Installation and First Contact With the New WinDbg


These days it is being my first contact with the new Windbg. There are fantastic things in this new version, I am still discovering and enjoying it. I decided to write this short post about the particular installation of the new WinDbg and the way that I needed to configure VirtualKD’s vmmon to attach the new WinDbg to the selected running VM from the vmmon menu.

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Tools For Unpacking Malware, Part 2. Weak encryption algorithms


Some days ago I started a series of posts about tools and methods for unpacking malware, here you can find the first part. Each malware/packer is very different, and sometimes there are no generic ways to unpack them. But sometimes we can find characteristics shared by a number of them. For example, packers usually rely on weak encryption algorithms and, sometimes, it is possible to attack them.

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Tools For Unpacking Malware, Part 1. Dumping executables from RWE memory


This is the first part of a series of articles (at least I will write a second part and i hope to continue) where I will write about different ways that I use to unpack malware, and where I will share some tools and scripts that I use frequently for this purpose. I hope these articles and tools will be useful for you 🙂

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Analysis of PoSeidon downloader and keylogger


In this post I analyze a sample of Poseidon (sample: 1b7f205b663af9a6eb44f18555bdaad86e0fa58f3a9e4aced3e2ae1e3ed472b5, you can read about it here). The original sample is a downloader. It is working, and there are online and working CnCs in the list of CnCs that the sample carries. However the malware could be failing to download the second stage executable (the keylogger) because of a bug in the downloader.

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Analysis of new variant of Konni RAT


These days TalosIntelligence commented about a new variant of Konni RAT. It is not a complicated malware, but it implements some interesting tricks and functionality typical of RATs. I wanted to take a look at something different (there is more life after the ransomware 🙂 ) and in this post you can find a brief analysis of this RAT. I hope you enjoy it.

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