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Identifying and analyzing malware is an essential skill for any security professional – whether investigating a security incident, tracking a large-scale campaign, or discovering yet unknown threats.
Malware is one the major challenges facing the security industry today. It plays a critical role in high profile targeted attacks, such as the breach at Sony entertainment, as well as large, indiscriminate outbreaks, such as WannaCry.
Who should take this class?
- Analysts working in forensics, incident response, and other malware-protection fields.
- Security professionals wishing to expand their knowledge.
- Anyone interested in malware threats and analyzing them.
This technical 4-day course covers all the fundamentals of malware analysis, providing the student with a solid understanding of the malware world, as well as the tools and hands-on skills required to effectively analyze malicious files.
Introduction to Malware
Malware Behavior and Techniques
- Who perpetrates these attacks?
- What is their goal?
- Types of malware
- Malware history and evolution
Malware Analysis Overview
- Malware lifecycle
- Infection, persistence, privilege escalation
- Stealth, network communication
- Analysis types
- Tools and techniques
Dynamic Analysis — OS Behavior
- Identifying malware
- Analyzing the PE header
- Examining static features
- Utilizing OSINT tools
Dynamic Analysis — Network Behavior
- Monitoring OS activity — process, file, registry
- Mapping execution flow
- Detecting malicious behaviors such as, persistence, injection, hooking
Analyzing Malicious Office Documents
- Malware communication techniques
- Analyzing malware traffic
- Controlling responses
- Droppers and downloaders
- Debugging macro scripts
- Working with sandboxes
- Evasion techniques and how to bypass them