Managed Code Rootkits: Hooking into Runtime Environments

 

Imagine being able to change the languages for the applicationsthat a computer is running and taking control over it. That is exactly what managed code rootkits can do when they are placed within a computer. This new type of rootkit is hiding in a place that had previously been safe from this type of attack-the application level. Continue reading “Managed Code Rootkits: Hooking into Runtime Environments” »

Malicious Cryptography: Exposing Cryptovirology

 

Hackers have uncovered the dark side of cryptographythat device developed to defeat Trojan horses, viruses, password theft, and other cyber-crime. Its called cryptovirology, the art of turning the very methods designed to protect your data into a means of subverting it. In this fascinating, disturbing volume, the experts who first identified cryptovirology show you exactly what youre up against and how to fight back. Continue reading “Malicious Cryptography: Exposing Cryptovirology” »

The Art of Memory Forensics

 

Memory forensics provides cutting edge technology to help investigate digital attacks Memory forensics is the art of analyzing computer memory (RAM) to solve digital crimes. As a follow-up to the best seller Malware Analyst’s Cookbook, experts in the fields of malware, security, and digital forensics bring you a step-by-step guide to memory forensics—now the most sought after skill in the digital forensics and incident response fields. Beginning with introductory concepts and moving toward the advanced, Continue reading “The Art of Memory Forensics” »