RE: [Full-disclosure] Malicious Code Analysis
From: mike king (ngiles_at_hushmail.com)
Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2005 02:03:37 -0700 To: <email@example.com>, <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <email@example.com>
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Hello back. Hey thanks for the reply and not a flame.
These were not submitted to any AV vendors since Norton did flag
them. In the past I have submitted unknown trojans/ viruses like
these to Symantec when clients have been owned, but what can I say
they are hardly 0day more like 300 day.
The programs that were used when first found were “Hex Workshop”
and “IDA”. The other way they were confirmed was with the packer
used to compress the file after the string seg000:00003ABD 0000000C
C \bPECompact2 was located. Cool thing with PECompact2 is it will
also tell you if it was packed with the tool.
Path: C: \wytgp.exe
This module is compressed by PECompact2.
Could you share your methodology on how you go about reverse
engineering/ disassembling a malicious piece of code that has had a
packer ran on it?
On Thu, 04 Aug 2005 23:55:35 -0700 Peter Kruse <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>I was just wondering if you have submitted these lastad samples to
>Although this malware is already identified by several vendors,
>detect any of these "lastad" variants posted on your website. A
>good way to
>ensure that samples gets added for detection, and to help others,
>submitting samples to your prefered av-vendor.
>Also you should not use a hex editor to determine the format of a
>since headers are easily modified. Use disassemblers/debuggers
>softice or IDA.
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>> Here you go; I got this malware from a friend's machine that
>> had been infected. This was about 2 months ago so there
>> about. Use a hex editer to give you what it was packed with
>> and then just go from there. Good luck and have fun.
>> download it from here http://188.8.131.52/sample.zip
>> "unzip" "rename the rar_ to .rar" "unrar".
>> If anyone is wondering yes antivirus picks it up so don't worry.
>> On Thu, 04 Aug 2005 15:19:14 -0700 M4ch3T3 Hax
>> >Hello all,
>> >I have recently graduated from a computers & networking course
>> >university and have spent alot of my time analysing network
>> >from a scanning/sniffing/hardening point of view.
>> >I'm now becoming very interested in learning more about
>> malicious code
>> >analysis in a virtual machine environment. I have read
>> >and set up the environment and tools etc.. However I have no
>> >code to look at! does anyone know of a way to get hold of some?
>> >Also, if anyone can recommend any further reading or sites etc.
>> >would be very much appreciated!
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