List of Awesome CobaltStrike Resources – Penetration Testing Tools, ML and Linux Tutorials

List of Awesome CobaltStrike Resources - Penetration Testing Tools, ML and Linux Tutorials

Awesome CobaltStrike

0x00 Introduction

  1. The first part is a collection of quality articles about CobaltStrike
  2. The third part is about the integration of the new features BOF resources
  3. This project is to solve the problem of not finding the right aggressor script or BOF when it is needed
  4. If there is quality content that is not covered in this repo, welcome to submit pr

0x01 Articles & Videos

1. Basic Knowledge

  1. Cobalt_Strike_wiki
  2. Cobalt Strike Book
  3. CobaltStrike4.0 notes
  4. CobaltStrike related web articles collection
  5. Cobalt Strike External C2 Principles
  6. Cobalt Strike desktop control problem resolution (and post-infiltration tools such as screenshots)
  7. Cobalt Strike & MetaSploit linkage
  8. Cobalt-Strike-CheatSheet
  9. Cobalt Strike MITRE TTPs
  10. Red Team Operations with Cobalt Strike (2019)

2. Crack and Customisation

  1. IntelliJ-IDEA modify cobaltstrike
  2. CobaltStrike secondary development environment preparation
  3. Cobal Strike Customize OneLiner
  4. Build post-penetration module through reflective DLL injection (Lesson 1)
  5. Cobalt Strike Aggressor Script (Lesson 1)
  6. Cobalt Strike Aggressor Script (Lesson 2)
  7. Implementing Syscalls In The Cobaltstrike Artifact Kit
  8. Cobalt Strike 4.0 certification and repair process
  9. Arm your CobaltStrike with ReflectiveDLLInjection
  10. Bypass cobaltstrike beacon config scan
  11. Tailoring Cobalt Strike on Target
  12. COFFLOADER: BUILDING YOUR OWN IN MEMORY LOADER OR HOW TO RUN BOFS
  13. Yet Another Cobalt Strike Stager: GUID Edition
  14. Cobalt Strike4.3 cracked diary
  15. Cobalt Strike process creation and corresponding Syslog log analysis

3. Useful Trick

  1. Cobalt Strike Spear Phish
  2. run CS in win — teamserver.bat
  3. Remote NTLM relaying through CS — related to CVE_2018_8581
  4. Cobalt Strike Convet VPN
  5. Construction, use and traffic analysis of the penetration artifact CS3.14
  6. CobaltStrike generates anti-kill shellcode
  7. CS-notes –A series of CS notes
  8. Use Cobalt Strike to post-infiltrate Linux hosts
  9. Cobalt Strike Listener with Proxy
  10. Cobalt Strike Convet VPN
  11. CS 4.0 SMB Beacon
  12. Cobalt Strike browser springboard attack
  13. Cobalt Strike 中 Bypass UAC
  14. Explore Cobalt Strike’s ExternalC2 framework together
  15. In-depth exploration of Cobalt Strike’s ExternalC2 framework
  16. Cobalt Strike’s special function (external_C2) exploration
  17. A tale of .NET assemblies, cobalt strike size constraints, and reflection
  18. AppDomain.AssemblyResolve
  19. Establish a proxy from the webshell to go online to the internal network machine that does not go out of the network
  20. Make direct system calls in Cobalt Strike BOF
  21. Using Direct Syscalls in Cobalt Strike’s Artifact Kit
  22. Cobalt Strike Staging and Extracting Configuration Information

4. CobaltStrike Hide

  1. CobaltStrike certificate modification to avoid traffic censorship
  2. CS legal certificate + Powershell online
  3. Cobalt Strike team server is hidden
  4. Red team infrastructure: hide your C2 server
  5. Cobalt Strike HTTP C2 Redirectors with Apache mod_rewrite
  6. In-depth study of the cobalt strike malleable C2 configuration file
  7. A Brave New World: Malleable C2
  8. How to Write Malleable C2 Profiles for Cobalt Strike
  9. Randomized Malleable C2 Profiles Made Easy
  10. About CobaltStrike’s Stager being scanned
  11. Beacon Stager listener to feature
  12. Detect and hide Cobaltstrike server
  13. Remember a cs bypass Kaspersky memory check and kill
  14. Cobalt Strike – Bypassing C2 Network Detections

