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Rapid7 kills msfpayload and msfencode with msvenom

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The security experts  team Rapid7, who are the developers of one of the popular security testing framework "Melasploit" have announced something unexpected. Rapid7 community have made an announcement to kill the most popular and powerful utilities of Metasploit Framework i.e. msfpayload and msfencode.

On the blogpost Wei Chein, member of Metasploit's development teams have made the decision of deprecating msfpayload and msfencode on th behalf of developer community. "we no longer support or accept patches for these two utilities" - he wrote.

On 8th June 2015, the elderly msfpayload and msfencode will retire from the Metasploit repository, but here is a good news as well for metasploit users. Metasploit's team have also made a announcement of new utility callled "MSFVenom".
msfvenom is the combination of msfpayload and msfencode, which were under the testing process for more than 3.5 years. 
msfpayload and msfencode have been in service to the hacking community for almost 10 years. It has been used by every security enthusiastic, and it is very much successful in every level and aspects, offensive or defensive. Since 2005, msfpayload and msfencode was improved, fixed and maintained by the open source security community.

From the Author Ends
Metasploit is mine too favorite framework and msfpayload and msfencode are among the common utility that I used and like. The end of the msfpayload and msfencode is also a bad news for me and hope for you also, but as community have announced its successor msfvenom, hope it also be as good as both.

If you also like msfpayload and msfencode and have used in your hacking or security testing then do share your story in the comment section below. 

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