Category Archives: Malware

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Enfuse 2017 Reflection – Emily Platz: Combating Fileless Malware

Introduction It was bright and early – 8:00 AM – on the first day at Enfuse. I had just arrived at my first session, How to Combat Fileless Malware; I was a little nervous, but just as excited to be in Las Vegas to learn everything I could from professionals in my field of study. […]

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Enfuse 2017 Reflection – Megan Hallowell: Tracking Ransomware

Introduction On average, about .08% of malware attacks remain undetected every day. Such a small percentage is extremely misleading when large companies like Cisco receive more than 1.1 million unique threats a day: that means 88,000 pieces of malware fly under the radar of industry standard antivirus and intrusion detection softwares. “How should we combat […]

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Malware Analysis Blog 3

Introduction Now that we’ve had a good amount of time to work on this project, we’ve been able to analyze multiple samples of Malware. One of the samples we reviewed was a RAT (Remote Access Trojan), commonly referred to as DarkComet. A RAT is software that allows a person to remotely control a system as […]

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Malware Analysis Blog 2

Introduction: We were able to get our AWS client working with some outside help, and will be using the ThreatAnalyzer to deploy any malware samples we submit. Once it is finishing analyzing the malware, ThreatAnalyzer will then create a detailed report for us. This report serves as an excellent reference while we do some static […]

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Malware Analysis Introduction

Introduction To Malware Analysis In order to build upon work done by the LCDI’s Malware Analysis Team last semester, we are adopting Amazon Web Services. Amazon WorkSpaces will allow us to conduct malware research with the guarantee that the LCDI network will remain unaffected by any samples we choose to analyze. The Malware Team has […]

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