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Metasploit Revealed: Secrets of the Expert Pentester by Nipun Jaswal, Sagar Rahalkar

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Metasploit and Arduino - the deadly combination

Arduino-based microcontroller boards are tiny and amazing pieces of hardware that can act as a lethal weapon when it comes to penetration testing. A few of the Arduino boards support keyboard and mouse libraries, which means that they can act as an HID device.

Therefore, these little Arduino boards can stealthily perform human actions such as typing keys, moving and clicking with a mouse, and many other things. In this section, we will emulate an Arduino Pro Micro board as a keyboard to download and execute our malicious payload from the remote site. However, these little boards do not have enough ...

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