Down the Rabbit Hole: Botnet Analysis for Non-Reverse Engineers

By Talos Group This post is authored by Earl Carter & Holger Unterbrink . Overview Talos is often tasked with mapping the backend network for a specific piece of malware. One approach is to first reverse engineer the sample and determine exactly how it operates. But what if there is no time or resources to take the sample apart? This post is going to show how to examine a botnet from the Fareit family, starting with just an IP address. Then, using sandbox communities like Cisco ThreatGRID []

Source:: Cisco Security Notice