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Exfiltration with Powershell-RAT

by Uzair Ansari

In this course, you will learn exfiltration over alternative protocol: exfiltration over unencrypted/obfuscated non-C2 protocol using Powershell RAT.

What you'll learn

PowerShell is an important subject of which to have a working knowledge. In this course, Exfiltration with Powershell-RAT, you’ll cover how to utilize Powershell-RAT tool to execute [backdoor attack] in a red team environment. First, you’ll go through some of the scripts that perform specific task that enables you to perform the attack. Next, you’ll apply necessary configurations to facilitate transmission of user activity screenshots as an email attachment that will be sent to the attacker. Finally, you’ll simulate the attack by executing the python script. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to execute these techniques • T1113 - Screen Capture • T1053.005 - Scheduled Task/Job: Scheduled Task • T1020 - Automated Exfiltration • T1048.003 - Exfiltration Over Alternative Protocol: Exfiltration Over Unencrypted/Obfuscated Non-C2 Protocol using Powershell RAT.

More importantly, knowing how these techniques can be used against you, will ultimately lend to your ability as an organization, or an individual, to detect and defend against specific attack vectors.

About the author

With over eleven years of rich experience in IT, Uzair Ansari has been a noteworthy professional in the Windows identity and automation area. He's currently working as a DevOps engineer. You may know him from his tech blog work at, but he can also be credited with his contributions on Microsoft TechNet script center. He holds a Masters degree in Information Technology. During his professional tenure he has worked on technologies like Windows Powershell, Python, CI/CD technolo... more

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