Python for Privilege Escalation

Exploring privilege escalation with Python.

5 videos  //  36 minutes of training

Course description

This course demonstrates the use of Python to achieve privilege escalation. Python applications include logon scripts and injection into Python libraries.

Course syllabus

MITRE ATT&CK: Privilege EscalationDuration: 3:22

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

Introduction to Boot or Logon Autostart ExecutionDuration: 3:36

This video introduces the Boot or Logon Autostart Execution Technique and methods for performing it.

Logon ScriptsDuration: 13:40

This video demonstrates the use of Python scripts at system logon.

Introduction to Process InjectionDuration: 6:05

This video introduces the Process Injection Technique and methods for performing it.

Python Library InjectionDuration: 9:23

This video demonstrates the use of Python library injection to achieve privilege escalation.

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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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