How To Detect Antivirus Software on Victim Machine

When it comes to penetration testing, not all of your payloads are fully undetected and if you want to bypass the Antivirus software, you will need to identify the AV software installed on your victim’s system or machine. After that you can install this software on your own machine for testing purposes before sending your payload to the victim.

In this small article, we will guide you how to properly use Beef and MITMF to detect what type of antivirus software your victim’s machine is using.

It’s quite simple, all you have to do is start Beef JS hook and use MITMF to inject JS.

  1. First start Beef:beef

2. Use MITMF command:


3. Use module Detect AV on BeEF.

Below is a nicely done Demo:

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