Malware Analysis Training
These days every computer suffers a Trojan, backdoor, virus, or rootkit. Incident responders must be able to perform rapid analysis on the malware encountered in an effort to cure current infections and prevent future ones. This course provides a quick introduction to the tools and methodologies used to perform malware analysis on executable found on Windows systems. Students will learn how to extract host and network-based indicators from a malicious program using dynamic and static analysis techniques. They will learn the basics of how to find the functionality of a program by analyzing dis-assembly and by watching how it modifies a system as it runs in a debugger.
Malware analysis is the study or process of determining the functionality, origin and potential impact of a given malware sample such as a virus, worm, trojan horse, rootkit, or backdoor.
This is software that is specifically designed to gain access or damage a computer without the knowledge of the owner. There are various types of malware including spyware, keyloggers, true viruses, worms, or any type of malicious code that infiltrates a computer.