George Mason University
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George Mason University

CFRS 761: Malware Reverse Engineering

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Reviews disassembled code for potentially malicious binary, or piece of malware, in order to gain a better understanding of how a binary functions when executed. Analyzes behavioral aspects as they are executed in a controlled environment. Environment changes (file, system, network, process, etc.), network communications, communications with remote devices, and so on, are closely observed for actionable information. Notes: Course will consist of exercises conducted in a lab environment with concurrent lectures (combined total of 3 credits for lab and lecture exercises).

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Reviews disassembled code for potentially malicious binary, or piece of malware, in order to gain a better understanding of how a binary functions when executed. Analyzes behavioral aspects as they are executed in a controlled environment. Environment changes (file, system, network, process, etc.), network communications, communications with remote devices, and so on, are closely observed for actionable information. 

When Offered: Fall, Spring

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Course will consist of exercises conducted in a lab environment with concurrent lectures (combined total of 3 credits for lab and lecture exercises).

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

CFRS 500 and CFRS 660.

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