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Maltrieve on Mac OS X

Maltrieve originated as a fork of mwcrawler. It retrieves malware directly from the sources as listed at a number of sites, including:

  • Malc0de
  • Malware Black List
  • Malware Domain List
  • VX Vault
  • URLqery
  • CleanMX
  • .

    If you want to install maltrieve on your Mac OS X, below is the steps to install it.

    • First, install beautifulsoup4 via pip
    sudo pip install beautifulsoup4
    • Install required dependencies via apt-get
    sudo port install libxml2 libxslt py-lxml
    • Download maltrieve from github
    sudo git clone https://github.com/technoskald/maltrieve.git
    cd maltrieve
    python maltrieve.py -d pull -l maltrieve.log

    Done. Now you can use the Maltrieve on your Mac OS X.