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Advanced Malware Analysis by Christopher Elisan

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CHAPTER1

Malware Analysis 101

 

So you want to learn how to analyze malware? Well, you picked up the right book. But before I go into the meat of analyzing malware, it is important to know and understand several things that will be key in effectively analyzing malware.

This chapter will get you started on the right path to malware analysis by establishing the needed foundational knowledge to effectively analyze malware.

The chapter will tackle the two types of malware analysis, as well as its purpose, its limitations, and the malware analysis process itself. The chapter will then conclude by discussing what is needed to become an effective malware analyst.

Malware Analysis

Malware analysis is the process of extracting information from malware ...

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