Art of Computer Virus Research and Defense, The, Portable Documents
Symantec's chief antivirus researcher has written the definitive guide to contemporary virus threats, defense techniques, and analysis tools. Unlike most books on computer viruses, The Art of Computer Virus Research and Defense is a reference written strictly for white hats: IT and security professionals responsible for protecting their organizations against malware. Peter Szor systematically covers everything you need to know, including virus behavior and classification, protection strategies, antivirus and worm-blocking techniques, and much more.
Szor presents the state-of-the-art in both malware and protection, providing the full technical detail that professionals need to handle increasingly complex attacks. Along the way, he provides extensive information on code metamorphism and other emerging techniques, so you can anticipate and prepare for future threats.
Szor also offers the most thorough and practical primer on virus analysis ever published—addressing everything from creating your own personal laboratory to automating the analysis process. This book's coverage includes
Peter Szor is a world renowned computer virus and security researcher He has been
Advanced Code Evolution Techniques and Computer Virus Generator Kits
Classification According to Payload
Exploits Vulnerabilities and Buffer Overflow Attacks
Strategies of the Defender
NetworkLevel Defense Strategies
Peter has authored over 70 articles and papers on the subject of computer viruses