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Why is it important to extract and analyze strings from processes / binaries?

The dumped strings may contain:

  • CC commands
  • CC URLs
  • Filesystem paths
  • Malware names
  • Names of AVs to kill
  • Malware log messages
  • ...

In some cases, the strings may be sufficient to identify a sample, or at least to develop a first understanding of a samples capabilities.

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How can strings be extracted from processes and binaries?

Simply run strings on dumped (and unpacked) process memory, DLLs ,etc..

Under linux two invocations of strings needs to be made for ASCII and unicode strings

strings -el memory.bin

stings memory.bin