[Maltrieve] A tool to retrieve malware directly from the source for security researchers

Thursday, February 27, 2014


Maltrieve originated as a fork of mwcrawler. It retrieves malware directly from the sources as listed at a number of sites, including:

These lists will be implemented if/when they return to activity.

Other improvements include:
  • Proxy support
  • Multithreading for improved performance
  • Logging of source URLs
  • Multiple user agent support
  • Better error handling
  • VxCage and Cuckoo Sandbox support

Dependencies




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