5. CobaltStrike Analysis

  1. Volatility Plugin for Detecting Cobalt Strike Beacon. blog|Toolset
  2. Reverse analysis of Cobalt Strike installation backdoor
  3. Analyze the cobaltstrike c2 agreement
  4. Small tool to decrypt a Cobalt Strike auth file
  5. Cobalt Strike 的 ExternalC2
  6. Detecting Cobalt Strike Default Modules via Named Pipe Analysis
  7. Analysis of CobaltStrike Beacon Staging Server Scan
  8. Striking Back at Retired Cobalt Strike: A look at a legacy vulnerability
  9. Analyzing Cobalt Strike for Fun and Profit
  10. Cobalt Strike Remote Threads detection
  11. The art and science of detecting Cobalt Strike
  12. A Multi-Method Approach to Identifying Rogue Cobalt Strike Servers
  13. How to detect Cobalt Strike activities in memory forensics
  14. Detecting Cobalt Strike by Fingerprinting Imageload Events
  15. The Anatomy of an APT Attack and CobaltStrike Beacon’s Encoded Configuration
  16. CobaltStrike – beacon.dll : Your No Ordinary MZ Header
  17. GitHub-hosted malware calculates Cobalt Strike payload from Imgur pic
  18. Detecting Cobalt Strike beacons in NetFlow data
  19. Volatility Plugin for Detecting Cobalt Strike Beacon
  20. Easily Identify Malicious Servers on the Internet with JARM
  21. Cobalt Strike Beacon Analysis
  22. Hancitor infection with Pony, Evil Pony, Ursnif, and Cobalt Strike
  23. Attackers Exploiting WebLogic Servers via CVE-2020-14882 to install Cobalt Strike
  24. Hiding in the Cloud: Cobalt Strike Beacon C2 using Amazon APIs
  25. Identifying Cobalt Strike team servers in the wild
  26. Multi-stage APT attack drops Cobalt Strike using Malleable C2 feature
  27. Operation Cobalt Kitty
  28. Detecting and Advancing In-Memory .NET Tradecraft
  29. Analysing Fileless Malware: Cobalt Strike Beacon
  30. IndigoDrop spreads via military-themed lures to deliver Cobalt Strike
  31. Cobalt Group Returns To Kazakhstan
  32. Striking Back at Retired Cobalt Strike: A look at a legacy vulnerability
  33. Azure Sentinel Quick-Deploy with Cyb3rWard0g’s Sentinel To-Go – Let’s Catch Cobalt Strike!
  34. Cobalt Strike stagers used by FIN6
  35. Malleable C2 Profiles and You
  36. C2 Traffic patterns including Cobalt Strike
  37. Cobalt Strike DNS Direct Egress Not That Far Away
  38. Detecting Exposed Cobalt Strike DNS Redirectors
  39. Example of Cleartext Cobalt Strike Traffic
  40. Cobaltstrike-Beacons analyzed
  41. Detect Cobalt Strike server through DNS protocol
  42. Detecting Cobalt Strike with memory signatures
  43. Obtaining the host field in CobaltStrike communication

6. CobaltStrike Video

  1. Malleable Memory Indicators with Cobalt Strike’s Beacon Payload
  2. STAR Webcast: Spooky RYUKy: The Return of UNC1878
  3. Excel 4.0 Macros Analysis – Cobalt Strike Shellcode Injection
  4. Profiling And Detecting All Things SSL With JA3

0x02 C2 Profiles

Type Name Description Popularity Language
ALL Malleable-C2-Profiles Official Malleable C2 Profiles
ALL Malleable-C2-Randomizer This script randomizes Cobalt Strike Malleable C2 profiles through the use of a metalanguage
ALL malleable-c2 Cobalt Strike Malleable C2 Design and Reference Guide
ALL C2concealer C2concealer is a command line tool that generates randomized C2 malleable profiles for use in Cobalt Strike.
ALL MalleableC2-Profiles A collection of Cobalt Strike Malleable C2 profiles. now have Windows Updates Profile
ALL pyMalleableC2 A Python interpreter for Cobalt Strike Malleable C2 profiles that allows you to parse, modify, build them programmatically and validate syntax.
ALL 1135-CobaltStrike-ToolKit Cobalt Strike’s Malleable C2 profile, designed to counter traffic analysis

