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Tools and Techniques for Assessing Android Malware

  • Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 at 9:00 am Singapore / 12:00 pm Canberra (1:00 Thursday, Feb. 9th UTC)
  • Christopher Crowley
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SANS Asia-Pacific Webcast Series- Tools and Techniques for Assessing Android Malware

Join us for the next installment of the SANS APAC webcast series, as we take a detailed look at Tools and Techniques for Assessing Android Malware.

Topic: Tools and Techniques for Assessing Android Malware

Presenter: Christopher Crowley, SANS Principal Instructor

Date: Thursday, February 9, 2017

Time: 9:00 am Singapore / 12:00 pm Canberra

 

Note: This webcast is free of charge however a SANS portal account is required (see webcast link for details)

 

SANS Asia-Pacific Webcast Series- Tools and Techniques for Assessing Android Malware

Android malware is substantially more common that iOS malware. Android users can choose to disable the Unknown sources Allow installation of apps from unknown sources and install applications from anywhere.

 

In this webcast Christopher Crowley will show tools and techniques you can use to inspect Android applications to determine if they exhibit malicious behavior. This methodology can be employed as forensic analysis and can also be used in application assessments to determine if an application is suitable for use within an organization.

 

Malicious behavior includes: persistent root, installation of ad revenue producing apps, and key logger collection of credentials to steal information within protected containers. Malware spreading vectors includes drive by downloads, and fraudulent applications purporting to be pornography. It also tries to trick users into installing software, claiming to be an update, in order to root the phone.

 

Get a preview of capabilities to be discussed in the upcoming SEC575 in Canberra, ACT March 20th - 26th.

Speaker Bio

Christopher Crowley

Mr. Crowley has 15 years of industry experience managing and securing networks. He currently works as an independent consultant in the Washington, DC area focusing on effective computer network defense. His work experience includes penetration testing, security operations, incident response, and forensic analysis.

Mr. Crowley is the course author for for SANS Management 517 - Managing Security Operations and SANS Management 535 - Incident Response Team Management. He holds the GSEC, GCIA, GCIH (gold), GCFA, GPEN, GMOB, GASF, GREM, GXPN and CISSP certifications. His teaching experience includes FOR585, MGT517, MGT535, SEC401, SEC503, SEC504, SEC560, SEC575, and SEC580; Apache web server administration and configuration; and shell programming.

He was awarded the SANS 2009 Local Mentor of the year award. "The Mentor of the Year Award is given to SANS Mentors who excel in leading SANS Mentor Training classes in their local communities."

Mr. Crowley spends his spare time mountain biking, rock climbing and savoring epicurean treats.

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