Python for Command-and-Control

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

5 videos  //  38 minutes of training

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.

Course syllabus

MITRE ATT&CK: Command and ControlDuration: 4:18

This video introduces MITRE's Command and Control Tactic and the two Techniques demonstrated in this course.

Introduction to Encrypted ChannelsDuration: 4:56

This video introduces the Encrypted Channel Technique and methods for performing it.

Encrypted ChannelsDuration: 13:30

This video demonstrates the use of Python to perform C2 over an encrypted channel.

Introduction to Protocol TunnelingDuration: 5:01

This video introduces the Protocol Tunneling Technique and methods for performing it.

Protocol TunnelingDuration: 9:47

This video demonstrates the use of Python to use protocol tunneling for C2.

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Howard Poston

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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.

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