0x03 BOF

Type Name Description Popularity Language
ALL BOF_Collection Various Cobalt Strike BOFs
ALL Situational Awareness BOF Its larger goal is providing a code example and workflow for others to begin making more BOF files. Blog
ALL bof_helper Beacon Object File (BOF) Creation Helper
ALL BOF-DLL-Inject BOF DLL Inject is a custom Beacon Object File that uses manual map DLL injection in order to migrate a dll into a process all from memory.
ALL cobaltstrike_bofs BOF spawns a process of your choice under a specified parent, and injects a provided shellcode file via QueueUserAPC().
ALL BOF-RegSave Beacon Object File(BOF) for CobaltStrike that will acquire the necessary privileges and dump SAM – SYSTEM – SECURITY registry keys for offline parsing and hash extraction.
ALL CobaltStrike BOF DCOM Lateral Movement; WMI Lateral Movement – Win32_Process Create; WMI Lateral Movement – Event Subscription
ALL BOFs ETW Patching; API Function Utility; Syscalls Shellcode Injection
Dev bof This is a template project for building Cobalt Strike BOFs in Visual Studio.
Dev BOF.NET A .NET Runtime for Cobalt Strike’s Beacon Object Files.
Dev beacon-object-file The format, described by Mudge here, asks that the operator construct an COFF file using a mingw-w64 compiler or the msvc compiler that holds an symbol name indicating its entrypoint, and underlying function calls.
Dev InlineWhispers Demonstrate the ability to easily use syscalls using inline assembly in BOFs.
Dev WdToggle A Proof of Concept Cobalt Strike Beacon Object File which uses direct system calls to enable WDigest credential caching and circumvent Credential Guard (if enabled).
Dev Situational Awareness BOF This Repo intends to serve two purposes. First it provides a nice set of basic situational awareness commands implemented in BOF. This allows you to perform some checks on a host before you begin executing commands that may be more invasive.
Dev MiniDumpWriteDump Custom implementation of DbgHelp’s MiniDumpWriteDump function. Uses static syscalls to replace low-level functions like NtReadVirtualMemory.
Dev COFF Loader This is a quick and dirty COFF loader (AKA Beacon Object Files). Currently can run un-modified BOF’s so it can be used for testing without a CS agent running it. The only exception is that the injection related beacon compatibility functions are just empty.
Auxiliary EnumCLR.c Cobalt Strike BOF to identify processes with the CLR loaded with a goal of identifying SpawnTo / injection candidates.
Auxiliary FindObjects-BOF A Cobalt Strike Beacon Object File (BOF) project which uses direct system calls to enumerate processes for specific modules or process handles.
Auxiliary ChromeKeyDump BOF implementation of Chlonium tool to dump Chrome Masterkey and download Cookie/Login Data files
Auxiliary Sleeper BOF to call the SetThreadExecutionState function to prevent host from Sleeping
Auxiliary LSASS Beacon Object File to dump Lsass memory by obtaining a snapshot handle. Does MiniDumpWriteDump/NtReadVirtualMemory on SnapShot of LSASS instad of original LSASS itself hence evades some AV/EDR.
Auxiliary getsystem get system by duplicating winlogon’s token.
Auxiliary Silent Lsass Dump Silent Lsass Dump
Auxiliary unhook-bof This is a Beacon Object File to refresh DLLs and remove their hooks.
Auxiliary Beacon Health Check Aggressor Script This aggressor script uses a beacon’s note field to indicate the health status of a beacon.
Auxiliary Registry BOF A beacon object file for use with cobalt strike v4.1+. Supports querying, adding, and deleting keys/values of local and remote registries.
Auxiliary InlineExecute-Assembly InlineExecute-Assembly is a proof of concept Beacon Object File (BOF) that allows security professionals to perform in process .NET assembly execution as an alternative to Cobalt Strikes traditional fork and run execute-assembly module
Auxiliary CredBandit CredBandit is a proof of concept Beacon Object File (BOF) that uses static x64 syscalls to perform a complete in memory dump of a process and send that back through your already existing Beacon communication channel. The memory dump is done by using NTFS transactions which allows us to write the dump to memory and the MiniDumpWriteDump API has been replaced with an adaptation of ReactOS’s implementation of MiniDumpWriteDump.
Auxiliary Inject AMSI Bypass Cobalt Strike Beacon Object File (BOF) that bypasses AMSI in a remote process with code injection.
Exploit CVE-2020-0796-BOF SMBGhost LPE
Exploit ZeroLogon-BOF ZeroLogon
Persistence SPAWN Cobalt Strike BOF that spawns a sacrificial process, injects it with shellcode, and executes payload. Built to evade EDR/UserLand hooks by spawning sacrificial process with Arbitrary Code Guard (ACG), BlockDll, and PPID spoofing.

