Windows Scripting Host (WSH)

Windows scripting host is a built-in Windows administration tool which runs batch files to automate and manage tasks within the operating system using VBScript.

Show a message box

Dim message
message = "Hello"
MsgBox message

run it in cmd:

wscript hello.vbs

Run exe files

Run an exe file with VBScript:

Set shell = WScript.CreateObject("Wscript.Shell")
shell.Run("C:\Windows\System32\calc.exe " & WScript.ScriptFullName),0,True

Execute it with wscript:

wscript c:\path\to\calc.vbs

or cscript:

cscript.exe c:\path\to\calc.vbs

In case of blacklisting, rename it to, for example, payload.txt and run it:

wscript /e:VBScript c:\path\to\payload.txt