How to Use PowerShell Empire: Generating Stagers for Post Exploitation of Windows Hosts

PowerShell Empire is an amazing framework that is widely used by penetration testers for exploiting Microsoft Windows hosts. In our previous guide, we discussed why and when it's important to use, as well as some general info on listeners, stagers, agents, and modules. Now, we will actually explore setting up listeners and generating a stager. Before we begin, let's do a quick recap of what we learned last time about listeners, stages, agents, and modules. In a future guide, we will talk about getting our first agent to connect back to us, but right now we're just focused on listeners and... more