The Metasploit RPC API enables users to programmatically manage Metasploit Framework and commercial products, utilizing HTTP-based RPC services. This includes services to; locally or remotely execute Metasploit commands, perform basic tasks such as running modules, communicating with the database, interacting with sessions, exporting data, and more. Metasploit is an open source penetration testing framework from Rapid7.
Seventeen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Payments, Security, and TV. Highlights include an API that returns data about the Breaking Bad TV show, and an API for Mattermost team messaging platform. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.