Hacking Windows 10: How to Evade Detection of Netstat & Tasklist

There are countless tutorials online that show how to use Netstat and Tasklist to find an intruder on your computer. But with a few PowerShell functions, it's possible for a hacker to evade detection from the almighty command line. Before we dive into the technical sections, have a look at the following GIF. The attacker has manipulated the PowerShell session in a way that's transparent to the target user. The netstat.exe command identifies an outgoing connection on TCP/4444. This is possibly an intruder as the port is common with default Meterpreter configurations. However, in the second... more