0x04 Aggressor Script

Type Name Description Popularity Language
BypassAV BypassAV Used to quickly generate anti-virus executable files
BypassAV scrun BypassAV ShellCode Loader (Cobaltstrike/Metasploit) Useage
BypassAV beacon-c2-go beacon-c2-go (Cobaltstrike/Metasploit)
BypassAV C–Shellcode python ShellCode Loader (Cobaltstrike&Metasploit) Useage
BypassAV Doge-Loader Cobalt Strike Shellcode Loader by Golang
BypassAV CS-Loader CS avoid killing, including python version and C version
BypassAV CSSG Cobalt Strike Shellcode Generator. Generates beacon stageless shellcode with exposed exit method, additional formatting, encryption, encoding, compression, multiline output, etc
BypassAV Alaris Alaris is a new and sneaky shellcode loader capable of bypassing most EDR systems as of today (02/28/2021). It uses several known TTP’s that help protect the malware and it’s execution flow.
BypassAV CarbonMonoxide EDR Evasion – Combination of SwampThing – TikiTorch
BypassAV bypassAV-1 Conditionally triggered remote control VT 6/70 avoids domestic anti-virus and defender, Kaspersky and other mainstream anti-virus.
BypassAV ScareCrow ScareCrow is a payload creation framework for generating loaders for the use of side loading (not injection) into a legitimate Windows process (bypassing Application Whitelisting controls).
BypassAV Dent A framework for creating COM-based bypasses utilizing vulnerabilities in Microsoft’s WDAPT sensors.
BypassAV PEzor Open-Source PE Packer.
BypassAV FuckThatPacker A simple python packer to easily bypass Windows Defender
BypassAV goShellCodeByPassVT Go compile -race parameter to achieve VT free kill
BypassAV HouQing Advanced AV Evasion Tool For Red Team Ops
BypassAV DesertFox Use Golang to realize anti-virus loading of CobaltStrike and Metasploit shellcode, currently avoid anti-virus host security software such as Tinder, Avast, Tencent Security Manager, 360 Family Bucket.
BypassUAC UAC-SilentClean This project implements a DLL planting technique to bypass UAC Always Notify and execute code in a high integrity process.
BypassUAC csload.net A cobaltStrike Shellcode loader, can bypass most of AV
Recon red-team-scripts perform some rudimentary Windows host enumeration with Beacon built-in commands
Recon aggressor-powerview All functions listed in the PowerView about page are included in this with all arguments for each function. PowerView
Recon PowerView3-Aggressor PowerView Aggressor Script for CobaltStrike PowerView
Recon AggressorScripts Sharphound-Aggressor- A user menu for the SharpHound ingestor
Recon ServerScan Highly concurrent network scanning and service detection tools for collecting horizontal information on the intranet.
Recon TailorScan Port scanning + detection network card + ms17010 detection
Recon AggressiveProxy LetMeOutSharp will try to enumerate all available proxy configurations and try to communicate with the Cobalt Strike server over HTTP(s) using the identified proxy configurations.
Recon Spray-AD A Cobalt Strike tool to audit Active Directory user accounts for weak, well known or easy guessable passwords.
Recon Ladon Ladon is a multi-threaded plug-in comprehensive scanning artifact for large-scale network penetration, including port scanning, service identification, network assets, password blasting, high-risk vulnerability detection, and one-click GetShell. It supports batch A/B/C and cross- Network segment scan, support URL, host, domain name list scan.
Recon Ladon for Cobalt Strike Ladon for Cobalt Strike
Recon Recon-AD Recon-AD, an AD recon tool based on ADSI and reflective DLL’s
Exploit XSS-Fishing2-CS Automatically stop fishing in javascript after the fish is hooked
Exploit XSS-Phishing xss fishing, cna plug-in cooperates with php back-end to close
Exploit custom_payload_generator CobaltStrike3.0+ –> creates various payloads for Cobalt Strike’s Beacon. Current payload formats
Exploit CrossC2 CrossC2 framework – Generator CobaltStrike’s cross-platform beacon
Exploit GECC Go External C2 Client implementation for cobalt strike.
Exploit Cobaltstrike-MS17-010 ms17-010 exploit tool and scanner.
Exploit AES-PowerShellCode Standalone version of my AES Powershell payload for Cobalt Strike.
Exploit SweetPotato_CS CobaltStrike4.x –> SweetPotato
Exploit ElevateKit privilege escalation exploits
Exploit CVE-2018-4878 CVE-2018-4878
Exploit Aggressor-Scripts The only current public is UACBypass, whose readme can be found inside its associated folder.
Exploit CVE_2020_0796_CNA Local privilege escalation vulnerability based on ReflectiveDLLInjection
Exploit DDEAutoCS setup our stage(d) Web Delivery attack
Exploit geacon Implement CobaltStrike’s Beacon in Go (can be used in Linux)
Exploit SpoolSystem SpoolSystem is a CNA script for Cobalt Strike which uses the Print Spooler named pipe impersonation trick to gain SYSTEM privileges.
Persistence persistence-aggressor-script persistence-aggressor-script
Persistence Peinject_dll Abandon the winexec function, use the shellexecute function, the program flow is not stuck, and achieve real senselessness.
Persistence TikiTorch TikiTorch follows the same concept(CACTUSTORCH) but has multiple types of process injection available, which can be specified by the user at compile time.
Persistence CACTUSTORCH A JavaScript and VBScript shellcode launcher. This will spawn a 32 bit version of the binary specified and inject shellcode into it.
