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Malware Analysis: Course Outline

Malware is the conventional method through which cybercriminals infect user and enterprise hosts to gain access to their private, financial, and intellectual property data.

Topics

  • Introduction to malwares

         - Definition, history
         - Classification of Malwares Virus, Rootkits, Worms, Trojans, Botnets, Spyware

  • Malware classification: Virus, Rootkits, Worms, Trojans, BotNets, Spyware etc.
  • Introduction to Malware Analysis techniques
  • Static Analysis and its limitations
  • Dynamic Analysis – Part 1
  • Dynamic Analysis - Part 2
  • Polymorphism and code obfuscation
  • Specialized cybercrimes – pay per install services (PPI)
  • Specialized cybercrimes – exploit as a service (EaaS)
  • Memory Errors
  • China’s underground economy
  • Underground economy of fake antivruses
  • Threats and the underground economy associated with the social networking websites - 1
  • Threats and the underground economy associated with the social networking websites - 2

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