"Metasploit is pleased to announce the immediate free availability of the Metasploit Framework version 3.0 from http://framework.metasploit.com/.
The Metasploit Framework ("Metasploit") is a development platform for creating security tools and exploits. Version 3.0 contains 177 exploits 104 payloads 17 encoders and 3 nop modules. Additionally 30 auxiliary modules are included that perform a wide range of tasks including host discovery protocol fuzzing and denial of service testing.
Metasploit is used by network security professionals to perform penetration tests system administrators to verify patch installations product vendors to perform regression testing and security researchers world-wide. The framework is written in the Ruby programming language and includes components written in C and assembler.
Metasploit runs on all modern operating systems including Linux Windows Mac OS X and most flavors of BSD. Metasploit has been used on a wide range of hardware platforms from massive Unix mainframes to the tiny Nokia n800 handheld. Users can access Metasploit using the tab-completing console interface the command line scripting interface or the AJAX-enabled web interface. The Windows version of Metasploit includes all software dependencies and a selection of useful networking tools."
Download Link: http://framework.metasploit.com/