“The book every malware analyst should keep handy.”
--Richard Bejtlich, CSO, Mandiant & Founder of TaoSecurity
“An excellent crash course in malware analysis.”
--Dino Dai Zovi, Independent Security Consultant
“. . . the most comprehensive guide to analysis of malware, offering detailed coverage of all the essential skills required to understand the specific challenges presented by modern malware.”
--Chris Eagle, Senior Lecturer of Computer Science at the Naval Postgraduate School
“A hands-on introduction to malware analysis. I'd recommend it to anyone who wants to dissect Windows malware.”
--Ilfak Guilfanov, Creator of IDA Pro
“. . . a great introduction to malware analysis. All chapters contain detailed technical explanations and hands-on lab exercises to get you immediate exposure to real malware.”
--Sebastian Porst, Google Software Engineer
“. . . brings reverse engineering to readers of all skill levels. Technically rich and accessible, the labs will lead you to a deeper understanding of the art and science of reverse engineering. I strongly recommend this book for beginners and experts alike.”
--Danny Quist, PhD, Founder of Offensive Computing
“If you only read one malware book or are looking to break into the world of malware analysis, this is the book to get.”
--Patrick Engbretson, IA Professor at Dakota State University and Author of The Basics of Hacking and Pen Testing
“. . . an excellent addition to the course materials for an advanced graduate level course on Software Security or Intrusion Detection Systems. The labs are especially useful to students in teaching the methods to reverse engineer, analyze and understand malicious software.”
--Sal Stolfo, Professor, Columbia University
Michael Sikorski is a Principal Consultant at Mandiant. He provides specialized research and development security solutions to the company's federal client base, reverse engineers malicious software discovered by incident responders, and has helped create a series of courses in malware analysis (from Beginner to Advanced). He has taught these courses to a variety of audiences including the FBI, the National Security Agency (NSA), and BlackHat. A former member of MIT's Lincoln Laboratory and the NSA, he holds a Top Secret security clearance.
Andrew Honig is an Information Assurance Expert for the Department of Defense. He teaches courses on software analysis, reverse engineering, and Windows system programming. Andy is publicly credited with several zero-day exploits in VMware's virtualization products.
If you consider yourself one of these people, reading this book is going to feel a lot like wearing someone else's underwear.
This book, Practical Malware Analysis covers static analysis and dynamic analysis of malware, using tools like IDA Pro, WinDBG, OllyDbg, Procmon etc.
There is sufficient material in the book for it to take a very long time to actually work your way through learning everything that the book covers.
This has been an excellent read and well written for the complicated subject matter. The labs at the end of the chapters are invaluable.Published 1 month ago by E. Kahklen
It is very good book for me as a beginner in this field, everything is well written and easy to follow
thank you for your book, hope i have a chance to meet the author to... Read more
I recommend this book as it has been an extremely valuable resource for my job.
it goes in fairly deep into what malware is and how to fight it and work against... Read more
A must have for any aspiring student's cyber security bookshelf. It was a valuable reference for completing assignments in my forensics course and I assume in my attacks and... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Michael Garrett
Working through this book with your knowledge in x86/x64 assembly and memory models you will be able to deal with most of the malware that you see out in the wild. Read morePublished 4 months ago by A. Eufemio
I was required to buy this textbook for my Computer Science Capstone class where we were dealing with writing our own spyware. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Steven
I ordered the book (amazon states it is in stock) four days ago and it has not even processed for shipping because I chose free shipping. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Danny Rogers
Before I begin, I have to disclose that I am a Mandiant employee, but I don't work directly with the authors of this book, nor do I have any sort of personal relationship with... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Christopher Sanders
Very good book, we'll explained with hands on material.
Very recommended !!
If your an malware analyst this is the book for you.