With the proliferation of technology and increase in prominent ransomware attacks, malware analysis has become a trending topic in recent years. With the help of this book, you'll be able to mitigate the risk of encountering malicious code and malware.
Mastering Malware Analysis explains the universal patterns behind different malicious software types and how to analyze them using a variety of approaches. You'll learn how to examine malware code, determine the damage it can cause to your systems, and prevent it from propagating. This book even covers all aspects of malware analysis for the Windows platform in detail. As you advance, you'll get to grips with obfuscation as well as delve into anti-disassembly, anti-debugging, and anti-virtual machine techniques. Throughout the course of this book, you'll explore real-world examples of static and dynamic malware analysis, unpacking and decrypting, and rootkit detection, and learn to deal with modern cross-platform malware. Finally, you'll study how to strengthen your defenses and prevent malware breaches for IoT devices and mobile platforms.
By the end of this book, you'll have learned to effectively analyze and investigate malware incidents and build innovative solutions to tackle them.
What you will learn
Who this book is for
If you are an IT security administrator, forensic analyst, or malware researcher looking to secure against malicious software or investigate malicious code, this book is for you. Some programming experience and a fair understanding of malware attacks and investigation is expected.
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|No of pages||562|
|Book Publisher||Packt Publishing|
|Published Date||06 Jun 2019|
Author : Amr ThabetNA
Amr Thabet is a former malware researcher at Symantec and the founder of MalTrak. Amr has spoken at top security conferences all around the world, including DEFCON and VB Conference. He was also featured in Christian Science Monitor for his work on Stuxnet. Prior to that, he struggled to get into the field as he was a mechanical engineer graduate. he didn't have the budget to afford expensive certificates to prove his skills. And because of that, after his successes, he decided to be the inspiring voice to all enthusiasts starting in malware analysis. he helps students all around the world to build their expertise and most importantly, their irresistible resume to land their next malware analysis job.
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