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Exfiltrating files with BusyBox


This is a super quick post on a simple method to exfiltrate data from systems running BusyBox, a shell commonly used on embedded devices. Such systems often lack common tools, presenting a challenge when you need to move data about. When I first looked into this topic I found solutions which were too specific or complex, so I hope this post is useful.

The BusyBox man page lists commonly available commands, which currently include *deep breath*:

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