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Rampart Research, Inc (R2) - VxURL Malware Dataset
External Dataset
External Data Source
National Cybersecurity Laboratories
55 (lowest rank is 55)

Category & Restrictions

cyber attack, malware


These malware samples are uploaded by users or from Rampart Research themselves. These datasets maybe useful as a training datasets to validate anti-virus engine detection or for researchers interested in malware analysis.

This dataset was obtained from Rampart Research, Inc (R2), a not-for-profit organization focused on serving the needs of the international information security community. Rampart Research maintains VxPortal, a web portal of malware samples repository.
There are an estimated of 1.12 million malware samples from VxPortal, collected or submitted from 2013 - 2015. The underlying application runs on VxCage, a WSGI Python application for managing a malware samples repository with a REST API interface.

The datasets are in various formats such as:

- Documents (PDF, HTML, RSS + XML, Word ...)
- BitTorrent
- Images (PNG, GIF, JPEG...)
- Audio and Visuals (OGG, SMAF, MPEG...)
- Adobe Flash
- Java application
- Archives (RAR, 7zip, Zip, Gzip ...)
- Portable Executables

Additional Details

cybercrime, upload, html5 audio, application programming interface, adobe flash, comparison of graphics file formats, application layer protocols, 1282, bittorrent, data serialization formats, adobe software, external data source, malware analysis, rampart research, inc (r2) - vxurl malware dataset, web standards, apache rampart module, xml, file sharing, website, malware, computer viruses, antivirus software, inferlink corporation, computer file formats, technical communication, centralized computing, history of computing, exploit