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virusbattle-sdk / Credits for VirusBattle

VirusBattle SDK and VirusBattle Automated Malware Analysis Service have been developed in the University of Louisiana at Lafayette's Software Research Laboratory, under the supervision of Dr. Arun Lakhotia, Professor of Computer Science.

The credits for the development of its various components is as follows:

  • Unpacker: - Developed by Vivek Notani
  • BinJuice abstract semantics:- Developed by Arun Lakhotia.
  • VB-CallGraph, VB-APIFlowGraph and VB-Strings analysis:- Developed by Craig Miles.
  • Semantic Similarity:- Early work done by Charles LeDoux, and later optimizations by Arun Lakhotia and Vivek Notani.
  • VirusBattle REST Service:- Developed by Vivek Notani and Arun Lakhotia.
  • VirusBattle Python client-side SDK:- Developed by Arun Lakhotia and Vivek Notani.
  • VirusBattle Distributed Processing Architecture (using Python Pyro and Multiprocessing):- Developed by Vivek Notani and Arun Lakhotia.
  • VirusBattle Internal Test Suite:- Developed by Arun Lakhotia and Vivek Notani.
  • VirusBattle mini-VM cluster:- Architected and setup by Shailendra Gaekwad.
  • VirusBattle Documentation Wiki:- Arun Lakhotia.
  • VirusBattle Web UI :- Yamini Joshi

VirusBattle has it's root in VILO, a system aimed at constructing "VIrus phyLOgeny" developed around 2008 by Dr. Andrew Walenstein.

Citing VirusBattle: If you are using VirusBattle, please consider citing the following -

  • Arun Lakhotia and Vivek Notani. "Harnessing Intelligence from Large Malware Repositories." Black Hat (2015).
BibTex:
@article{virusbattleBlackHat,
  title={Harnessing Intelligence from Large Malware Repositories},
  author={Notani, Vivek and Lakhotia, Arun},
  journal={Black Hat},
  year={2015}
}
  • Miles, Craig, Arun Lakhotia, Charles LeDoux, Aaron Newsom, and Vivek Notani. "VirusBattle: State-of-the-art malware analysis for better cyber threat intelligence." In 7th International Symposium on Resilient Control Systems (ISRCS), 2014, pp. 1-6. IEEE, 2014.
BibTex:
@inproceedings{virusbattleISRCS,
  title={VirusBattle: State-of-the-art malware analysis for better cyber threat intelligence},
  author={Miles, Craig and Lakhotia, Arun and LeDoux, Charles and Newsom, Aaron and Notani, Vivek},
  booktitle={7th International Symposium on Resilient Control Systems (ISRCS), 2014},
  pages={1--6},
  year={2014},
  organization={IEEE}
}

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