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Cache Me If You Can!

  • Thursday, August 27th, 2015 at 11:00 AM EDT (15:00:00 UTC)
  • Matt Bromiley
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Overview

"Malware can hide, but it must run" are legendary words for any forensic investigator to live by. As we peek days, weeks, months, sometimes even years back in time, what artifacts are available to help us determine if malware did run? If only there was a native artifact that contained execution information...but wait, there is! In this talk, we will examine Windows execution artifacts including the ShimCache, RecentFileCache, and the newer Amcache hive found in Windows 8 and 10. We will examine the structures of these artifacts, as well as the different points of information recorded by each. Lastly, we will also discuss ways for the forensic investigator to include these artifacts in their investigation, including various parsing tools and analysis techniques.

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Speaker Bio

Matt Bromiley

Matt Bromiley is a SANS Digital Forensics and Incident Response instructor, teaching FOR508 Advanced Incident Response, Threat Hunting and Digital Forensics and SANS FOR572 Advanced Network Forensics: Threat Hunting, Analysis, and Incident Response. He is also an incident response consultant at a major incident response and forensic analysis company, combining experience in digital forensics, incident response/triage and log analytics. His skills include disk, database, memory and network forensics, as well as network security monitoring.

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