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hi experts

is there any good site to download malware samples in order to test them in lab

please advise
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Question by:osloboy
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Lior Karasenti earned 250 total points
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Try this site:

http://www.eicar.org/85-0-Download.html

They give a sample file for download
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by:Imtiaz Hasham
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You can sandbox them using any good Antivirus...

I usually use Avast and sandbox the malware.
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hi OP

Please see link below with a good selection of malware sample sources:

http://zeltser.com/combating-malicious-software/malware-sample-sources.html
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by:awawada
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If you are a verified Malware Expert you can download them all. Let me know, I need a prove.

Some open sites are:
http://www.malwaredomainlist.com/mdl.php
http://vxvault.siri-urz.net/ViriList.php
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Did you find a good site?
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