Malware Removal: Analyzing an Infected System

IT Security
  • 13 Videos | 1h 50m 10s
  • Includes Assessment
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Familiarization with the different types of malware analysis and the tools used to analyze malware is a critical skill for IT security professionals. In this course, you'll explore the characteristics of malware and the impact the malware has on the infected system. You'll learn how to identify different malware analysis techniques, such as static and dynamic malware analysis, to discover activities performed by malware. You'll also examine some of the tools used to perform both static and dynamic malware analysis and how to use a disassembler to view malware code.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • discover the key concepts covered in this course
    recognize why malware analysis is important
    describe the purpose of static malware analysis
    identify the purpose of dynamic malware analysis
    recognize common malware characteristics at the Windows API level (registry manipulation, keylogging, HTTP communications, droppers)
    inspect the static properties of malware
    perform dynamic malware analysis
  • recognize the impacts of the malware you discover
    locate open ports and running processes used by malware and terminate the malware process
    use tools to monitor malware processes
    use Wireshark to monitor malware network activity
    inspect malicious code and follow program control flow to recognize decision points during execution
    summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

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