BYOB (Build Your Own Botnet) is an open-source post-exploitation framework designed for students, researchers, and developers to easily implement their own code and add new features. It has a command & control server with an intuitive user-interface, a custom payload generator for multiple platforms, and 12 post-exploitation modules.

Here are some of the advantages of BYOB:

  • Platform-independent: BYOB can run on Windows, Linux, and macOS.
  • Zero dependencies: BYOB does not require any additional software to be installed.
  • Can bypass firewalls: BYOB can use a variety of techniques to bypass firewalls.

Here are some examples of how BYOB can be used:

  • Establish persistence on a host machine
  • Run a packet sniffer
  • Escalate privileges
  • Scan the local network for other online devices
  • Log the user’s keystrokes
  • Take a screenshot of the current user’s desktop
  • Read/search/upload emails from the local Outlook client
  • List/search/kill/monitor currently running processes on the host
  • Check for logged in iCloud account on macOS
  • Mine Monero in the background

BYOB is a powerful tool that can be used for a variety of purposes, both good and bad. It is important to use BYOB responsibly and ethically.