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Python for command-and-control

In this course, you’ll look at the use of Python for command-and-control.

    Syllabus

  • Introduction to Encrypted Channels Video — 00:04:55
    • This video introduces the Encrypted Channel Technique and methods for performing it.

  • Protocol tunneling Video — 00:09:47
    • This video demonstrates the use of Python to use protocol tunneling for C2.

  • Encrypted channel Video — 00:13:30
    • This video demonstrates the use of Python to perform C2 over an encrypted channel.

  • MITRE ATT&CK: Command and Control Video — 00:04:18
    • This video introduces MITRE’s Command and Control Tactic and the two Techniques demonstrated in this course.

  • Introduction to Protocol Tunneling Video — 00:05:01
    • This video introduces the Protocol Tunneling Technique and methods for performing it.

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Course description

This course demonstrates the use of Python for command-and-control infrastructure. Python applications include the use of an encrypted channel and the use of protocol tunneling to hide communications.

Meet the author

Howard Poston is a cybersecurity researcher with a background in blockchain, cryptography and malware analysis. He has a master’s degree in Cyber Operations from the Air Force Institute of Technology and two years of experience in cybersecurity research and development at Sandia National Labs. He currently works as a freelance consultant providing training and content creation for cyber and blockchain security. He can be reached by email at howard.poston@gmail.com or via his website at https://www.howardposton.com.

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