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MANDIANT Upgrades Memoryze Forensic Tool

Memoryze will deliver faster processing speeds
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 21, 2010 - MANDIANT, the leader in incident response and computer forensics solutions and services, today announced several upgrades to Memoryze, its industry-leading memory forensics software. Memoryze helps incident responders find evil in live memory, acquires and analyzes memory images, and on live systems includes the paging file(s) in its analysis. The announcement was made at SANS Network Security 2010 (booth #208), taking place this week at Caesars Palace. Specifically, the new Memoryze will deliver faster processing speeds, resilience to Direct Kernel Object Manipulation (DKOM) attacks targeting memory forensic tools, and broader support for the following platforms: Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 (32-bit) Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Service Pack 3 (32-bit) Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and Service Pack 2 (32-bit) Windows 2003 Service Pack 2 (32-bit) Windows 2003 Service Pack 2 (64-bit) *Windows 7 Service Pack 0 (32-bit) Windows 7 Service Pack 0 (64-bit) *Windows 2008 Service Pack 0 (64-bit) *denotes Beta support

"We believe a core responsibility in providing freeware to the marketplace is to perfect and sustain it over time," said MANDIANT Director of Research and Development Jamie Butler. "Memoryze continues to serve a critical role as one of the most comprehensive memory forensics resource tools available to incident responders." In addition to Memoryze, MANDIANT offers the information security industry six more freeware resources, including:

  • Audit Viewer, an open source tool that allows users to examine the results of Memoryze analysis;
  • MIR Lite CDT, a command line utility based on technology from MANDIANT's Intelligent Response enterprise product;
  • Highlighter, to help network analysts rapidly review log and structured text files;
  • Red Curtain, for incident responders helps find and analyze unknown malware;
  • Web Historian, to assist users in reviewing websites that are stored in the history files of the most commonly used browsers; and
  • IOCe, a free tool responders use to edit Indicators of Compromise.

    For more in-depth information on the Memoryze upgrade, please visit: http://blog.mandiant.com/archives/1459

    About MANDIANT

    MANDIANT is the information security industry's leading provider of incident response and computer forensics solutions and services. Headquartered in Alexandria, Va., with offices in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco, MANDIANT provides products, professional services and education to Fortune 500 companies, financial institutions, government agencies, domestic and foreign police departments, and leading U.S. law firms. MANDIANT comprises one of the industry's largest incident response and forensics forces. The authors of 10 books, MANDIANT security consultants and engineers hold top government security clearances and certifications, and advanced degrees from some of the most prestigious computer science universities. To learn more about MANDIANT visit www.mandiant.com, read M-Unition, the company blog: http://blog.mandiant.com, or follow on Twitter @MANDIANT.