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Malware Forensics Field Guide for Linux Systems : Digital Forensics Field Guides - James M. Aquilina

Malware Forensics Field Guide for Linux Systems

Digital Forensics Field Guides


Published: 3rd January 2014
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Malware Forensics Field Guide for Linux Systems is a compendium of tools for computer forensics analysts and investigators, presented in a succinct outline format, with cross-references to supplemental appendices. It is designed to provide the digital investigator clear and concise guidance in an easily accessible format for responding to an incident or conducting analysis in a lab. The book covers analysis of a suspect program, analyzing physical and process memory dumps for malware artifacts, extracting malware and associated artifacts from Linux systems, legal considerations, and more. The Syngress Digital Forensics Field Guides series includes companions for any digital and computer forensic investigator or analyst. Each book is a "toolkit" with checklists for specific tasks, case studies of difficult situations, and expert analyst tips. It is a compendium of on-the-job tasks and checklists. It is specific for Linux-based systems in which new malware is developed every day. The authors are world-renowned leaders in investigating and analyzing malicious code.

""Malin et al. demonstrate how to preserve volatile data on a Windows system during a malware incident and how to analyze physical and process memory dumps for malware artifacts. The practical handbook also provides formalized methodologies for conducting forensic examinations of Windows systems, profiling a suspect file, and identifying the nature and purpose of a suspect program."--Reference and Research Book News, February 2013""

Malware Incident Response: Volatile Data Collection and Examination on a Live Linux System
Analyzing Physical and Process Memory Dumps for Malware Artifacts
Post-Mortem Forensics: Discovering and Extracting Malware and Associated Artifacts from Linux Systems
Legal Considerations
File Identification and Profiling Initial Analysis of a Suspect File on a Linux System
Analysis of a Suspect Program
Tool Glossary
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ISBN: 9781597494700
ISBN-10: 1597494704
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 616
Published: 3rd January 2014
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 22.61 x 15.49  x 2.79
Weight (kg): 0.73