The services below are some of the most commonly abused services for malicious parties to “live of the land”. Each are built into Windows and inherit trust by default. Because of this, security controls won’t ever be able to fully isolate them without affecting the operating system. For example, your endpoint protection can’t block command prompt and Powershell because engineers use them for automation tasks, nor can it block task scheduler or certuitl…….
Meterpreter is a very powerful payload that can be dropped using an exploit in Metasploit. Once obtained, there is quite a lot that you can do. This is what I’m going to cover below. To find out more about Meterpreter, click the link below. This site also has examples on how to use the modules……..
Sometimes you don’t always need a Meterpreter shell. Depending on the intent, Netcat might be all you need. The benefit being that Windows Defender still doesn’t see Netcat as a threat which could get you a shell…….