Sysmon is a component of the Microsoft Sysinternals Suite that runs as a kernel driver and may monitor and report on system events. Businesses frequently utilize it as part of their tracking and logging systems.
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Windows logs include a plethora of structured data from many log sources. Event logs capture events that occur during system execution to analyze system activity and troubleshoot faults. This blog article will teach you about common logs and how to examine crucial events in your system.
WOW64 is the x86 emulator that allows 32-bit Windows-based applications to run seamlessly on 64-bit Windows. In this article we explain how it works and why it matters in fields such as Malware Analysis.
Whether you intend to use Windows 10 to run your samples or collect samples from a Windows 10 environment, it is crucial to be able to distinguish between normal and abnormal Windows 10 processes. Once you comprehend what is running and how it is running, it will be simpler to identify anomalies. While this post is not about Threat Hunting (check out Threat Hunting blog posts), where this approach could be extremely useful, we believe it will be useful for Malware Analysis.
Sysinternals is a suite of free products that was founded by Bryce Cogswell and Mark Russinovich in 1996 and later acquired by Microsoft. These tools are continually updated. These programs are useful not just for managing, diagnosing, troubleshooting, and monitoring a Microsoft Windows environment, but also for Malware Analysts and Threat Hunters.
Before we begin anything connected to malware execution, let’s delve into the Windows System Internals and grasp the basic components of a process and the system on which we will conduct our investigations and analyses. Understanding how to trace and monitor suspicious processes in your restricted environment is crucial.