Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Cerbero Suite is the first Swiss Army Knife for cybersecurity professionals, honed and refined since 2011. It offers a comprehensive collection of seamlessly integrated tools tailored for low-level experts, notably malware and forensic analysts.

Investing in Cerbero Suite is not just a purchase; it's a strategic decision that pays dividends in time saved and efficiency gained. For malware and forensic analysts, time is of the essence. Cerbero Suite is engineered to accelerate your analysis process, offering a comprehensive set of advanced tools all in one package. Whether you're handling rapid triage or in-depth examination, our suite optimizes the workflow, enabling you to focus on what matters most—solving the case or neutralizing the threat.

By integrating seamlessly into your existing toolkit, Cerbero Suite amplifies your capabilities, making it an invaluable asset for both large-scale and targeted investigations. It's not just about doing more; it's about doing more effectively, and that's why it's a worthy investment.

Our suite encompasses a comprehensive set of tools including file analysis utilities, disassemblers, decompilers, emulators, a hex editor, and much more.

Cerbero Suite runs on Windows (x86, x64), macOS (x64) and Linux (x64). We also make an effort to support older systems.

Although the macOS build is for x64 architectures, it has been tested on the M-Series.

Our supported file list is both extensive and constantly expanding. Below is a partial overview of the file categories we support:

Executables, Managed Executables, Microsoft Office Documents, PDF Documents, Archives, Databases, Fonts, Images, Emails, System Files, Certificates, Memory Images, XML Documents, Debug Files, Rich-Text Files.

Should you have doubts about Cerbero Suite's support for a particular file format, please don't hesitate to contact us.

Personal licenses are designed for hobbyists and students and aren't valid for commercial use. To utilize Cerbero Suite professionally, a commercial license is required. Moreover, some features, plugins, and updates are either prioritized or exclusively available to commercial license holders.

We currently do not offer a trial version of Cerbero Suite. However, we understand the importance of ensuring that our product meets your specific needs. If you have questions about particular features, we invite you to get in touch with us. Our team is more than happy to discuss your requirements and confirm whether Cerbero Suite has the capabilities you're looking for.

Investing time to learn Cerbero Suite is an investment in your own efficiency and expertise. The suite is designed to be a comprehensive solution for malware and forensic analysts, offering an array of advanced tools that can significantly speed up your work. Once you become proficient with Cerbero Suite, you'll find that tasks which previously took hours can be completed in a fraction of the time.

Furthermore, the skills you gain will make you more versatile and valuable in the cybersecurity landscape. Cerbero Suite is not just another tool; it's a multifaceted platform that can serve both as your frontline and deep-dive resource for malware and forensic analysis. By mastering it, you're not just learning to use a software—you're enhancing your professional toolkit and opening up new avenues for career growth.

We provide a comprehensive user manual as the primary starting point for new users of Cerbero Suite. Additionally, we offer numerous videos and articles to enhance your experience. Begin your journey by exploring the user manual, then visit our resources page for additional materials. Organizations that purchase ten or more commercial licenses are eligible for our exclusive online webinar training at no additional cost.

A license is valid for a full year and provides access to Cerbero Suite and Cerbero Store, inclusive of updates. This even covers upgrades to major software versions.

For organizations that favor structured budgeting, we provide an annual subscription option for commercial licenses.

Yes, we do offer volume discounts for Cerbero Suite licenses. If you're interested in purchasing multiple licenses, we recommend getting in touch with us for a tailored quotation. Our team will work with you to provide the most cost-effective solution to meet your needs.

When a license expires, we alert our customers and provide a 3-month renewal window. Commercial subscription licenses follow a calendar-year renewal cycle.

The cost to renew your Cerbero Suite license is 50% of the current purchase price. Renewing your license ensures you continue to benefit from the latest updates and maintain access to the Cerbero Store, all while enjoying a discounted rate.

We'll notify you via email during the renewal window.

