Wednesday March 28, 2018

Kaspersky Lab Open-Sources its Threat-Hunting Tool

DARKReading is reporting that Kaspersky Lab has made its threat hunting tool KLara available for open source. The tool runs multiple YARA identifier rules from multiple databases simultaneously. The open source tool is available now on GitHub.

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Very cool of Kaspersky open-sourcing this. Many more details about KLara can be found on SecureList.

"Detecting cyberthreats requires tools and systems that can hunt effectively for malware - particularly when tracking advanced targeted threat campaigns through months or even years of activity," said Dan Demeter, security researcher at Kaspersky Lab and one the creators of KLara. "We created KLara to help us hunt threats better and faster" and are now sharing it with the security community, he said.