Cybercriminals are constantly innovating, developing new and more sophisticated malware that can evade detection. In many ways, it has become an arms race, with both sides attempting to outwit the other. Unfortunately, the bad guys keep getting smarter. Here are some free resources about malware analysis to help you be a step ahead.
- SANS@MIC Talks/Webcasts
- OALabs YouTube Channel
- SANS Summit Talks
- Lenny Zeltser's REMnux Linux Distro
- FLARE VM: A script to install free malware analysis tools into Windows
Must Have Cheat Sheets
- Reverse-Engineering Malicious Code
- REMnux Usage Tips for Malware Analysis on Linux
- Analyzing Malicious Documents
- Malware Analysis and Reverse-Engineering
And finally, if you're ready to really become an expert in Malware, take FOR610: Reverse-Engineering Malware: Malware Analysis Tools and Techniques. Listen to course author Lenny Zeltser provide a quick explanation of what the course is all about:
"Reverse Engineering Malware teaches a systematic approach to analyzing malicious code utilizing the latest and greatest tools and techniques. The knowledge and skills this course provides will enable those responsible for responding to and preventing incidents to better understand and respond to emerging malware threats." - Justin Kallhoff, Infogressive
Test drive the course by viewing the course demo
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