Posts Tagged payload

Custom payloads in Metasploit 4

One of the key features of Metasploit is the customization of the framework; for example, different payloads can be generated with many different options and placed in any of a large number of exploits. Custom scripts can be written with many commands for automated post-exploit actions. Nevertheless, there have still been a number of customizations […]

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Why Encoding Does not Matter and How Metasploit Generates EXE’s

Payload executables generated by msfencode are commonly detected by antivirus engines, depending which antivirus engine is used. A common misconception is that the antivirus engines are actually detecting the shellcode, and therefore, the best way to avoid antivirus detection is to pick an encoder that the antivirus engine cannot handle, or encode many times. After […]

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