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Top 23 Malware Open-Source Projects

  • hosts

    🔒 Consolidating and extending hosts files from several well-curated sources. Optionally pick extensions for porn, social media, and other categories.

    Project mention: IT admin gets 7 years for wiping his company's servers to prove a point | | 2022-05-17

    and another that combines hosts files from a bunch of different sources.

  • Awesome-Hacking-Resources

    A collection of hacking / penetration testing resources to make you better!

    Project mention: Choose Cybersecurity Career | | 2022-03-18

    2) First i learned linux is hacking Distro kalilinux ,parrot os are used by most of security Researchers and pentester.They are many layers Webapp,andriod,ios,blockchain smartcontract,sourcecodeReview,Cves,iotDevices,cmshacking,windows exploitation,linux exploitation,Exploit development ,Reverse engineering ,Api,Threat and malware analysis 3) They are lot of tools and Resourses availabe on i listed MY Favourites 4) Favourite youtube channels 5) OWsap They Release Testing Guide For pentesters and Bugbounty listed the OwsapTop10 vulnearabilites 6) portswigger lab is the best lab to slove and understand the vulnerabilities and daily swig news of cybersecurity iam Biggest fan of jammes kattle Research on Http2 7) conferences is play the main role to attend watch video on Youtube and also join local group and conference Blackhat ,Defcon,Redteamvillage they are many and satellite village also 8) Be CURIOUS TO LEARN NEW

  • SonarQube

    Static code analysis for 29 languages.. Your projects are multi-language. So is SonarQube analysis. Find Bugs, Vulnerabilities, Security Hotspots, and Code Smells so you can release quality code every time. Get started analyzing your projects today for free.

  • wifiphisher

    The Rogue Access Point Framework

    Project mention: Is there such a thing as a long range wifi adapter? | | 2022-03-25
  • MalwareSourceCode

    Collection of malware source code for a variety of platforms in an array of different programming languages.

    Project mention: Any ideas on a good Malware Archives | | 2022-03-31


    Learn ethical hacking.Learn about reconnaissance,windows/linux hacking,attacking web technologies,and pen testing wireless networks.Resources for learning malware analysis and reverse engineering.

  • theZoo

    A repository of LIVE malwares for your own joy and pleasure. theZoo is a project created to make the possibility of malware analysis open and available to the public.

    Project mention: Public malware repos as a part of Malware Analysis | | 2022-05-11

    Not against the TOS. See theZoo.

  • Reverse-Engineering-Tutorial

    A FREE comprehensive reverse engineering tutorial covering x86, x64, 32-bit ARM & 64-bit ARM architectures.

    Project mention: Updated Reverse Engineering Tutorial w/ Hacking Windows API step-by-step, under construction | | 2022-05-05
  • Scout APM

    Less time debugging, more time building. Scout APM allows you to find and fix performance issues with no hassle. Now with error monitoring and external services monitoring, Scout is a developer's best friend when it comes to application development.

  • TheFatRat

    Thefatrat a massive exploiting tool : Easy tool to generate backdoor and easy tool to post exploitation attack like browser attack and etc . This tool compiles a malware with popular payload and then the compiled malware can be execute on windows, android, mac . The malware that created with this tool also have an ability to bypass most AV software protection .

    Project mention: just caught one in my server | | 2022-03-09

    It’s okay he knows the fat rat 🤙😎 he is probably a hacker or something

  • volatility

    An advanced memory forensics framework

    Project mention: RAM Memory Analysis volatility | | 2022-03-19

    The volatility wiki should have instructions you need. Just follow the steps here (

  • pyWhat

    🐸 Identify anything. pyWhat easily lets you identify emails, IP addresses, and more. Feed it a .pcap file or some text and it'll tell you what it is! 🧙‍♀️

    Project mention: Tips for Making a Popular Open-Source Project in 2021 [Ultimate Guide] | | 2021-11-12
  • pwndbg

    Exploit Development and Reverse Engineering with GDB Made Easy

    Project mention: Hacked GDB Dashboard Puts It All on Display | | 2022-03-24

    There are a lot of these types of tools already in the reverse engineering community (in order of lowest chance of breaking when you throw really weird stuff at it):




    They also come with a slew of different features to aid in RE/exploit dev, but many of them are also useful for debugging really weird issues.

