Talos has won this year’s 5th Volatility plugin contest with Pyrebox. Volatility is a well-known open-source framework designed to analyze operating system memory. The framework has existed since 2007. For the previous 5 years they have run a plugin contest to find the most innovative, interesting, and useful extensions for the Volatility framework. Pyrebox is an open-source Python scriptable Reverse Engineering sandbox developed by Talos. Based on QEMU, its goal is to aid reverse engineering by providing dynamic analysis and debugging capabilities from a different perspective. In this context, Pyrebox is able to interact with Volatility in order to collect information from the memory of the analysed system.
You can find more information concerning Pyrebox in our blog post.
Talos supports many open-source projects that can be found in our Github repository. We are delighted to share tools with the broader security community and to support thriving open-source communities. In addition to the quantity of projects, this 1st place further demonstrates the excellence of our open source projects.