Armitage (computing)

Armitage is a graphical cyber attack management tool for the Metasploit Project that visualizes targets and recommends exploits. It is a free and open source network security tool notable for its contributions to red team collaboration allowing for: shared sessions, data, and communication through a single Metasploit instance.[1] Armitage is written and supported by Raphael Mudge.

Original author(s)Raphael Mudge
Stable release
08.13.15 / August 13, 2015; 7 years ago (2015-08-13)
Written inJava
Operating systemCross-platform
Available inEnglish
TypeComputer security
LicenseBSD 3-Clause License


Armitage is a GUI front-end for the Metasploit Framework developed by Raphael Mudge with the goal of helping security professionals better understand hacking and to help them realize the power of Metasploit.[2] It was originally made for Cyber Defense Exercises, but has since expanded its user base to other penetration testers.[3]


Armitage is a scriptable red team collaboration tool built on top of the Metasploit Framework. Through Armitage, a user may launch scans and exploits, get exploit recommendations, and use the advanced features of the Metasploit Framework's meterpreter.


  1. ^ "Armitage A GUI for Metasploit". Strategic Cyber LLC. Retrieved 2013-11-18.
  2. ^ "Armitage". Offensive Security. Retrieved 2013-11-18.
  3. ^ "Features". Strategic Cyber LLC. Retrieved 2013-11-18.

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