When I first launched Cobalt Strike, Jim Walter and David Marcus were kind enough to host me on the McAfee Labs Audio Parasitics Podcast. You can hear part I and part II of that original interview if you like. Cobalt Strike is coming up on its one year anniversary on the market. A lot has changed with the tool. It has developed an amazing feature set, providing red teams with capabilities such as the ability to conduct distributed operations, asynchronous command and control (beacon), improved real-time collaboration, etc.
With this in mind, Jim and David invited me back to demo Cobalt Strike in its current state. We did this entire interview and demonstration over Amazon’s EC2, attacking parts of my local training lab. Here it is, in all of its glory: