Adding Automation to Blue-Jupyter Malware Notebook
I came across the Blue-Jupyter project on Github while researching Jupyter notebooks. This short demo video got me excited, so I cloned the project and added some improvements that automate many things when I am looking for malware to investigate.
What are Jupyter Notebooks?
For readers who may be unfamiliar, Jupyter Notebooks are a web-based tool that allows users to create and share documents that contain live code, equations, visualizations, and narrative text. They are a popular tool among data scientists and researchers but have also adapted for use in other fields, such as cybersecurity.
My Additions to the Blue-Jupyter
Many of the changes I've made are focused on automating the process of quickly looking for interesting new samples to investigate.
One addition to the notebook is the automated downloading of samples from Malware Bazaar. This can download a maximum of 100 samples continuously. Additional information is listed to highlight …