Performing Malware Analysis on Malicious Documents

Malicious documents have become a form of malware that all incident responders need to be able to analyze. This course will teach you how to analyze malicious Adobe PDF and Microsoft Office documents, along with any malicious scripts they contain.
Course info
Rating
(12)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jan 23, 2018
Duration
2h 59m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Introduction and Setting up Your Lab
Performing Document Analysis
Analyzing PDF Documents
Performing JavaScript Analysis
PDF Lab
Analyzing Office Documents
Performing VBA Script Analysis
Quickly Analyzing Malicious Documents
Office Document Lab
Analyzing Malicious Documents Recap
Description
Course info
Rating
(12)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jan 23, 2018
Duration
2h 59m
Description

Hiding malware within documents has become one the main methods attackers use to compromise systems. In this course, Performing Malware Analysis on Malicious Documents, you will learn how to look at documents to determine if they contain malware, and if so, what that malware does. First, you will explore how to analyze malicious Adobe PDF and Microsoft Office documents. Next, you will discover how attackers obfuscate scripts within malicious documents, and how you can defeat that obfuscation to determine the script’s purpose. Finally, you will dive into the tools required to perform this analysis safely and quickly. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge needed to perform malware analysis on malicious documents.

About the author
About the author

Tyler Hudak has more than 15 years of experience performing malware analysis, computer forensics, and incident response for multiple organizations. He loves sharing the knowledge he has gained on these topics in his presentations and classes!

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