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Learning Metasploit Exploitation and Development by Aditya Balapure

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Creating an EXE backdoor

In this section, we will learn how to create a malicious backdoor using inbuilt payloads. But before starting this, we will check the location (payload directory) of these payloads in the Metasploit framework. So we go to the root directory and then to /opt/metasploit/msf3/modules. Under this directory, we find the payloads directory.

Creating an EXE backdoor

We can also see all these payloads from msfconsole by using a simple command. Just type in show payloads and it will list all payloads.

Creating an EXE backdoor

For creating a backdoor with the help of a payload, there ...

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