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    vladorascu is offline New Member
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    Default Is there a professional solution to test malware?

    Hello all

    Is there a professional solution to test malware?
    A professional sandbox? I mean something more advanced, not just a VM separated from the network.
    Please advice

    Thank you

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    I am sorry but could you be more clear please?

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    UmbraEmsi is offline New Member
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    If you want test malware there is 2 ways:

    1- Using a spare machine and testing on live system

    2- Using a Virtual Machine (VM) software like Virtual Box (free) or VMware Workstation (paid, the most professional one). Then on those VMs, you have to install the operating system of your choice and then collect and run malware on it. Be sure that no "connections" exist between the host (your real system) and the guest (the virtualized OS)

    sandboxes can be used but they are less convenient.

    Also , note that some malware are are VM-aware, so they will stay quiet if they detect they are ran on virtualized systems.
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