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Scanning a file / bytestream for malware with Python

I am looking for a Python package that allows me to scan uploaded files (or the bytestream of them) for malware. I have found a couple of wrappers for calmAV, but all of them seem rather questionable ...
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“Honeypot” code to send me forensic data when stolen files are opened

An ex-girlfriend has demonstrated an ongoing ability to acquire files from my computer. I am trying to determine when and how this is being done. One stratagem I want to use is to put "honeypot" ...
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How to check if my Ubuntu has any malware or viruses?

I found that someone tried to change my Gmail password several times. I was wondering if my Ubuntu 18.04 is infected by a virus or some other malware. Is there any tool that I can use to check if my ...
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How to discover a virus or rootkit on Ubuntu machine

I have been connected to free/public xfinitywifi and my Ubuntu machine has slowed down a lot. I am not sure if it's an update or if I got a virus. Using top and htop, the processes look normal, ...
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Desktop threat analysis tool for Windows 10

I'm looking for a free threat analysis tool - something similar to Any.Run, but it can be desktop app, and must run on Windows 10 x64. Any.Run is great, but free option offers only Windows 7 32-bit.
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Malex python script (where to get?)

Hello im trying to test malware samples on my vm, and i found people using some python script called malex? But when i try to search for it on google i cant find any way to download/get the script, ...
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Antivirus for Windows and Mac

Which anti virus is the best for Mac and Windows (I'm using both). I know the list of malware and virus removal tools is long (Avast, Sophos, AiroAV, Norton, Mcafee, Bit Defender, etc., etc).
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Is there any open source malware removal app for Android?

Please let me know! When it comes to harvesting personal data, gratis closed source antimalware apps are among the worst offenders.
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Open source antimalware software for macOS

I'm looking for good categorically open source software for macOS. I did not use the term "antivirus", because I refer to software that can protect not only from viruses, but also from other types ...
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Online virtual machine for malware tests?

I can remember a website that allowed people to upload malware to test it on their virtual machine server. There was a screenshot of a virtual Windows XP machine, updated every ~5 minutes. I am ...
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Antivirus to fix the malware infected files (not to delete them)?

My server got hit with malware. Now I downloaded full back up. When I scan it for a virus, my anti-virus deletes the infected files but I need them to be fixed and upload back. Please suggest me free ...
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Is there a program that will monitor for new startup/autorun programs and alert me as they are installed?

Programs are constantly gumming up my windows-10 system by installing crud that I don't want as startup programs, "services", and scheduled tasks. The excellent Autoruns utility lets me see the crud ...
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Linux software to detect external drive partition-level rootkits

clamscan can search file systems for malware, but it can't scan possible rootkits on the boot sectors of an external disk. rkhunter also doesn't seem to provide the ability to scan boot sectors of an ...
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Android honeypot client for mobile malware

Is there a free honeypot client that is not outdated? If its paid I would still take a look at it ;-) If it's nor clear what I mean with honeypot client: It's a program that acts like a user and ...
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Browser hijack protection for Firefox (BrowserProtect is dead)

I installed K-Lite Codec pack and it installed Bing(R) as a search provider and reset my homepage to Bing (in Firefox, but not PaleMoon). I don't like or use Bing. While this isn't the most ...
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Can anyone suggest an Anti-malware app for Android?

I am aware of the fact that opinion based questions are not allowed, so I will tell you exactly what I expect from the app, and no vague terms like best or good will be used. The app must have: ...
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Chrome malware scanner

My Chrome has been frequently infected with unwanted extensions which I cannot remove. How do I prevent this? I have tried the official Chrome Cleanup Tool but it's not useful. Update: I am pretty ...
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Tool to remove malware from laptop?

I don't know how to remove such malware form PC. Because when I click anywhere in the web page, that click creates a new tab and show a new website, totally ads. I have cleaned by PC with Windows ...
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Malware and Antivirus scanner for web servers (free alternative to ISPProtect)

In short what ispprotect does: "ISPProtect is a Malware and Antivirus scanner for web servers. It contains a signature based scan engine and a heuristic scan engine to detect Malware in websites, ...
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Malware scanner for websites code?

I have multiple Linux CentOS servers that are scanned with the Google Webmaster Tools and when it finds some malicious code on my servers (shared/dedicated), the ranking of those site drops. What I ...
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ransomware removal bootable rescue CD / USB

My friend's computer with Windows OS is infected by ransomware and I am going to make a bootable CD/USB to remove the ransomware . I found two programs, but non of them are up-to-date: https://...
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Online service or Linux-based tool that provides iOS malware analysis?

Is there any iOS online analysis tool? The only thing I have seen so far is VirusTotal. Are there other tools that can provide online reports? My main issue is that I do not have any Apple hardware ...
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Tool to find malware/adware by comparison with a “normal” Windows system

HijackThis is free and open-source tool for Microsoft Windows that tries to detect malware/adware by comparing a Windows system with a list of files that are normally found on a uninfected Windows ...
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Android app to scan a file on multiple antivirus engines using current definitions

I am looking for a gratis android app that will scan a file on multiple antivirus engines using current definitions. What I've tried: VirusTotal by VIRUSTOTAL - Only scans installed apps VirusTotal ...
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Help with a malware issue [closed]

Today I've downloaded a software called Virtual WIFI Router - it was full of malware and viruses. Somehow I've managed to manually delete the files but it's done quite some damage. The biggest ...
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Undetectable hypervisor for malware analysis

I am looking for a hypervisor that can be "hidden" from the guest OS such that they believe that they are running on real hardware, instead of being virtualized. Microsoft-VM's report the motherboard ...