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Memory dump analysis of Donny's System

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Introduction 

This post solves the mystery of Donny's System  and outlines how to utilize memory forensics methodology to uncover artifacts from memory dumps

Tools: Volatility, Yara  & Windows Powershell

Analysis

Six-step investigative methodology by SANS

Identify rogue processes Analyze process DLLs and handles  Review network artifacts Look for evidence of code injection Check for signs of rootkitDump suspicious processes and drivers  Run volatility imageinfo plugin  to identify profile  PS C:\volatility> .\vol.exe -f .\unknown.vmem imageinfo
Run Volatility pslist plugin to see active running processes
PS C:\volatility> .\vol.exe -f .\unknown.vmem --profile=WinXPSP3x86 pslist
Just to remind that all process creation and termination timings are specified in UTC. Ensure to change them to system timezone while correlating the events with other sources of evidence
game.exe clearly looks suspicious as it ran and exit in a short span of time. The most interesting part was explor…