In the list of commands allowed by "VideoLan VLC Media Player" on the "Telnet" interface, the use of the command "add" with a wrong argument redirects to the "stderr" of the process the exact content of this argument. The PowerShell script listens to the "stderr" output of the "VideoLan VLC Media Player" process and retrieves the payload to execute it.
There are many forms of remote access which may be used by different actors for various purposes. A red team may use remote access techniques that provide persistent access to an exploited target for the purposes of reconnaissance and lateral movement across the network. A systems administrator may use remote access to perform day to day operations on a network accessible computer. An array of techniques exist to obtain and maintain remote access across a network, including using a command and control server such as Cloud C². Common remote access techniques include reverse shells and may employ obfuscation techniques to mask the connection. See all remote access payloads.
This payload is for the Bash Bunny. Simultaneously mimic multiple trusted devices to trick targets into divulging sensitive information without triggering defenses. The Bash Bunny is truly the world's most advanced USB attack platform.