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Expand

Expand is a Windows utility used to expand one or more compressed CAB files.[1] It has been used by BBSRAT to decompress a CAB file into executable content.[2]

ID: S0361
Type: TOOL
Platforms: Windows
Contributors: Matthew Demaske, Adaptforward
Version: 1.0

Techniques Used

Domain ID Name Use
Enterprise T1140 Deobfuscate/Decode Files or Information Expand can be used to decompress a local or remote CAB file into an executable. [1]
Enterprise T1096 NTFS File Attributes Expand can be used to download or copy a file into an alternate data stream. [3]
Enterprise T1105 Remote File Copy Expand can be used to download or upload a file over a network share. [3]

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