Basic dynamic analysis

In this course, you’ll get to grips with malware and basic dynamic analysis.


  • Using INetSim Video — 00:20:13
    • Using INetSim to mimic a command-and-control server to send and receive commands from malware.

  • File system changes Video — 00:17:44
    • Utilize malware analysis tools to identify system changes by the malware such as files and/or registry keys created, deleted and modified.

  • Running an executable Video — 00:13:29
    • Demonstrate running an executable and utilizing malware analysis tools to capture malicious activity.

  • Analyzing malware network traffic Video — 00:16:08
    • Analyzing malicious network traffic.

  • Running a DLL Video — 00:09:42
    • Demonstrate the various executables that can be used to run a malicious DLL and capture malicious activity.

  • What is basic dynamic analysis Video — 00:02:56
    • Define basic dynamic analysis, procedures and tools used.


Course description

This course will teach you to conduct basic dynamic analysis, which consists of executing the malware sample in a virtual environment and using numerous tools to monitor the malware’s activity. You will learn to identify system changes made by the malware to include any file changes, registry changes, processes created and so on. You’ll also be able to identify and communicate with malicious network traffic generated by malware.

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