The REMnux distro, based on Ubuntu, incorporates many free tools for
analyzing Windows and Linux malware, examining browser-based threats
and taking apart other malicious artifacts. Investigators can also
use the distro to intercept suspicious network traffic in an isolated
lab when performing behavioral malware analysis.
To learn about the REMnux distribution and to read tips on getting
started, please visit the project's website https://REMnux.org.
The project's site lists the hash value of the REMnux virtual
appliance hosted on SourceForge, so you can validate the file's
You can learn the malware analysis techniques that make use of the
tools installed and pre-configured on the REMnux distro by taking
Reverse-Engineering Malware training at SANS Institute.
For details about the course, see http://LearnREM.com.