Exploring Cobalt Strike's ExternalC2 framework

As many testers will know, achieving C2 communication can sometimes be a pain. Whether because of egress firewall rules or process restrictions, the simple days of reverse shells and reverse HTTP C2 channels are quickly coming to an end. OK, maybe I exaggerated that a bit, but it's certainly becoming harder. So, I wanted to look at some alternate routes to achieve C2 communication and with this, I came across Cobalt Strike’s ExternalC2 framework. ExternalC2 ExternalC2 is a specification/framew... Read More »