Malware Analysis Resources


Black Hat

Cisco Security Reports

Microsoft Security Intelligence Reports

CMU's Software Engineering Institiute blog

Sam Bowne's course proposal, with lots of useful links of its own

SANS Institute Reading Room

Krebs on Security (for example, this post on Proxybots)

Techspot (for example, Interview with Malwarebytes' founder, Marcin Kleczynski)


PandaLabs has several blogs, which you can access here...PandaLabs. Recent topics include quantum computing, exploit kits, ransomware, and who knows?

and then there's the G Data Security Blog. We call your attention to an example of a malware anlysis writeup for Spora - the Shortcut Worm that is also a Ransomware

and naked security , by Sophos, another A-V vendor, has a blog with a wider area of focus (IMHO)

TrendLabs operates a Security Intelligence Blog

Forcepoint Security Labs™ recently investigated a trojanized RTF document which we tied to the Carbank criminal gang. See the Forcepoint Security Labs Blog

The blogosphere continues to talk about exploit kits:

Lots of good malware-related tools are available at FileHippo, including

Other Courses:

If you are teaching a malware course, send me an email and I will list it!

You can learn a lot from the YouTube Channel Malware Analysis for HedgeHogs!

An hour-long talk entitled radare demystified, from a conference, and I need to chase down the proper attribution

Kaspersky offers courses on some interesting topics, at different sites around the world. For example,

Helsinki University of Technology (Finland) Special Course in Information Security

Carnegie-Mellon University Vulnerability, Defense Systems, and Malware Analysis

SANS Institute FOR610: Reverse-Engineering Malware: Malware Analysis Tools and Techniques

SEI Training Malware Analysis Apprenticeship

University of Illinois CS498SH: Malware Analysis

University of Tubingen (Germany) Intrusion Detection and Malware Analysis

University of Texas - Dallas System Security and Binary Code Analyisis

Groups or Individuals Doing Interesting Research:

Chris Kruegel, UCSB

Georgia Tech Research Institute (e.g. their Titan project)

Other suggestions welcome!