Malware (2015/2016)

Course code
4S003738
Name of lecturer
Roberto Giacobazzi
Coordinator
Roberto Giacobazzi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
INF/01 - INFORMATICS
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
II semestre dal Mar 1, 2016 al Jun 10, 2016.
Web page
http://profs.scienze.univr.it/~giaco/styled-17/index.html

Lesson timetable

II semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall I from Mar 7, 2016  to Jun 10, 2016
Monday 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Laboratory Laboratorio Ciberfisico from Mar 21, 2016  to Jun 10, 2016
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM lesson Laboratory Alfa from Mar 23, 2016  to Jun 10, 2016
Wednesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall I from Mar 9, 2016  to Jun 10, 2016

Learning outcomes

The goal of the course is to provide the know-how about malware analysis and design. Malware analysis is the art of dissecting malware to understand how it works, how to identify it, and how to defeat or eliminate it. Malware design is programming in such a way malware analysis becomes hard. In the course the students will practice with virus, worm and bot. Hands-on will provide the necessary experience in order to understand and analyse computer attacks based on malware code.

Syllabus

Introduction. Foundation. Taxonomy. Memory resident virus. Worm. Stoned e Boot malware. Anti Virus and Anti-Anti Virus. Stealthiness & Polymorphism. Forensics.
Mobile malware.

Assessment methods and criteria

The students will be asked to produce home-works during the course, and the reverse engineering of a malware.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016