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Introduction to Reverse Engineering

Take a closer look at the art and science of reverse-engineering with a course on machine code, assembly language, system-level reversing and more.

5 videos  //  48 minutes of training

Course overview

Sometimes, the only way to understand something is to take it apart, and that goes double for malware. Five videos introduce you to the intricacies of reverse-engineering, machine code, assembly language, system-level and code-level reversing and the legality of reverse-engineering. Take a closer look at everything from the different levels of computer instructions to the challenges of optimizing compilers and even individual tools like RegMon and FileMon.

Course syllabus

Reverse Engineering DefinitionDuration: 6:46

Machine CodeDuration: 9:18

Assembly LanguageDuration: 14:23

System and Code Level ReversingDuration: 6:00

Legality of Reverse EngineeringDuration: 11:06

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Plans and pricing





$599 / license

Annually. Includes all content plus team admin and reporting.