep, which is a text-based equivalent of Minesweeper. Minesweeper is a common game, and more information about Minesweeper is available at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minesweeper_(video_game).

We can download the latest copy of freesweep from https://packages.debian.org/sid/freesweep. The next step to follow after the download is complete is to extract the package into a workable folder.

Create a folder named DEBIAN in the extracted package. This is important, as this folder is mandatory in a Debian-based package because it contains ...

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