60 Second Kali Box

I am a fan of Kali Linux and AWS so I love the fact that they have an official AMI.  While spinning up a Kali instance in AWS is fairly easy, I had a long flight today so I wrote a script that will spin up a Kali instance in about 60 seconds.

The script does the following:

  • Builds a security group that only allows SSH access from your current public IP.
  • Writes a new SSH Key in ~/Documents/instantkali/
  • Creates a t2.medium EC2 instance.

Here is the output: 


Here is the code:

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