Malware Analysis

Cybersecurity    |    Beginner
  • 10 videos | 48m 54s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
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Malware is software that is designed to intentionally wreak destruction and gain access to sensitive information on a target system. In this course, you'll learn about the potential effects that malware can have on a system, as well as common malware types including cavity, stealth, polymorphic, metamorphic, and memory-resident viruses. You'll learn about backdoor exploits, and discover how they can be executed using FTP, HTTP, and password stealing. You'll then learn about the characteristics of worms, spyware, and adware, as well as common techniques and infection methods used by malware to exploit a system. Explore countermeasures used to prevent being infected by malware, and learn how to use security tools and solutions to prevent systems from being compromised. This course was originally created by Global Knowledge (GK).

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Describe potential effects that malware can have on a system
    List common virus types including cavity, stealth, polymorphic, metamorphic, and memory resident viruses
    Describe components and categories of backdoor exploits
    List common types of backdoor exploits including ftp, http, and password stealing
    Describe common techniques used to execute a backdoor attack
  • Provide an overview and list characteristics of worm viruses
    Differentiate between spyware and adware
    List common techniques and infection methods used by malware to exploit a system
    Describe countermeasures used to prevent being infected by malware
    Provide an overview of security tools and solutions available to prevent systems from being compromised

IN THIS COURSE

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