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The art of memory forensics : detecting malware and threats in Windows, Linux, and Mac memory / Michael Hale Ligh, Andrew Case, Jamie Levy, Aaron Walters.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextPublisher: Indianapolis, IN : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2014Description: xxiii, 886 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9781118825099
Other title:
  • Detecting malware and threats in Windows, Linux, and Mac memory
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 004.5028558 LI.A 23
LOC classification:
  • QA76.9.A25 L54 2014
Online resources:
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: 1.Systems Overview -- Digital Environment -- PC Architecture -- Operating Systems -- Process Management -- Memory Management -- File System -- I/O Subsystem -- Summary -- 2.Data Structures -- Basic Data Types -- Summary -- 3.The Volatility Framework -- Why Volatility? -- What Volatility Is Not -- Installation -- The Framework -- Using Volatility -- Summary -- 4.Memory Acquisition -- Preserving the Digital Environment -- Software Tools -- Memory Dump Formats -- Converting Memory Dumps -- Volatile Memory on Disk -- Summary -- 5.Windows Objects and Pool Allocations -- Windows Executive Objects -- Pool-Tag Scanning -- Limitations of Pool Scanning -- Big Page Pool -- Pool-Scanning Alternatives -- Summary -- 6.Processes, Handles, and Tokens -- Processes -- Process Tokens -- Privileges -- Process Handles -- Enumerating Handles in Memory -- Summary -- 7.Process Memory Internals -- What's in Process Memory? -- Enumerating Process Memory -- Summary --
Contents note continued: 8.Hunting Malware in Process Memory -- Process Environment Block -- PE Files in Memory -- Packing and Compression -- Code Injection -- Summary -- 9.Event Logs -- Event Logs in Memory -- Real Case Examples -- Summary -- 10.Registry in Memory -- Windows Registry Analysis -- Volatility's Registry API -- Parsing Userassist Keys -- Detecting Malware with the Shimcache -- Reconstructing Activities with Shellbags -- Dumping Password Hashes -- Obtaining LSA Secrets -- Summary -- 11.Networking -- Network Artifacts -- Hidden Connections -- Raw Sockets and Sniffers -- Next Generation TCP/IP Stack -- Internet History -- DNS Cache Recovery -- Summary -- 12.Windows Services -- Service Architecture -- Installing Services -- Tricks and Stealth -- Investigating Service Activity -- Summary -- 13.Kernel Forensics and Rootkits -- Kernel Modules -- Modules in Memory Dumps -- Threads in Kernel Mode -- Driver Objects and IRPs -- Device Trees -- Auditing the SSDT --
Contents note continued: Kernel Callbacks -- Kernel Timers -- Putting It All Together -- Summary -- 14.Windows GUI Subsystem, Part I -- The GUI Landscape -- GUI Memory Forensics -- The Session Space -- Window Stations -- Desktops -- Atoms and Atom Tables -- Windows -- Summary -- 15.Windows GUI Subsystem, Part II -- Window Message Hooks -- User Handles -- Event Hooks -- Windows Clipboard -- Case Study: ACCDFISA Ransomware -- Summary -- 16.Disk Artifacts in Memory -- Master File Table -- Extracting Files -- Defeating TrueCrypt Disk Encryption -- Summary -- 17.Event Reconstruction -- Strings -- Command History -- Summary -- 18.Timelining -- Finding Time in Memory -- Generating Timelines -- Ghost in the Enterprise -- Summary -- 19.Linux Memory Acquisition -- Historical Methods of Acquisition -- Modern Acquisition -- Volatility Linux Profiles -- Summary -- 20.Linux Operating System -- ELF Files -- Linux Data Structures -- Linux Address Translation -- procfs and sysfs --
Contents note continued: Compressed Swap -- Summary -- Processes and Process Memory -- Processes in Memory -- Enumerating Processes -- Process Address Space -- Process Environment Variables -- Open File Handles -- Saved Context State -- Bash Memory Analysis -- Summary -- 22.Networking Artifacts -- Network Socket File Descriptors -- Network Connections -- Queued Network Packets -- Network Interfaces -- The Route Cache -- ARP Cache -- Summary -- 23.Kernel Memory Artifacts -- Physical Memory Maps -- Virtual Memory Maps -- Kernel Debug Buffer -- Loaded Kernel Modules -- Summary -- 24.File Systems in Memory -- Mounted File Systems -- Listing Files and Directories -- Extracting File Metadata -- Recovering File Contents -- Summary -- 25.Userland Rootkits -- Shellcode Injection -- Process Hollowing -- Shared Library Injection -- LD_PRELOAD Rootkits -- GOT/PLT Overwrites -- Inline Hooking -- Summary -- 26.Kernel Mode Rootkits -- Accessing Kernel Mode -- Hidden Kernel Modules --
Contents note continued: Hidden Processes -- Elevating Privileges -- System Call Handler Hooks -- Keyboard Notifiers -- TTY Handlers -- Network Protocol Structures -- Netfilter Hooks -- File Operations -- Inline Code Hooks -- Summary -- 27.Case Study: Phalanx2 -- Phalanx2 -- Phalanx2 Memory Analysis -- Reverse Engineering Phalanx2 -- Final Thoughts on Phalanx2 -- Summary -- 28.Mac Acquisition and Internals -- Mac Design -- Memory Acquisition -- Mac Volatility Profiles -- Mach-O Executable Format -- Summary -- 29.Mac Memory Overview -- Mac versus Linux Analysis -- Process Analysis -- Address Space Mappings -- Networking Artifacts -- SLAB Allocator -- Recovering File Systems from Memory -- Loaded Kernel Extensions -- Other Mac Plugins -- Mac Live Forensics -- Summary -- 30.Malicious Code and Rootkits -- Userland Rootkit Analysis -- Kernel Rootkit Analysis -- Common Mac Malware in Memory -- Summary -- 31.Tracking User Activity -- Keychain Recovery -- Mac Application Analysis --
Contents note continued: Summary.
Summary: As a followup to the best-seller Malware Analyst's Cookbook, experts in IT security bring you a step-by-step guide to memory forensics-now the most sought after skill in the digital forensics and incident response fields. Beginning with introductory concepts and moving toward the advanced, The Art of Memory Forensics: Detecting Malware and Threats in Windows, Linux, and Mac Memory, teaches the art of analysing computer memory (RAM) to solve digital crimes. -- Source other than Library of Congress.
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Machine generated contents note: 1.Systems Overview -- Digital Environment -- PC Architecture -- Operating Systems -- Process Management -- Memory Management -- File System -- I/O Subsystem -- Summary -- 2.Data Structures -- Basic Data Types -- Summary -- 3.The Volatility Framework -- Why Volatility? -- What Volatility Is Not -- Installation -- The Framework -- Using Volatility -- Summary -- 4.Memory Acquisition -- Preserving the Digital Environment -- Software Tools -- Memory Dump Formats -- Converting Memory Dumps -- Volatile Memory on Disk -- Summary -- 5.Windows Objects and Pool Allocations -- Windows Executive Objects -- Pool-Tag Scanning -- Limitations of Pool Scanning -- Big Page Pool -- Pool-Scanning Alternatives -- Summary -- 6.Processes, Handles, and Tokens -- Processes -- Process Tokens -- Privileges -- Process Handles -- Enumerating Handles in Memory -- Summary -- 7.Process Memory Internals -- What's in Process Memory? -- Enumerating Process Memory -- Summary --

