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Script for detecting the WireLurker malware family

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WireLurker Detector

Description

This project provides script and/or tool to detect the WireLurker malware family found by Palo Alto Networks in Nov 2014.

For details of the WireLurker:

  • http://researchcenter.paloaltonetworks.com/2014/11/wirelurker-new-era-os-x-ios-malware/
  • http://researchcenter.paloaltonetworks.com/2014/11/wirelurker-windows/

Usage for OS X users

  1. Open the Terminal application in your OS X system;

  2. Execute this command to download the script:

  curl -O https://raw.githubusercontent.com/PaloAltoNetworks-BD/WireLurkerDetector/master/WireLurkerDetectorOSX.py
  1. Run the script in the Terminal:
  python WireLurkerDetectorOSX.py
  1. Read the output messages and detection result.

For Windows users

We described how to technically detect the Windows variant of WireLurker in this document: HOWTO-Windows.md . Please take a look at it if you would like to contribute on it.

Here are some Windows detection tools developed by others. Remember to thanks them!

  • https://github.com/ltfish/WireLurkerCleaner by ltfish
  • https://github.com/kaustubhsant/WireLurkerDetector by kaustubhsant

Issues

For any issue on the code and its result, please create a issue here: https://github.com/PaloAltoNetworks-BD/WireLurkerDetector/issues

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