The Empire Post-Exploitation Framework On MacOS

October 14, 2017

There’s currently no easy way (i.e. brew) to install empire on a mac. Here’s a step-by-step guide to install the package. I’m assuming you have homebrew installed.

  1. If not already done, install swig and openssl
brew install swig openssl
  1. Fetch m2crypto:
python build build_ext --openssl=/usr/local/opt/openssl
sudo python install build_ext --openssl=/usr/local/opt/openssl
  1. Build empire:
alias pip=pip2  # seems to be necessary for recently installed python2 versions via brew
cd ~/Downloads/Empire-master/setup

And done! Happy pentesting.

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