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Listeners and Payloads with Cobalt Strike

by Kat DeLorean Seymour

Cobalt Strike is a powerful Command and Control Framework developed by Raphael Mudge and currently owned and supported by HelpSystems. It is designed to allow Red Team Operators to share connections and collections across an operation.

What you'll learn

Red Teams often operate across multiple locations and timezones, and it can be difficult to coordinate and collaborate while on an op. In this course, Listeners and Payloads with Cobalt Strike, you will learn how Cobalt Strike helps to centralize Red Team operations. First, you will be given an overview of the Cobalt Strike product. Next, you will be introduced to the user interface. Finally, you will understand how to create a simple listener and payload, and be introduced to Cobalt Strike logging. By the end of this course, you will gain an understanding of how to use Team Servers and a robust logging and reporting structure to allow Cobalt Strike to assist you in consolidating your connections and streamlining your reporting.

About the author

Kat Seymour is a Security Author with 20 years of experience in technology and information security. With a wide breadth of experience, Kat's focus is on Red, Blue, and Purple team operations, tools, and techniques. Kat retired from a decades long career in Fintech to pursue her passion of mentoring and teaching full time. Throughout her career Kat has worked to build and innovate technology at a Fortune 100 Financial Institution including development of the first formalized application monitori... more

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