Most of us have heard of msfvenom or or at least metasploit backdoors, they’re great but they get detected by anti-virus programs, we also know we can use a tool called Veil-Evasion to generate backdoors that bypass most anti-virus programs, the effectiveness of such tools depends on how recently they were updated, therefore sometimes Veil will generate backdoors that will get detected by several AV programs, the way to fix this is to modify the backdoor manually to make it more unique (this is a completely different topic, I actually cover that in my social engineering course), alternatively you can just try to generate the backdoor using another tool, such as Empire.
Empire does not come pre-installed in Kali, follow these simple steps to install it:
- Go to the /opt directory (optional).
2. Clone the project from github.
git clone https://github.com/EmpireProject/Empire.git
3. Navigate to its setup directory
4. Run the installer
Wait for the installer to finish, and then you can run the tool from its directory in /opt/Empire, so first you’ll have to navigate to it using cd
Then run it
And that should start the tool for you, so you should see something like this
Now you’re ready to use the tool, checkout the following video to learn how to use the tool in general, as an example you will learn how to generate a windows backdoor that bypass anti-virus programs and use this backdoor to hack Windows 10.