Persistence UploadAndRunFrp Upload frpc and run frpc
Persistence persistence-aggressor-script Persistence Aggressor Script
Persistence AggressiveGadgetToJScript Automate the generation of payloads using the GadgetToJScript technique.
Persistence FrpProPlugin Modified version of frp0.33, over-traffic detection, anti-kill, support for loading remote configuration files, plug-ins that can be used directly by cs
Persistence Automatic-permission-maintenance CobaltStrike launches automatic permission maintenance plugin
Persistence cobalt-strike-persistence The user generates a Web Delivery type payload through the cobalt strike, and then loads this script to achieve the self-starting effect
Persistence Cobalt_Strike_CNA CobaltStrike script that uses multiple WinAPIs to maintain permissions, including API setting system services, setting scheduled tasks, managing users, etc.
Auxiliary generate-rotating-beacon 1. Generate a beacon for a given listener; 2. Host the file at a specified location;3. Monitor the weblog for fetching of the specified location;
Auxiliary ScareCrow-CobaltStrike A Cobalt Strike script for ScareCrow payload generation. Works with all Loaders.
Auxiliary AggressorScripts CreateTicket; Seatbelt; SharpHound
Auxiliary SharpeningCobaltStrike In realtime compiling of dotnet v35/v40 exe/dll binaries + obfuscation with ConfuserEx on your linux cobalt strike server.
Auxiliary CS_Mail_Tip Cobalt Strike host launches email reminder plug-in
Auxiliary Cobaltstrike-atexec Use mission plan for horizontal, need to communicate with port 135 and port 445
Auxiliary Sharp-HackBrowserData HackBrowserData tool of C#, convenient for direct memory loading in cs
Auxiliary HackBrowserData Reflection module of HackBrowserData
Auxiliary cobalt_sync Standalone Cobalt Strike Operation Logging Aggressor script for Ghostwriter 2.0+
Auxiliary samdump Cobalt Strike samdump
Auxiliary SharpeningCobaltStrike In realtime compiling of dotnet v35/v40 exe/dll binaries + obfuscation with ConfuserEx on your linux cobalt strike server.
Auxiliary SharpCompile SharpCompile is an aggressor script for Cobalt Strike which allows you to compile and execute C# in realtime.
Auxiliary Quickrundown Utilizing QRD will allow an operator to quickly characterize what processes are both known and unknown on a host through the use of colors and notes about the processes displayed.
Auxiliary NetUser This tool achieves “net user” in Window API. I made this to be used with Cobalt Strike’s execute-assembly, so you can add users with memory loading
Auxiliary FileSearch C++ enumerates the disk list, traverses the designated disk to search for specific types of files, including the reflection DLL version.
Auxiliary Phant0m_cobaltstrike This script walks thread stacks of Event Log Service process (spesific svchost.exe) and identify Event Log Threads to kill Event Log Service Threads. So the system will not be able to collect logs and at the same time the Event Log Service will appear to be running.
Auxiliary NoPowerShell NoPowerShell is a tool implemented in C# which supports executing PowerShell-like commands while remaining invisible to any PowerShell logging mechanisms.
Auxiliary EventLogMaster RDP EventLog Master
Auxiliary ANGRYPUPPY Bloodhound Attack Path Execution for Cobalt Strike
Auxiliary CobaltStrike_Script_Wechat_Push Launch the WeChat reminder plug-in, remind through WeChat Server sauce
Auxiliary CS-Aggressor-Scripts slack and webhooks reminder
Auxiliary Aggressor-Scripts surveying of powershell on targets (detecting powershell related information on the corresponding target)
Auxiliary cs-magician Implements an events channel and job queue using Redis for Cobalt Strike.
Auxiliary AggressorScripts When viewing the process, the av process is marked in red
Auxiliary Beaconator Beaconator is an aggressor script for Cobalt Strike used to generate a raw stageless shellcode and packing the generated shellcode using PEzor.
Auxiliary Raven CobaltStrike External C2 for Websockets
Auxiliary CobaltStrikeParser Python parser for CobaltStrike Beacon’s configuration
Auxiliary fakelogonscreen FakeLogonScreen is a utility to fake the Windows logon screen in order to obtain the user’s password.
Auxiliary SyncDog Make bloodhound sync with cobaltstrike.
Auxiliary 360SafeBrowsergetpass The CobaltStrike script that assists in capturing the password of the 360 ​​secure browser with one click, and decrypts the browser password offline by downloading the browser database and recording the key.
Auxiliary SharpDecryptPwd Analyze some programs whose passwords have been saved on the Windwos system, including: Navicat, TeamViewer, FileZilla, WinSCP, Xmangager series products (Xshell, Xftp).
Auxiliary List-GitHubAssembly Fetch a list of avaialble artifacts from the configured GitHub repo.
Auxiliary ExecuteAssembly ExecuteAssembly is an alternative of CS execute-assembly, built with C/C++ and it can be used to Load/Inject .NET assemblies by; reusing the host (spawnto) process loaded CLR Modules/AppDomainManager, Stomping Loader/.NET assembly PE DOS headers, Unlinking .NET related modules, bypassing ETW+AMSI, avoiding EDR hooks via NT static syscalls (x64) and hiding imports by dynamically resolving APIs via superfasthash hashing algorithm.
Auxiliary aggrokatz aggrokatz is an Aggressor plugin extension for CobaltStrike which enables pypykatz to interface with the beacons remotely.
