Intro to Malware Behavioral Analysis Training (MA01)

Includes the following:

  • 70% Hands-On Training, geared to give you experience
  • Exciting Capture-the-Flag challenges, based on real malware
  • Focus on methodology for quickly discovering IOCs
  • Expert Trainers with Real-World Experience
 Learn to quickly identify host-based and network-based Indicators of Compromise

Learn to quickly identify host-based and network-based Indicators of Compromise

This hands-on course focuses on tools and techniques to analyze and reverse engineer malicious software with an emphasis on quickly discovering IOCs (Indicators of Compromise). The course includes steps on how to stand up and configure an environment for safe malware analysis. The course is focused on tools and techniques used for behavioral analysis. Techniques learned will be applied to real-world malware samples where learners will identify common malware characteristics used by bots, keyloggers, rootkits, worms, etc.

PREREQUISITES

General knowledge of computer, networking, and operating system fundamentals.  Some exposure to malware, assembly language, and programming recommended.

OVERVIEW

  • Malware Analysis Overview
  • Behavioral Malware Analysis
  • Basic Static Analysis
  • Basic Dynamic Analysis

Topics Covered

  • File Formats
  • PE Format structure and sections
  • Functions
  • Dynamic Link Libraries
  • Virtualization Usage
  • Virtualization Detection by Malware
  • Threads
  • Handles
  • Process Trees
  • Dependency Tracing
  • Registry Modification
  • File System Manipulation
  • Network Traffic Analysis
  • Sandboxes
  • Context Piecewise Hashing (Fuzzy Hashing)
  • Malware Analysis Goals
  • Indicators of Compromise
  • Malware Signatures
  • Static and Dynamic Analysis
  • Malware Categories
  • Mass vs Targeted Malware
  • Advanced Persistent Threat (APT)
  • Malware Analysis Methodology
  • Antimalware Tools
  • Malware Attributes
  • Hashing Fundamentals
  • Strings and character encoding
  • Packed and Obfuscated Malware
  • Linked Libraries and Functions
  • DLL Hijacking
  • Magic Labels
  • Import Hashing

SOFTWARE and tools Used (NOt Inclusive)

  • Dependency Walker
  • PEview
  • PEiD
  • OllyDbg
  • Notepad++
  • Hex Editors
  • Multiple Windows Sysinternals tools
  • WinMD5
  • HashCalc
  • Wireshark
  • ncat
  • FakeNet
  • ApateDNS
  • Regshot

COURSE DURATION

3 days or 6 nights

Continuing Education Credits

21

Locations

 Malware Analysis training located in O'Fallon, Illinois, close to Scott Air Force Base and St. Louis

Malware Analysis training located in O'Fallon, Illinois, close to Scott Air Force Base and St. Louis

Our Intro to Malware Behavioral Analysis course is offered less than 15 minutes from downtown St. Louis at our O'Fallon, Illinois training facility, located at:

7 Eagle Center, O'Fallon, IL 62269

We also offer private onsite courses, at your location.  We love to travel and will gladly send a trainer to your location. Please Contact Us for more information.

 

FORMAT

Live, Instructor-Led Training with a dynamic trainer that is a cybersecurity professional with malware analysis experience. Instructors have real-world experience with the material covered in the course.

SCHEDULE

  • May 29-31 (T-Th), 8:30am - 4:30pm, 2018
  • September 4-13 (T-Th nights) (6 nights), 5:30pm - 8:30pm, 2018

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