Download Malware Forensics Field Guide for Linux Systems: Digital by Eoghan Casey, Cameron H. Malin, James M. Aquilina PDF

By Eoghan Casey, Cameron H. Malin, James M. Aquilina

Malware Forensics box consultant for Linux platforms is a compendium of instruments for desktop forensics analysts and investigators, offered in a succinct define structure, with cross-references to supplemental appendices. it truly is designed to supply the electronic investigator transparent and concise suggestions in an simply obtainable layout for responding to an incident or carrying out research in a lab. The booklet covers research of a suspect application, studying actual and technique reminiscence dumps for malware artifacts, extracting malware and linked artifacts from Linux structures, criminal issues, and extra. The Syngress electronic Forensics box publications sequence contains partners for any electronic and machine forensic investigator or analyst. each one booklet is a "toolkit" with checklists for particular projects, case reviews of inauspicious events, and professional analyst counsel. it's a compendium of on-the-job initiatives and checklists. it's particular for Linux-based structures during which new malware is built each day. The authors are world-renowned leaders in investigating and reading malicious code.

About the Author

Cameron H. Malin is particular Agent with the Federal Bureau of research assigned to a Cyber Crime squad in l. a., California, the place he's chargeable for the research of laptop intrusion and malicious code concerns. particular Agent Malin is the founder and developer of the FBI's Technical operating crew on Malware research and Incident reaction. exact Agent Malin is a professional moral Hacker (C|EH) as special via the overseas Council of E-Commerce specialists, a professional info platforms safety expert (CISSP), as special via the overseas info platforms safeguard Consortium, a GIAC qualified Reverse-Engineering Malware expert (GREM), GIAC qualified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), GIAC qualified Incident Handler (GCIH), and a GIAC qualified Forensic Analyst (GCFA), as particular through the SANS Institute. Eoghan Casey is an the world over well-known specialist in info breach investigations and knowledge safeguard forensics. he's founding companion of, and co-manages the chance Prevention and reaction enterprise unit at DFLabs. during the last decade, he has consulted with many legal professionals, companies, and police departments within the usa, South the USA, and Europe on a variety of electronic investigations, together with fraud, violent crimes, id robbery, and online illegal activity. Eoghan has helped corporations examine and deal with protection breaches, together with community intrusions with overseas scope. He has brought specialist testimony in civil and legal circumstances, and has submitted professional studies and ready trial shows for desktop forensic and cyber-crime instances. as well as his casework and writing the foundational booklet electronic proof and laptop Crime, Eoghan has labored as R&D staff Lead within the safety Cyber Crime Institute (DCCI) on the division of security Cyber Crime middle (DC3) supporting improve their operational features and enhance new options and instruments. He additionally teaches graduate scholars at Johns Hopkins collage info safety Institute and created the cellular machine Forensics path taught around the world during the SANS Institute. He has added keynotes and taught workshops all over the world on a variety of subject matters relating to facts breach research, electronic forensics and cyber protection. Eoghan has played hundreds of thousands of forensic acquisitions and examinations, together with home windows and UNIX platforms, firm servers, clever telephones, mobile phones, community logs, backup tapes, and database platforms. He additionally has details protection adventure, as a knowledge safety Officer at Yale college and in next consulting paintings. He has played vulnerability checks, deployed and maintained intrusion detection platforms, firewalls and public key infrastructures, and constructed rules, systems, and academic courses for a number of firms. Eoghan has authored complicated technical books in his parts of craftsmanship which are utilized by practitioners and universities worldwide, and he's Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier's foreign magazine of electronic research. James M. Aquilina, Esq. is the handling Director and Deputy normal information of Stroz Friedberg, LLC, a consulting and technical companies company focusing on laptop forensics; cyber-crime reaction; deepest investigations; and the maintenance, research and construction of digital info from unmarried tough drives to advanced company networks. because the head of the l. a. workplace, Mr. Aquilina supervises and conducts electronic forensics and cyber-crime investigations and oversees huge electronic facts initiatives. Mr. Aquilina additionally consults at the technical and strategic points of anti-piracy, antispyware, and electronic rights administration (DRM) tasks for the media and leisure industries, delivering strategic pondering, software program coverage, trying out of beta items, investigative information, and recommendation on even if the technical parts of the projects implicate the pc Fraud and Abuse Act and anti-spyware and buyer fraud laws. His deep wisdom of botnets, dispensed denial of carrier assaults, and different automatic cyber-intrusions allows him to supply businesses with suggestion to strengthen their infrastructure defense.

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Modify the system bootloader 13. Implement software RAID at install-time and run-time 14. Use /proc/sys and sysctl to modify and set kernel run-time parameters 15. Use scripting to automate system maintenance tasks 16. Configure NTP for time synchronization with a higher-stratum server RHCT™ Troubleshooting and System Maintenance Skills: 1. Boot systems into different run levels for troubleshooting and system maintenance 2. Diagnose and correct misconfigured networking 3. Diagnose and correct hostname resolution problems 4.

Com/certification/rhce, and are also given below. Visit the URLs for an up-to-date and more in-depth information. The exam objectives are covered in sufficient detail in chapters throughout the book. Common Skills Required for Both Exams: 1. ) to create, remove, view, and investigate files and directories 2. Use grep, sed, and awk to process text streams and files 3. Use a terminal-based text editor such as vim or nano, to modify text files 4. Use input/output redirection 5. Understand basic principles of TCP/IP networking, including IP addresses, netmasks, and gateways for IPv4 and IPv6 6.

0 in November 1994. 20 kernel. In 2003, Red Hat renamed the Red Hat Linux operating system series to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). RHL was originally assembled and enhanced within the Red Hat company. In 2003, Red Hat began sponsoring a project called fedora inviting user community to participate in enhancing the source code. This enabled the company to include the improved code in successive versions of RHEL. The fedora distribution is completely free, whereas RHEL is commercially available.

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