The posts in Malware Development Primer series are intended for educational and red/blue teaming purposes only. The author does not condone infecting systems without the consent of the system owner. The author should not be held responsible for any misuse of this content. Act responsibly!
The word “malware” always sets off alarms, and rightly so for all the havoc it can cause. The art in malware development lies in creative evasion. Developing undetectable malware is an essential skill for red teamers as open source offensive tools are easily caught by the most naïve antivirus software. Red teams need to keep up with maturing defenders and blue teams, vice versa. In this series, I intend to document my learnings on developing malware and bypassing latest defenses.
In this post, I will introduce malware development in C/C++ by creating a PE .exe file that executes shellcode to pop a reverse shell.Read More