Malware Analysis

Malware Analysis For Beginners


Malware analysis is the use of tools and programs to understand the behavior and purpose of suspicious files. The process is designed to identify and mitigate any potential threats. This hands-on process enables analysts to understand malware functionality, purpose, and potential impact. To achieve this, security teams use malware analysis tools. They typically rate and score specific malware samples in a closed environment called a sandbox.

Malware analysis is the study or process of determining the function, origin, and potential impact of a particular malware sample, such as a virus, worm, Trojan horse, rootkit, or backdoor. Malware, or malicious software, is any computer software designed to impair the operation of a host computer, steal a system, or steal sensitive data from a user, organization, or company. Malware may include software that collects user information without permission.

In this course you will learn the basics of malware analysis. It’s a course for total beginners, not for people already familiar with cyber security concepts. If you are interested in Cyber Security, but don’t know where to start, this course is for you. You will learn the basics of malware analysis. Given any file, you will be able to say if it is potential malware or not. You will understand how virus scanners find malware.

Who this course is for:

  • Beginner Cyber Security Professionals
  • Beginner Ethical Hackers

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