What steps would you suggest for debugging a malware that injects a DLL into explorer.exe?

  • using X32dbg
  • have already attached explorer.exe to x32dbg

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Try to find injector's code. Determine what is the dll (find related code and dump it). Read about how dll is loaded in the process (https://mez0.cc/posts/exploring-dll-loads/) For debug dll you can set breakpoint in DLLMain, when ul_reason_for_call == DLL_PROCESS_ATTACHED.

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