1 – Mastering Malware Analysis: The complete malware analyst’s guide – 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. By the end of this book, you’ll have learned to effectively analyze and investigate malware incidents and build innovative solutions to tackle them.
The Conficker worm infected its first computer in November 2008 and within a month had infiltrated 1.5 million computers in 195 countries. Banks, telecommunications companies, and critical government networks (including the British Parliament and the French and German military) were infected.
Security has become a “big data” problem. The growth rate of malware has accelerated to tens of millions of new files per year while our networks generate an ever-larger flood of security-relevant data each day. In order to defend against these advanced attacks, you’ll need to know how to think like a data scientist.
A computer forensics “how-to” for fighting malicious code and analyzing incidents. With our ever-increasing reliance on computers comes an ever-growing risk of malware. Security professionals will find plenty of solutions in this book to the problems posed by viruses, Trojan horses, worms, spyware, rootkits, adware, and other invasive software. Written by well-known malware experts.
Memory forensics provides cutting edge technology to help investigate digital attacks. Memory forensics is the art of analyzing computer memory (RAM) to solve digital crimes. As a follow-up to the best seller Malware Analyst’s Cookbook, experts in the fields of malware, security, and digital forensics bring you a step-by-step guide to memory forensics―now the most sought after skill in the digital forensics and incident response.
Malware analysis is big business, and attacks can cost a company dearly. When malware breaches your defenses, you need to act quickly to cure current infections and prevent future ones from occurring. or those who want to stay ahead of the latest malware, Practical Malware Analysis will teach you the tools and techniques used by professional analysts.
Discover how the internals of malware work and how you can analyze and detect it. You will learn not only how to analyze and reverse malware, but also how to classify and categorize it, giving you insight into the intent of the malware. Malware Analysis and Detection Engineering is a one-stop guide to malware analysis that simplifies the topic by teaching you undocumented tricks used by analysts in the industry.
Thwart debilitating cyber-attacks and dramatically improve your organization’s security posture using the proven defense strategies in this thoroughly updated guide. Hacking Exposed™ Malware and Rootkits: Security Secrets & Solutions, Second Edition fully explains the hacker’s latest methods alongside ready-to-deploy countermeasures. Discover how to block pop-up and phishing exploits, terminate embedded code, and identify and eliminate rootkits.
This book teaches you the concepts, techniques, and tools to understand the behavior and characteristics of malware through malware analysis. It also teaches you techniques to investigate and hunt malware using memory forensics. Malware analysis and memory forensics are powerful analysis and investigation techniques used in reverse engineering, digital forensics, and incident response.
A top cybersecurity journalist tells the story behind the virus that sabotaged Iran’s nuclear efforts and shows how its existence has ushered in a new age of warfare—one in which a digital attack can have the same destructive capability as a megaton bomb. The virus now known as Stuxnet was unlike any other piece of malware built before: Rather than simply hijacking targeted computers.