Unveiling Dorothy2: a malware/botnet analysis framework written in Ruby.
09 Jun 2013 Marco Riccardi botnet dorothy malware sandbox
I’ve the pleasure to *finally* unveil the second version of Dorothy: a malware/botnet analysis framework written in Ruby.
Dorothy2 is a framework created for mass malware analysis. Currently, it is mainly based on analyzing the network behavior of a virtual machine where a suspicious executable was executed. However, static binary analysis and system behavior analysis will be shortly introduced in further versions.
Dorothy is a multi-thread framework: it is able to execute as many concurrent analysis processes as the number of the VMs present in vSphere. So if you have 5 VMs for example, 5 binaries will be analyzed at time, by giving you 5 different output folders containing their network traffic and screenshots accordingly.
It is a very modular framework, and customizing/extending it can be very easy.
For more details, refer to its README
During the last years Dorothy2 helped me in several analysis/research on botnets and I
really hope that can now be useful to someone else.
A redmine repository will be provided soon.
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