Practical Malware Analysis


Level 1
Thread author
Jul 7, 2012
For those interested in Malware Analysis, check out this open courseware by Sam Bowne Class
Note: NO registration required

Course Description

Learn how to analyze malware, including computer viruses, Trojans, and rootkits, using disassemblers, debuggers, static and dynamic analysis, using IDA Pro, OllyDbg and other tools.

Course Outline
  1. Basic Static Analysis
  2. Basic Dynamic Analysis
  3. Advanced Static Analysis
  4. Advanced Dynamic Analysis
  5. Malware Functionality
  6. Special Topics
Course Outcome

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
  1. Describe types of malware, including rootkits, Trojans, and viruses.
  2. Perform basic static analysis with antivirus scanning and strings.
  3. Perform basic dynamic analysis with a sandbox.
  4. Perform advanced static analysis with IDA Pro.
  5. Perform advanced dynamic analysis with a debugger.
  6. Operate a kernel debugger.
  7. Explain malware behavior, including launching, encoding, and network signatures.
  8. Understand anti-reverse-engineering techniques that impede the use of disassemblers, debuggers, and virtual machines.
  9. Recognize common packers and how to unpack them.

Knowledge is power.
Happy learning, my fellow hobbyists! :cool:(y)

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