The Malware Database (MalwareDB) is a project which maintains the bookkeeping of malicious and benign files to aid malware researchers, cybersecurity analysts, forensic investigators, and anyone else who finds themself with a lot of malware or unknown on their hands. The main objectives: The code is available on Github.
What works today: What is planned or in-progress: Non-features:
  • Submit & retrieve samples.
  • Query MalwareDB for similar files based on given sample.
  • Works on Intel machines, also tested on a Raspberry Pi.
  • Fully featured admin GUI tool to add/edit users, add/edit sources, add/edit tags & labels.
  • Planned: Web interface.
  • Planned: Train machine learning models based on the labeled data.
  • New: Re-write in Rust!
  • MalwareDB is not and will not be a hosted web service. It is an on-premises program, and it's BYOM (bring your own malware).
  • Make automated determinations as to which files are malicious or which are safe.
Last updated: 02 March 2023
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