You may use the last downloaded version of Cerbero Suite prior to your license expiration, but you'll forfeit access to updates and the Cerbero Store. To continue benefiting from the latest features and maintain access to the Cerbero Store, it's important to renew your license. By doing so, you'll also be eligible for discounted renewal rates.

Subscription licenses only: commercial subscription licenses won't be able to use the current Cerbero Suite version.

No, access to both previous and new downloads, including software updates and packages, is not available once your license expires. We advise our users to save copies of the necessary binaries and packages while their license is active. Our licenses provide a one-year access to all software updates. However, post-license expiration, we cannot provide downloads of either previous versions or updates released during your active subscription period. It is essential for users to ensure they have saved the required software versions before their license expiry date.

Cerbero Engine is our premier solution tailored for enterprise endeavors, including cloud-based and in-house services. Boasting the same SDK as Cerbero Suite, it has successfully analyzed billions of files to date.

Mirroring the versatility of Cerbero Suite, Cerbero Engine is cross-platform. It's available for both Windows (x86, x64) and Linux (x64) and maintains compatibility with earlier versions of both Windows and Linux.

Cerbero Engine offers two editions: Classic and Metal. The Classic edition provides all UI functions, whereas the Metal edition is free from UI dependencies, making it ideal for cloud and server environments that might not have a graphical interface.

The SDK offers a comprehensive toolkit, covering support for a myriad of file formats, scanning, disassembly, decompilation, emulation, signature matching, file carving, decompression, decryption, and beyond.

Unsure if Cerbero Engine aligns with your needs? Feel free to reach out for a consultation.

Cerbero Engine is designed for seamless integration: it functions as a Dynamic-Link Library (DLL) on Windows and a Shared Library on Linux. You can embed the engine using either C/C++ or Python 3.

Cerbero Engine is meticulously engineered to address a comprehensive range of security concerns when analyzing malicious files, including buffer overflows, integer overflows, infinite loops, infinite recursion, decompression bombs, and denial-of-service attacks, among others.

The SDK is crafted in Python, but the core engine is written in C++ and supports both multi-threading and multi-processing. This architecture ensures optimal speed and also empowers you to create cross-platform code compatible with both Cerbero Engine and Cerbero Suite.

We offer licensing for Cerbero Engine tailored to each specific case, with terms based on the project's scope. For a personalized quotation, please reach out to us.

Acquiring a Cerbero Engine license also entitles your organization to discounted lab licenses of Cerbero Suite. Cerbero Suite empowers your engineers to interactively troubleshoot parsing challenges, delve into edge cases, utilize the Python editor for development, and craft graphical applications that seamlessly integrate with Cerbero Engine.

We recognize the crucial nature of enterprise applications. Thus, Cerbero Engine customers benefit from our priority support.

Cerbero Store is a platform where customers can swiftly download optional packages with a simple click. Cerbero Store streamlines the process of searching for and installing plugins within Cerbero Suite. This not only enhances user convenience but also empowers us to address the newest threats with unmatched speed.

Packages contain add-on plugins and extensions for Cerbero Suite and Cerbero Engine.

After activating your Cerbero Suite license, click on 'Store' to access Cerbero Store, where you can install and update packages.

Yes, all packages on Cerbero Store are securely signed.

Absolutely, the procedure for creating packages is comprehensively detailed on our SDK page.

Absolutely, to validate the package signature, add a new public key by navigating to 'Settings' → 'Certificates' → 'Packages'. The procedure for signing packages is comprehensively detailed on our SDK page.

We accept multiple payment methods, including PayPal and credit cards via Stripe. For commercial license purchases, bank wire transfers are also available—please contact us.

At this time, we don't accept Bitcoin.

When you make a purchase through our online store, you'll receive the license and download instructions by email. To safeguard against fraud, we manually approve each transaction. This typically takes no longer than a business day. If you don't receive an email from us within that time, please get in touch.