  • maltrail

    Malicious traffic detection system

  • simplify

    Android virtual machine and deobfuscator

  • al-khaser

    Public malware techniques used in the wild: Virtual Machine, Emulation, Debuggers, Sandbox detection.

    Project mention: Security research homelab, made with <3 | | 2022-01-17

    To avoid detection of something like a cuckoo I would use and test it with and

  • qiling

    Qiling Advanced Binary Emulation Framework

    Project mention: Qiling Advanced Binary Emulation Framework | | 2022-04-15
  • nginx-ultimate-bad-bot-blocker

    Nginx Block Bad Bots, Spam Referrer Blocker, Vulnerability Scanners, User-Agents, Malware, Adware, Ransomware, Malicious Sites, with anti-DDOS, Wordpress Theme Detector Blocking and Fail2Ban Jail for Repeat Offenders

    Project mention: Robots.txt | | 2022-04-20

    I used the ultimate Nginx bad bot blocker on a couple of my side projects, and it is a pretty good project . Apart from the Cloudflare offers UA blocking and AI driven bot management too. Most of these bots are for content scrapping and then creating search spam results. I am a one-person show, and it hurts both financial and resources wise on severs. So I block them.

  • pafish

    Pafish is a testing tool that uses different techniques to detect virtual machines and malware analysis environments in the same way that malware families do

    Project mention: Does Windows think I'm running on VM? Not sure where to look. | | 2022-01-23

    You can use pafish to test vm detection methods.

  • blocklist-ipsets

    ipsets dynamically updated with firehol's script

    Project mention: Firewalla vs other products out there? | | 2022-04-01
  • block

    Let's make an annoyance free, better open internet, altogether!

    Project mention: The only way to be safe and ensure that you missed no ads | | 2022-05-12

    Have in mind that any decent content blocker you can add extra lists or extra rules, like for example, and uBO also has lists built int to block malwares, no reason to use Malwarebytes that is just one more closed source third-party extension that god knows what data they are collection from your browsing history.

  • hosts-blocklists

    Automatically updated, moderated and optimized lists for blocking ads, trackers, malware and other garbage

    Project mention: What DNS block lists do you use? | | 2022-01-25
  • malwoverview

    Malwoverview is a first response tool used for threat hunting and offers intel information from Virus Total, Hybrid Analysis, URLHaus, Polyswarm, Malshare, Alien Vault, Malpedia, ThreatCrowd, Malware Bazaar, ThreatFox, Triage and it is able to scan Android devices against VT.

  • EvilClippy

    A cross-platform assistant for creating malicious MS Office documents. Can hide VBA macros, stomp VBA code (via P-Code) and confuse macro analysis tools. Runs on Linux, OSX and Windows.

  • hacking-resources

    Hacking resources and cheat sheets. References, tools, scripts, tutorials, and other resources that help offensive and defensive security professionals.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2022-05-17.

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What are some of the best open-source Malware projects? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 hosts 20,764
2 Awesome-Hacking-Resources 11,974
3 wifiphisher 10,743
4 MalwareSourceCode 10,220
6 theZoo 8,465
7 Reverse-Engineering-Tutorial 6,903
8 TheFatRat 6,477
9 volatility 5,335
10 pyWhat 5,147
11 pwndbg 4,572
12 maltrail 4,531
13 simplify 3,961
14 al-khaser 3,889
15 qiling 3,406
16 nginx-ultimate-bad-bot-blocker 2,613
17 pafish 2,228
18 blocklist-ipsets 2,180
19 block 2,076
20 hosts-blocklists 1,885
21 malwoverview 1,826
22 EvilClippy 1,620
23 hacking-resources 1,355
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