Tag Archives: Malware Research

sems – Sandbox and Virtual Machine Detection Tool

sems is a good tool that can be used by malware researchers to verify if the existing virtual environment detected by malwares.

PortEx- Java Library for Static Analysis of PE File


PortEx is a Java library for static malware analysis of Portable Executable files. Its focus is on PE malformation robustness, and anomaly detection. PortEx is written in Java and Scala, and targeted at Java applications. some of the features are:

New release YARA 3.0

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Over this week a new version of Yara have been released. YARA is a tool aimed at (but not limited to) helping malware researchers to identify and classify malware samples. With YARA you can create descriptions of malware families (or

McAfee FileInsight 2.1

FileInsight McAfee – free HEX- editor for Windows. Includes all the standard features HEX- editor . It has convenient interface for editing files in hex ​​and text. Able to read the structure of exe- files and organize them by entry

Process Hacker 2.32 – Utility to manage Windows process and services

Process hacker is one of the leading tool for manipulating processes and services, this is important for monitoring the changes when you are investigating a malicious code. you will need this tool in your sandbox to identify any new process

PE-bear Portable Executable reversing tool

PE-bear is a project that can be used for reversing malwares, the tool provides a very useful interface to compare two portable executable files and see the difference. Some of the features are: views multiple files in parallel recognizes known

Beware of the Disassembled Malware Emails

Security software company Symantec is alerting of a new malware that is using a disassembled malicious file to evade antimalware protection. Cybercriminals have created a hidden .dat files attached to the email with a shortcut used to reassemble the malware.