Understanding and Managing the threat of Malware - A 3-day course

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Retired Course; no longer available

Course Synopsis

Please note that this course has been retired and is no longer available. Please see the Ethical Hacking page for courses currently available in this subject area.

This 3-day workshop is designed to give delegates a broad overview of both the technical and social engineering aspects of modern malware.

This instructor-led event will combine lectures on the types of malware currently in use on the Internet, how that malware is created and distributed, strategies used for infecting victims, and how malware can be detected and removed. The course also contains exercises in which delegates will inspect and use different types of malware, create malware infections in a controlled virtual environment and clean malware from computers.


The prerequisites for this workshop are attendance of the Information Security Fundamentals course, or equivalent knowledge.


This course has been retired and is no longer available.

Course Contents

Types of Malware


Exercise: Using a rootkit


Exercise: Infecting a client


Exercise: Botnets

Commercial malware creation

Exercise: Malware creation kits

Malware Detection & Removal

Exercise: Cleaning Infected Computers