Jordan Hook

Software Developer

Posted: 09/03/2020

Before reading this article I strongly recommend taking a quick peak at my previous tutorials with regards to scraping for malware (links below). They will help get you started on your malware analysis journey by providing you with a free and simple tool to begin collecting samples to analyze. Please remember to be safe whilst following this tutorial series as you are provided with the ability to collect and analyze very real and very dangerous malicious payloads. If you have any questions ab...

C#  malware  analysis  pattern scanning  hashing  


If you haven't already done so, please read Part 1 to learn about how we developed the scraper used in this tutorial.

When working with dangerous files such as malware it's important to take proper safety precautions. Accidentally opening or executing a malicious file on your system could have dire consequences even on a virtual machine. In order to protect yourself whilst using the ...

malware  dotnet core  C#  docker  containers  isolation  

Posted: 28/04/2019

One of my more popular projects on GitHub as of recently is the MalwareFinder application that was written in C# .NET. The purpose of this project was to scrape various sources around the internet for live malware samples. Now, you may be wondering why would anyone want to find viruses and download them to their computer? Well, firstly they wouldn't download them to their computer (at least I hope...) and secondly, in order t...

malware  dotnet core  C#  

Posted: 28/04/2019

If you have ever visited my website you may have noticed at this point that there is a completely new look and feel. I've recently allotted some time in order to improve and redesign my personal website to make it more user friendly. I felt the old design was dated and ready for some improvements. With these improvements you will notice a variety of new functionality across my website such as:

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