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toolsmith #112: Red vs Blue - PowerSploit vs PowerForensics

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Happy New Year and welcome to 2016!
When last we explored red team versus blue team tactics in May 2015, we utilized Invoke-Mimikatz, then reviewed and analyzed a victim with WinPmem and Rekall. The recent release of PowerSploit 3.0.0 on 18 DEC 2015 presents us with another opportunity to use PowerShell for a red team versus blue team discussion. This time its an all PowerShell scenario, thanks as well to PowerForensics.
Forget the old Apple pitch line: "There's an app for that." With so much PowerShell love, there's a PowerShell script for that!
For the uninitiated, a description of each.
PowerSploit "is a collection of Microsoft PowerShell modules that can be used to aid penetration testers during all phases of an assessment."
PowerForensics "is a PowerShell digital forensics framework. It currently supports NTFS and is in the process of adding support for the ext4 file system."
Both are updated regularly and are GitHub projects subject to your fe…