Practical Malware Analysis: LAB 05

Previously, we covered Basic Static Analysis and Basic Dynamic Analysis in Chapter 1 and 3 of Practical Malware Analysis. That marks an end to the first part of the book. The fourth chapter kicks off the second part of the book and takes a slight detour to cover one of the most important pre-requisites to perform malware analysis; assembly language. However, the crash course doesn’t have any exercises. It’s why we’ll be proceeding to exercises of the fifth chapter i....

August 13, 2021 · 13 min · Syed Hasan

Practical Malware Analysis: LAB 01

Let’s kick it off. The first chapter of PMA was an introduction to Basic Static Analysis. Although there’s a unique set of tools used in the book, I’d be improvising and testing other tools which might achieve the same purpose. Tooling I’ll be using the following tools/services for this chapter: [I’m diverting from the toolset used by the author… mainly because they’re outdated] PEStudio PEView PEID ExeInfoPE VirusTotal Exercise 1 Hash Filename BB7425B82141A1C0F7D60E5106676BB1 Lab01-01....

August 13, 2021 · 7 min · Syed Hasan