Malware Analysis Events List and Files List

The Malware Analysis Events List and Files List provide a detailed view of events or files. You can double-click on an event or file in either of the lists to display the Analysis Results view in a new browser tab.

To access this view, go to Investigate > Malware Analysis > Select a Malware Analysis Service dialog. Select a service from the left panel, then select a job from the right panel, and click View Scan. In the Summary of Events view do one of the following:

  • In either the Total panel or the High Confidence panel, click the number in the Events Created section.
  • If you want to view the Files List, click the number in the Files Processed section.

Workflow

high-level Investigate workflow with Scan Files and Hosts for Malware and associated actions highlighted

What do you want to do?

User Role I want to ... Show me how
Threat Hunter

browse event metadata

NetWitness Investigate User Guide

Threat Hunter

browse raw events

NetWitness Investigate User Guide

Threat Hunter

analyze raw events and metadata

NetWitness Investigate User Guide

Threat Hunter

investigate endpoints (Version 11.1)

NetWitness Endpoint User Guide

Threat Hunter

find suspicious endpoint files (Version 11.1)

NetWitness Endpoint User Guide

Threat Hunter scan files and events for malware* Conducting Malware Analysis

Incident Responder

triage an incident in Investigate

NetWitness Respond User Guide

Threat Hunter export events and Files* Examine Scan Files and Events in List Form
Threat Hunter perform external lookups* View Detailed Malware Analysis of an Event

*You can perform this task in the current view.

Related Topics

  • "How NetWitness Investigate Works" in the NetWitness Investigate User Guide

Quick Look

This is an example of the Events List view.

This is the Events List

This is an example of the Files List view.

This is the Files List.

These are the features in the Events List toolbar, and the Files List toolbar is the same, except it has no option to delete events.

This is the Events List toolbar

Feature Description

Back to Summary

Returns to the Summary of Events view.

Delete Events

Removes the selected events from the current events list.

Download Files

Displays the Malware File Download dialog, which allows you to download available files.

Sort Menu

Displays a drop-down menu from which you can decide how to sort the list. These are the options for sorting:

  • High Confidence
  • Static
  • Network
  • Community
  • Sandbox
  • AV
  • File Name
  • File Type
  • Hash
  • Date Archived
  • Size

The button directly to the right of this drop-down indicates whether the list will be sorted by ascending or descending values.

Sort Menu

Displays a drop-down menu from which you can select a secondary sorting order. This menu includes an option forNetWitness PlatformNone, so selecting a secondary sorting order is not necessary.

Filter button

Displays a drop-down window in which you can filter the list by filename or MD5 Hash.

These are the features in the Events List.

Feature Description
The High Confidence icon Indicates whether the event is influenced by the high confidence flag.
Static, Network, Community, Sandbox Displays the scores for each scoring module.
AV Indicates whether the AV flagged this event as suspicious.
The customized rule icon Indicates whether the event is influenced by a customized rule.
Date Archived Displays the date and time the event was archived.
Session Time Displays the time of the event's session.
Trusted icon Indicates whether the hash value is marked as trusted.
# Files Displays the number of files included in the event.
Source Address Displays the address of the event source.
Identity Displays the identity of the event source.
Destination Address Displays the address of the event destination.
Destination Country Displays the country of the event destination.
Alias Host Displays the hostname of the alias.
Event Type Displays the type of event. For example, Manual Upload.
Service Displays the service on which the event occurred.
Destination Organization Displays the organization of the destination.

These are the features in the Files List grid.

Feature Description
The high confidence icon Indicates whether the event is influenced by high confidence flag.
Static, Network, Community, Sandbox Displays the scores for each scoring module.
AV Indicates whether the AV flagged this event as suspicious.
File Name Displays the name of the file.
File Type Displays the type of the file (for example, PDF or x86 PE)
MD5 Hash Displays the MD5 hash.
Source Address Displays the address of the file source.
Destination Address Displays the address of the file destination.
Date Archived Displays the date and time the file was archived.
Size Indicates the size of the file.