Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Dissecting Malware – Static Analysis of Malware

This article will be showing you how doing static malware analysis. Which are the processes involved within a static analysis. Static malware analysis is the first essential step taken by the malware analysts or reverse engineers working under forensics department.

Static Malware Analysis
Best and childish way to analyze malware is to scan it with multiple antivirus services. There are ton of antivirus available in the world, so your malware will surely be identified by at least any of them from the world. What exactly antivirus does that, they have the thousands of malicious file signatures and patterns within themselves. So they scan malware and if the file pattern gets matched with their database, it gets detected.