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Python for Offensive PenTest by Hussam Khrais

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Preparing the target machine

In this section, we will be preparing our target. We are using a 32-bit Windows 7 machine as our target. We will begin by installing Python 2.7.14+ version from https://www.python.org/downloads/. After you begin the installation, you'll notice that Python will install other handy tools such as pip and easy_install. We will be using pip to install third-party libraries later on.

Similar to what we have done in Kali, we will create a quick and simple Python script just to make sure that everything is working fine. Create a new file. Type print ('hi'), run the script, and save it to the desktop. After this, we need to add Python to our path, so we can start an interactive mode or interactive shell anywhere from the ...

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