Initial Access with Gophish

by Matt Glass

Gophish is an open source phishing tool written in the Go programming language for use by businesses and penetration testers to test for phishing awareness in their organization. In this course, you will learn Initial Access using Gophish.

What you'll learn

Are you looking for a tool that can quickly and easily set up phishing campaigns and host its own landing pages?

In this course, Initial Access with Gophish, you’ll cover how to utilize Gophish to complete Initial Access in a red team environment.

First, you’ll see how to install Gophish and navigate through its features.
Next, you’ll explore social engineering techniques to execute a malicious link phishing campaign and capture credentials.
Finally, you’ll discover how to simulate a malicious attachment attack to gain access to your target.

When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge to execute this technique - T1566: Spearphishing using Gophish.

Course FAQ

What is Gophish?

Gophish is an open source phishing tool written in the Go programming language for use by businesses and penetration testers to test for phishing awareness.

What is Gophish used for?

Gophish is used for sending phishing emails with malicious attachments or links to landing pages that can capture entered credentials.

What will I learn in this course?

We will cover one primary tactic with two sub-tactics in this course. The primary tactic is phishing, which has two sub-topics we'll cover, spearphishing attachment and spearphishing link.

What version is required?

The current version of Gophish can be downloaded from either their website, getgophish.com, or their GitHub page.

About the author

Matt Glass is a Regional Field Service Support Lead in Yokosuka, Japan, working as a government contractor. Matt has more than 13 years of IT experience in a variety of roles. Consistently finding joy in developing the skills of others and helping their careers, he joined Pluralsight in 2017 to pass on the lessons he learned. Matt is married and the father of four children.

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