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Cuckoo Malware Analysis by Iqbal Muhardianto, Digit Oktavianto

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Installing Cuckoo Sandbox

Let us see what the important components are when installing Sandbox.

Hardware requirements

There are no specific requirements for hardware equipment. Requirements for minimum RAM is 2 GB (for virtualization) and free space in the hard disk drive of about 40 GB. In this book, I will use the following hardware specifications as the Host OS:

  • Quad Core CPU
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 320 GB HDD

Preparing the host OS

Theoretically, Cuckoo Sandbox can run on every Linux operating system. In this book, all instructions in the Host OS will be conducted in Ubuntu 12.04.

Requirements

Before continuing to the installation and configuration process, you need to install some applications and libraries.

Install Python in Ubuntu

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