Reverse Engineering and Malware Analysis

Learning Outcomes

Forms of Teaching

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Introduction to reverse engineering and malware analysis
  2. The x86 architecture
  3. The x86 instruction set and assembly
  4. High level code to assembly mapping (variables, jumps, loops, function calls, exception handling, encryption, packing and unpacking routines)
  5. Linking, loading and of executables 1
  6. Executable formats: PE (portable executable) 1
  7. Executable formats: PE (portable executable) 2
  8. PE Packing and Unpacking
  9. Basics of malware analysis and malware classification
  10. Environment setup (virtual machines, sandboxing)
  11. Static malware analysis (tools and methods) 1
  12. Static malware analysis (tools and methods) 2
  13. Dynamic malware analysis (tools and methods)
  14. Anti-reverse engineering methods (persistence mechanisms, anti-debugging and anti-disassembly)
  15. Practical application: detection, analysis and removal of malware

Study Programmes

University undergraduate
Computer Engineering (module)
Skills (6. semester)
Computer Science (module)
Skills (6. semester)
Computing (study)
Skills (4. semester)
Control Engineering and Automation (module)
Skills (6. semester)
Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (study)
Skills (4. semester)
Electrical Power Engineering (module)
Skills (6. semester)
Electronic and Computer Engineering (module)
Skills (6. semester)
Electronics (module)
Skills (6. semester)
Information Processing (module)
Skills (6. semester)
Software Engineering and Information Systems (module)
Skills (6. semester)
Telecommunication and Informatics (module)
Skills (6. semester)
Wireless Technologies (module)
Skills (6. semester)
University graduate
Computer Engineering (profile)
Skills (2. semester)
Computer Science (profile)
Skills (2. semester)
Control Engineering and Automation (profile)
Skills (2. semester)
Electrical Engineering Systems and Technologies (profile)
Skills (2. semester)
Electrical Power Engineering (profile)
Skills (2. semester)
Electronic and Computer Engineering (profile)
Skills (2. semester)
Electronics (profile)
Skills (2. semester)
Information Processing (profile)
Skills (2. semester)
Software Engineering and Information Systems (profile)
Skills (2. semester)
Telecommunication and Informatics (profile)
Skills (2. semester)
Wireless Technologies (profile)
Skills (2. semester)

Laboratory exercises

General

ID 167350
  Summer semester
4 ECTS
L0 English Level
L1 e-Learning
40 Lectures
0 Exercises
20 Laboratory exercises
0 Project laboratory

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