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Malware Analysis Blog 3

Introduction Now that we’ve had a good amount of time to work on this project, we’ve been able to analyze multiple samples of Malware. One of the samples we reviewed was a RAT (Remote Access Trojan), commonly referred to as DarkComet. A RAT is software that allows a person to remotely control a system as […]

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Malware Analysis Introduction

Introduction To Malware Analysis In order to build upon work done by the LCDI’s Malware Analysis Team last semester, we are adopting Amazon Web Services. Amazon WorkSpaces will allow us to conduct malware research with the guarantee that the LCDI network will remain unaffected by any samples we choose to analyze. The Malware Team has […]

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Malware Analysis Project Update

FINAL Malware Analysis Update Introduction: Throughout this semester, we’ve been working diligently  to create a malware analysis environment that  is both effective and easily accessible.  After considerable research and testing,we   have learned useful information about various aspects of  malware analysis. Cuckoo allows us to automate the process by simply importing malware into it and  receiving […]

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Introduction to Malware Analysis at the LCDI

Introduction Malware is the Swiss-army knife of cybercriminals and other adversaries of corporations and organizations.  An understanding of how malware works and what malware does to computer systems should be possessed by all computer forensics or cybersecurity professionals.  Our challenge is not just investigating malware, but investigating it in a safe and secure environment where […]

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