Auxiliary Zipper This CobaltStrike tool allows Red teams to compress files and folders from local and UNC paths. This could be useful in situations where large files or folders need to be exfiltrated. After compressing a file or folder a random named zipfile is created within the user temp folder.
Auxiliary CobaltStrike Helpmsg CNA This cna contains error messages for Win32 error codes, HRESULT defintions, and NTSTATUS definitions. This cna can be helpful for those operating out of linux/mac clients without access to the net.exe program, or as a quick way to looking hresult/ntstatus codes without having to do a google search.
Synthesis Erebus CobaltStrike4.x –> Erebus CobaltStrike post penetration test plugin
Synthesis CSplugins CobaltStrike post penetration testing plug-in collection
Synthesis Cobalt-Strike-Aggressor-Scripts CobaltStrike post penetration testing plug-in collection Usage
Synthesis AggressorScripts Aggressor scripts for use with Cobalt Strike 3.0+
Synthesis RedTeamTools RedTeamTools for use with Cobalt Strike
Synthesis cobalt-arsenal Aggressor Scripts for Cobalt Strike 4.0+
Synthesis MoveKit The aggressor script handles payload creation by reading the template files for a specific execution type. intro
Synthesis StayKit The aggressor script handles payload creation by reading the template files for a specific execution type. intro
Synthesis AggressorScripts AggressorScripts
Synthesis AggressorScripts Collection of Aggressor scripts for Cobalt Strike 3.0+ pulled from multiple sources
Synthesis AggressorScripts AggressorScripts
Synthesis Aggressor-VYSEC Contains a bunch of CobaltStrike Aggressor Scripts
Synthesis AggressorAssessor AggressorAssessor
Synthesis AggressorAssessor AggressorAssessor
Synthesis aggressor-scripts Collection of Cobalt Strike Aggressor Scripts
Synthesis 梼杌 Red team automation framework based on cobalt strike platform
Synthesis Aggressor-scripts This is just a random collection of Aggressor Scripts I’ve written for Cobalt Strike 3.x. (One of the debug scripts is easier to use)
Synthesis Aggressor-Script Collection of Aggressor Scripts for Cobalt Strike (mainly contains scripts for privilege escalation and privilege maintenance)
Synthesis Aggressor-Script Aggressor Script, Kit, Malleable C2 Profiles, External C2 and so on
Synthesis aggressor_scripts_collection Collection of various aggressor scripts for Cobalt Strike from awesome people. Will be sure to update this repo with credit to each person.
Synthesis CobaltStrike-ToolKit googlesearch.profile and script related to AD.
Synthesis Arsenal Cobalt Strike 3.13 Arsenal Kit
Synthesis cobalt-arsenal My collection of battle-tested Aggressor Scripts for Cobalt Strike 4.0+
Synthesis aggressor_scripts A collection of useful scripts for Cobalt Strike.(powershell.cna;bot.cna;dcom_lateral_movement.cna;ElevateKit)
Synthesis aggressor creating tunnels with netsh; changed default to bit.ly redirect to mcdonalds;using powershell to kill parent process;
Synthesis CobaltStrikeCNA A collection of scripts – from various sources – see script for more info.
Synthesis AggressorScripts Highlights selected processes from the ps command in beacon;Loads various aliases into beacon;sets a few defaults for scripts to be used later..
Synthesis AggressorAssessor Fully assisted script suite from C2 generation to lateral movement
Synthesis AggressorCollection Collection of awesome Cobalt Strike Aggressor Scripts. All credit due to the authors
Synthesis Cobaltstrike-Aggressor-Scripts-Collection The collection of tested cobaltstrike aggressor scripts.
Synthesis aggressorScripts CobaltStrike AggressorScripts for the lazy
Synthesis cobalt_strike_extension_kit Integrate various intranet tools including SharpHound, SharpRDP, SharpWMI, etc., and use AggressorScripts to build workflow
Synthesis cobaltstrike A collection of plug-ins with functions such as domain administrator positioning, domain information collection, permission maintenance, intranet scanning, database hash dump, and everything intranet search files
Synthesis 365CobaltStrike A collection of plugins compatible with CobaltStrike4.0
Synthesis Cobalt-Strike The content includes horizontal movement, password capture, permission elevation, permission maintenance, etc., as far as possible, organize the things commonly used in intranet penetration, and make it easy to use
Synthesis CSPlugins A collection of third-party plug-ins for Cobaltstrike, which is continuously updated.
Synthesis CobaltStrike-xor third-party –> vnc_x86_dll and vnc_x64_dll
Synthesis Z1-AggressorScripts A collection of intranet penetration plugins for Cobalt Strike 3.x & 4.x
Synthesis csplugin Import PowerView scripts and use common functions
Synthesis CSplugins Comprehensive plug-ins involving working directory, information collection, credential acquisition, permission maintenance, permission escalation, user-related, RDP-related, firewall-related, domain penetration, powershell-related, intranet penetration, intranet detection, remote file download, and trace removal system
Synthesis SharpUtils A collection of C# utilities intended to be used with Cobalt Strike’s execute-assembly.
Synthesis SharpToolsAggressor C# programs commonly used in intranet penetration are integrated into cs scripts and loaded directly into memory. Continuously update~
Synthesis C.Ex CobaltStrike Plugin to start and utilize Cobalt Strike (locally or remotely) from within Sifter

