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.
- A compendium of on-the-job tasks and checklists
- Specific for Linux-based systems in which new malware is developed every day
- Authors are world-renowned leaders in investigating and analyzing malicious code
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The Basics of Hacking and Penetration Testing serves as an introduction to the steps required to complete a penetration test or perform an ethical hack. You learn how to properly utilize and interpret the results of modern day hacking tools; which are required to complete a penetration test. Tool coverage will include, Backtrack Linux, Google, Whois, Nmap, Nessus, Metasploit, Netcat, Netbus, and more. A simple and clean explanation of how to utilize these tools will allow you to gain a solid understanding of each of the four phases and prepare them to take on more in-depth texts and topics. This book includes the use of a single example (pen test target) all the way through the book which allows you to clearly see how the tools and phases relate.
- Each chapter contains hands-on examples and exercises that are designed to teach you how to interpret the results and utilize those results in later phases.
- Writen by an author who works in the field as a Penetration Tester and who teaches Offensive Security, Penetration Testing, and Ethical Hacking, and Exploitation classes at Dakota State University.
- Utilizes the Backtrack Linus distribution and focuses on the seminal tools required to complete a penetration test.
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