Malware Analyst's Cookbook and DVD
Tools and Techniques for Fighting Malicious Code
By Michael Ligh, Steven Adair, Blake Hartstein, Matthew Richard
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: September 2010
Pages: 744

Powerful, step-by-step solutions to dozens of common threats

We called this a cookbook because each "recipe" presents boththe ingredients and the steps you take to resolve a specificproblem or research a given threat. On the DVD, you'll findsupporting files and original programs that provide additionalresources. You'll learn how to analyze malware using tools writtenby the authors as well as hundreds of other publicly availabletools. If your job involves incident response, computer forensics,systems security, or antivirus research, this book will becomeinvaluable to you.

  • Learn to conduct online investigations without revealing youridentity

  • Use honeypots to collect malware being distributed by bots andworms

  • Analyze JavaScript, PDFs, and Office documents for suspiciouscontent

  • Build a low-budget malware lab with virtualization or bare boneshardware

  • Reverse engineer common encoding and encryption algorithms

  • Set up an advanced memory forensics platform for malwareanalysis

  • Investigate prevalent threats such as Zeus, Silent Banker,CoreFlood, Conficker, Virut, Clampi, Bankpatch, BlackEnergy, andmany more!

On the DVD

Use the files on the DVD to follow along with the recipes or toconduct your own investigations and analyses. You will find:

  • Evidence files

  • Annotated videos

  • Source code

  • Windows and Linux tools

  • Over 50 original programs in Python, C/C++, and Perl

"The most useful technical security book I've read this year. Amust-have for all who protect systems from malicioussoftware."
Lenny Zeltser, Security Practice Director at Savvisand Senior Faculty Member at SANS Institute

"The ultimate guide for anyone interested in malwareanalysis."
Ryan Olson, Director, VeriSign iDefense RapidResponse Team

"Every page is filled with practical malware knowledge,innovative ideas, and useful tools. Worth its weight ingold!"
AAron Walters, Lead Developer of Volatility and VP ofSecurity R&D at Terremark

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