What is TheFatRat?
TheFatRat is an exploiting tool that compiles malware with a famous payload, and then the compiled malware can be executed on Linux, Windows, Mac, and Android. Also, it Provides An Easy way to create Backdoors and Payload which can bypass most anti-virus.
What is a backdoor
A backdoor is a malware type that negates normal authentication procedures to access a system. As a result, remote access is granted to resources within an application, such as databases and file servers, giving perpetrators the ability to remotely issue system commands and update malware.
TheFatRat is a powerful tool and it also has many features which can impress you and convince you to use it.
- Fully Automating MSFvenom & Metasploit.
- Local or remote listener Generation.
- Easily Make Backdoor by category Operating System.
- Generate payloads in Various formats.
- Bypass anti-virus backdoors.
- File pumper that you can use for increasing the size of your files.
- The ability to detect external IP & Interface address.
- Automatically creates AutoRun files for USB / CDROM exploitation
Uses of TheFatRat
- FatRat is used for exploitation.
- Is used to create malware
- TheFatRat is used to combine payload with malware.
- Also, TheFatrat is used for creating Backdoors for Post Exploitation.
- TheFatRat is used for browser attacks.
- FatRat is used to get DDL files from Linux.
- FatRat can create malware in different extensions.
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Then, let us see how we can get and install TheFatRat. Before you install make sure you have kali Linux installed on the pc.
NB: In this article, we are going to use Kali Linux. But if you don’t have Kali Linux installed just have a look at how to start with Kali Linux. best way to follow. It may work also with other Linux distribution like Parrot.
Also, in this article we will be using some Linux basic commands, if you are not familiar with linux don’t continue this article. But read Basic Linux commands for beginners to advance and then continue after .
log into the Kali Linux machine and open the terminal windows. type git clone https://github.com/Screetsec/TheFatRat
After cloning is completed, type cd TheFatrat, and then hit enter.
We can see the setup.sh file. To execute this file we need to give executable permission, to do that we run the following command in the terminal. Then, type chmod +x setup.sh and hit enter.
Type sudo ./setup.sh and hit enter the start the installation it will ask you your root password. Then, an updating Kali repo popup appears. Then, the tool starts the installation process. It will check for all the necessary tools are installed in the system to run FatRat. If some tools are missing in the system FatRat will auto-install them.
After the update windows close, TheFatRat asks to create a shortcut in the system type y, and hit enter. Take a cup of coffee and relax
Then. after the installation is complete, in the terminal type fatrat and hit enter.
You must know that TheFatRat work together with Metasploit Framework (MSF) is far more than just a collection of exploits–it is also a solid foundation that you can build upon and easily customize to meet your needs. This allows you to concentrate on your unique target environment and not have to reinvent the wheel.
How to troubleshoot TheFatRat
chk_tools script to use in case of problems in setup.sh of fatrat this script will check if everything is in the right version to run fatrat and will also provide you a solution for the problem
cd TheFatRat chmod +x chk_tools ./chk_tools
This article is for educational purposes only, usage of TheFatRat for attacking targets without prior mutual consent is illegal. We assume no liability and are not responsible for any misuse or damage caused by this program.