The BeEF tool

In this and the coming sections, we're going to have a look at a tool called BeEF. The Browser Exploitation Framework (BeEF) allows us to run a number of commands and attacks on a hooked target. A hooked target is basically a target that executes an URL or a JavaScript code given to us by BeEF. Once the target is hooked, we'll be able to run all the commands that BeEF allows us to.

The first thing we're going to have a look at is the main interface of BeEF, how to run it, and a very simple way to hook a target to BeEF. To run BeEF, we just have to click on the BeEF icon on the desktop. It'll automatically run the http://127.0.0.1:3000/ui/panel URL, which contains the browser interface or the web interface of the tool. It'll ...

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