PEiD Download – Detect PE Packers, Cryptors & Compilers

The New Acunetix V12 Engine


PEiD is an intuitive application that relies on its user-friendly interface to detect PE packers, cryptors and compilers found in executable files – its detection rate is higher than that of other similar tools since the app packs more than 600 different signatures in PE files.

PEiD - Detect PE Packers, Cryptors & Compilers


What is PEiD?

PEiD comes with three different scanning methods, each suitable for a distinct purpose. The Normal one scans the user-specified PE file at its Entry Point for all its included signatures. The so-called Deep Mode comes with increased detection ratio since it scans the file’s Entry Point containing section, whereas the Hardcore mode scans the entire file for all the documented signatures.

When users need to get their results right away, they can rely on the Normal or the Deep modes, and they can turn to the Hardcore one when they are willing to wait the time it takes for the scan to complete – regardless of the chosen type, the generated results are as accurate as possible due to the error control method.

In addition to the intuitive interface, its functions can also be accessed via command-line, and the detailed documentation can help users get familiarized to the proper commands and parameters.

This tool also allows users to explore all the currently running processes and terminate them with a single mouse click. One can also dump a module then scan then dumped image, or analyze the dependent modules of a process.

You can also check out:

Malware Analyser v3.0 – A Static & Dynamic Malware Analysis Tool


How to use PEiD

The best results can be obtained if each file is analysed separately as it takes less time to complete the scan, but PEiD also supports batch processing. Users can choose a folder, then set PEiD to select the PE files and scan them.

To sum it up, PEiD is a feature-packed application that can scan PE files and identify packers and compilers, while also featuring a HEX viewer and a task manager.

Update your PEiD Signatures

Update your signatures (initial file is empty). Replace the initial userdb.txt file with one of these files:

http://handlers.sans.org/jclausing/userdb.txt
https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ynadji/peid/master/userdb.txt

Download PEiD

You can download PEiD here:

PEiD-0.95-20081103.zip

Or read more here.

Posted in: Malware


Latest Posts:


Insecure software versions are a problem Web Security Stats Show XSS & Outdated Software Are Major Problems
Netsparker just published some anonymized Web Security Stats about the security vulnerabilities their online solution identified on their users’ web applications and web services during the last 3 years.
CTFR - Abuse Certificate Transparency Logs For HTTPS Subdomains CTFR – Abuse Certificate Transparency Logs For HTTPS Subdomains
CTFR is a Python-based tool to Abuse Certificate Transparency Logs to get subdomains from a HTTPS website in a few seconds.
testssl.sh - Test SSL Security Including Ciphers, Protocols & Detect Flaws testssl.sh – Test SSL Security Including Ciphers, Protocols & Detect Flaws
testssl.sh is a free command line tool to test SSL security, it checks a server's service on any port for the support of TLS/SSL ciphers, protocols as well as recent cryptographic flaws and more.
Four Year Old libSSH Bug Leaves Servers Wide Open Four Year Old libssh Bug Leaves Servers Wide Open
A fairly serious 4-year old libssh bug has left servers vulnerable to remote compromise, fortunately, the attack surface isn't that big as neither OpenSSH or the GitHub implementation are affected.
CHIPSEC - Platform Security Assessment Framework CHIPSEC – Platform Security Assessment Framework For Firmware Hacking
CHIPSEC is a platform security assessment framework for PCs including hardware, system firmware (BIOS/UEFI), and platform components for firmware hacking.
How To Recover When Your Website Got Hacked How To Recover When Your Website Got Hacked
The array of easily available Hacking Tools out there now is astounding, combined with self-propagating malware, people often come to me when their website got hacked and they don't know what to do, or even where to start.


Comments are closed.