0x05 Related Tools

Type Name Description Popularity Language
AntiCobaltStrike cobaltstrike_brute Cobalt Strike Team Server Password Brute Forcer
AntiCobaltStrike CobaltStrikeScan Scan files or process memory for Cobalt Strike beacons and parse their configuration.
AntiCobaltStrike grab_beacon_config Simple PoC script to scan and acquire CobaltStrike Beacon configurations.
AntiCobaltStrike C2-JARM JARM hash generated by ssl implementation to identify different c2, such as CobaltStrike
AntiCobaltStrike JARM JARM fingerprints scanner
AntiCobaltStrike DetectCobaltStomp A quick(and perhaps dirty!) PoC tool to detect Module Stomping as implemented by Cobalt Strike with moderate to high confidence
AntiCobaltStrike cobaltstrike Code and yara rules to detect and analyze Cobalt Strike
AntiCobaltStrike CS_Decrypt Decryption can help you understand the principle of cs beacon communication, but note that the key is in the local teamserver
AntiCobaltStrike CS Scripts parse_beacon_keys.py A parsing tool for .cobaltstrike.beacon_keys files
AntiCobaltStrike PyBeacon A collection of scripts for dealing with Cobalt Strike beacons in Python Resources
AntiCobaltStrike cobaltstrikescan Detecting CobaltStrike for Volatility
AntiCobaltStrike CobaltStrikeForensic Toolset for research malware and Cobalt Strike beacons
AntiCobaltStrike DuckMemoryScan A simple tool to find backdoors including but not limited to iis hijacking, fileless Trojan, bypass AV shellcode.
AntiCobaltStrike CobaltSplunk Splunk Application CobaltSplunk is a Splunk Application that knows how to 1) ingest Cobalt Strike related logs and parse them properly, 2) display useful operational dashboards, 3) display relevant reports.
AntiCobaltStrike BeaconHunter Behavior based monitoring and hunting tool built in C# tool leveraging ETW tracing. Blue teamers can use this tool to detect and respond to potential Cobalt Strike beacons. Red teamers can use this tool to research ETW bypasses and discover new processes that behave like beacons.
AntiCobaltStrike CobaltStrikeDetected 40 lines of code detected most of CobaltStrike’s shellcode
Anti-AntiCobaltStrike bypass-beacon-config-scan Bypass cobaltstrike beacon config scan for 4.1
BypassAV Cooolis-ms Cooolis-ms is a code execution tool that includes Metasploit Payload Loader, Cobalt Strike External C2 Loader, and Reflective DLL injection. It is positioned to evade some of the code that we will execute and contains features in the static detection and killing, to help red team personnel It is more convenient to switch from the Web container environment to the C2 environment for further work.
BypassAV UrbanBishopLocal A port of FuzzySecurity’s UrbanBishop project for inline shellcode execution.
BypassAV SecondaryDevCobaltStrike CobaltStrike after second development, can bypass Kaspersky, Norton, McAfee, etc.
BypassAV CrossNet-Beta In the red team operation, the phishing executable file is generated by using the white utilization, to bypass AV and automatically judging the network environment. can bypass 360 and huorong
BypassAV EVA FUD shellcode injector
BypassAV BypassAV Use golang to package and generate the backdoor, which has certain anti-virus capabilities
Analysis Beacon Open Source Cobalt Strike Beacon. Unreleased, in research stages
Analysis Linco2 Simulates the communication process between Cobalt Strike’s Beacon and C2, and realizes Linux C2 based on HTTP protocol. The client can issue Beacon tasks through curl.
Analysis beacon-object-files This repository contains miscellaneous examples of Cobalt Strike Beacon object file extensions.
Auxiliary C2ReverseProxy When you encounter a non-networked environment during penetration, you can use this tool to establish a reverse proxy channel so that the beacons generated by CobaltStrike can bounce back to the CobaltStrike server.
