Most recent malware is used for financial or political gain, and although often referred to as "viruses," the attack and propagation methods are very different from true viruses. This course is an overview of the types of malware, how malware is categorized, and how each type of malware attacks a Windows system. This allows the forensic investigator to identify malware used in criminal attacks.
How does malware work? How do you trace where malware came from? In order to defeat your enemy, you must understand your enemy. This course covers the various types of malware and how it typically operates in a Windows system.