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Simple Static Malware Analyzer


SSMA is a simple malware analyzer written in Python 3. The tool has the following features:

  • Analyze PE file’s header and sections (number of sections, entropy of sections/PE file, suspicious section names, suspicious flags in the characteristics of the PE file, etc.)
  • Searches for possible domains, e-mail addresses, IP addresses in the strings of the file.
  • Checks if domains are blacklisted based on abuse.ch’s Ransomware Domain Blocklist and malwaredomains.com’s blocklist.
  • Looks for Windows functions commonly used by malware.
  • Get results from VirusTotal and/or upload files.
  • Malware detection based on Yara-rules
  • Detect well-known software packers.
  • Detect the existence of cryptographic algorithms.
  • Detect anti-debug and anti-virtualization techniques used by malware to evade automated analysis.
  • Find if documents have been crafted to leverage malicious code.

Learn more about the tool and it’s usage at project’s GitHub.

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