Auxiliary Cobalt strike custom 404 page You can find the CS service through 404 pages.
Auxiliary StageStrike A custom Cobalt Strike stager written in C.. is how the project started.
Auxiliary CS_SSLGen sslgen will install a letsencrypt certificate and create a Cobalt Strike keystore from it.
Auxiliary CobaltPatch Cobalt Strike Malleable Profile Inline Patch Template: A Position Independent Code (PIC) Code Template For Creating Shellcode That Can Be Appended In Stage / Post-Ex Blocks. Made for C Programmers
Auxiliary pycobalt Cobalt Strike Malleable Profile Inline Patch Template: A Position Independent Code (PIC) Code Template For Creating Shellcode That Can Be Appended In Stage / Post-Ex Blocks. Made for C Programmers.
Auxiliary redshell An interactive command prompt that executes commands through proxychains and automatically logs them on a Cobalt Strike team server.
Auxiliary CobaltStrikeToGhostWriter Log converter from CS logs to a CSV in Ghostwriter’s operation log format.
Auxiliary Ansible-Cobalt-Strike An Ansible role to install cobalt-strike on debian based architectures, let’s be honest it’s for kali.
Auxiliary cobaltstrike_runtimeconfig A POC showing how to modify Cobalt Strike beacon at runtime
Auxiliary vertinger Pystinger implements SOCK4 proxy and port mapping through webshell. It can be directly used by cobalt strike for session online.
Auxiliary ansible-role-cobalt-strike An Ansible role for installing Cobalt Strike.
Auxiliary CrossNet In the red team operation, the phishing executable file is generated by using the white utilization, avoiding killing and automatically judging the network environment.
Auxiliary BypassAddUser Bypass AV to add users
Synthesis redi Automated script for setting up CobaltStrike redirectors (nginx reverse proxy, letsencrypt)
Synthesis cs2modrewrite Automatically Generate Rulesets for Apache mod_rewrite or Nginx for Intelligent HTTP C2 Redirection
Synthesis RedWarden Flexible CobaltStrike Malleable Redirector
Synthesis Apache Mod_Rewrite Terrafrom Automation Bash scripts that take variables from the user and then call terraform scripts to automate standing up apache2 with mod_rewrite in front of C2 servers. Right now, this repo supports standing up redirectors in Linode or Digital Ocean, and I have different scripts for standing up http redirectors versus https redirectors. Since the mod_rewrite redirector setup scripts use a user agent value and optionally a bearer token, these redirectors are not C2 dependent and can work for any C2 that uses http or https.
Synthesis Red-EC2 Deploy RedTeam Specific EC2 via ansible.
Synthesis Rapid Attack Infrastructure Red Team Infrastructure… Quick… Fast… Simplified.
Synthesis RedCommander Creates two Cobalt Strike C2 servers (DNS and HTTPS), with redirectors, and RedELK in Amazon AWS. Minimal setup required! Companion Blog here
Synthesis CobaltPatch Cobalt Strike Malleable Profile Inline Patch Template: A Position Independent Code (PIC) Code Template For Creating Shellcode That Can Be Appended In Stage / Post-Ex Blocks. Made for C Programmers
Synthesis CPLResourceRunner Run shellcode(Cobalt Strike) from resource
Dev vscode-language-aggressor This is a Visual Studio Code (VSC) extension that aims to provide: An implement of the Sleep and Cobalt Strike (CS) Aggressor grammar; and The definition of Cobalt Strike functions’ prototype
Dev PayloadAutomation Payload Automation is a collection of Python classes for automating payload development, testing, opsec checking, and deployment with Cobalt Strike.
Crack CSAgent CobaltStrike 4.x is a universal white prostitution and Chinese loader, which uses javaagent+javassist to dynamically modify the jar package, which can directly load the original cobaltstrike.jar, and theoretically supports all 4.x versions so far.

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