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Introduction to Malware Analysis

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Course No: MSIT.5460; Last Offered: Spring 2021;

Course Description

This course introduces the use of reverse engineering techniques to find and analyze the behavior of malware in binary form. The topics include basic static analysis, basic dynamic analysis, advanced static analysis, advanced dynamic analysis, shell code analysis, malware behavior and anti-reverse engineering. To take this course, students shall have experience in the C programming language. Knowledge of assembly language is preferred although not necessary since the course will have a crash mini-course in X86 disassembly covering assembly language. The students will do the assignments and labs on either their own computers or in a virtual lab environment. Students must already have completed a bachelor's degree in a related discipline and must meet all undergraduate prerequisite requirements specified for graduate IT programs to enroll in this course and in a graduate career.

Prerequisites & Notes

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  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 0

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