The Empire project

The Empire tool is currently the most powerful post exploitation tool, and it's used by penetration testers around the globe to perform a variety of different attacks in penetration tests to demonstrate system vulnerabilities. This tool runs PowerShell agents that, by nature, are persistent. It also utilizes other important tools, such as mimikatz. In this section, we will look closer at how to use PowerShell's Empire tool to escalate privileges on victim systems without having to plant any backdoors or using any invasive techniques.

Penetration testers can clone the repository by using git:

git clone
cd Empire/
cd setup

Once the installation is complete, we should be ...

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