Contents note continued: 8.Hunting Malware in Process Memory -- Process Environment Block -- PE Files in Memory -- Packing and Compression -- Code Injection -- Summary -- 9.Event Logs -- Event Logs in Memory -- Real Case Examples -- Summary -- 10.Registry in Memory -- Windows Registry Analysis -- Volatility's Registry API -- Parsing Userassist Keys -- Detecting Malware with the Shimcache -- Reconstructing Activities with Shellbags -- Dumping Password Hashes -- Obtaining LSA Secrets -- Summary -- 11.Networking -- Network Artifacts -- Hidden Connections -- Raw Sockets and Sniffers -- Next Generation TCP/IP Stack -- Internet History -- DNS Cache Recovery -- Summary -- 12.Windows Services -- Service Architecture -- Installing Services -- Tricks and Stealth -- Investigating Service Activity -- Summary -- 13.Kernel Forensics and Rootkits -- Kernel Modules -- Modules in Memory Dumps -- Threads in Kernel Mode -- Driver Objects and IRPs -- Device Trees -- Auditing the SSDT --

Contents note continued: Kernel Callbacks -- Kernel Timers -- Putting It All Together -- Summary -- 14.Windows GUI Subsystem, Part I -- The GUI Landscape -- GUI Memory Forensics -- The Session Space -- Window Stations -- Desktops -- Atoms and Atom Tables -- Windows -- Summary -- 15.Windows GUI Subsystem, Part II -- Window Message Hooks -- User Handles -- Event Hooks -- Windows Clipboard -- Case Study: ACCDFISA Ransomware -- Summary -- 16.Disk Artifacts in Memory -- Master File Table -- Extracting Files -- Defeating TrueCrypt Disk Encryption -- Summary -- 17.Event Reconstruction -- Strings -- Command History -- Summary -- 18.Timelining -- Finding Time in Memory -- Generating Timelines -- Ghost in the Enterprise -- Summary -- 19.Linux Memory Acquisition -- Historical Methods of Acquisition -- Modern Acquisition -- Volatility Linux Profiles -- Summary -- 20.Linux Operating System -- ELF Files -- Linux Data Structures -- Linux Address Translation -- procfs and sysfs --

Contents note continued: Compressed Swap -- Summary -- Processes and Process Memory -- Processes in Memory -- Enumerating Processes -- Process Address Space -- Process Environment Variables -- Open File Handles -- Saved Context State -- Bash Memory Analysis -- Summary -- 22.Networking Artifacts -- Network Socket File Descriptors -- Network Connections -- Queued Network Packets -- Network Interfaces -- The Route Cache -- ARP Cache -- Summary -- 23.Kernel Memory Artifacts -- Physical Memory Maps -- Virtual Memory Maps -- Kernel Debug Buffer -- Loaded Kernel Modules -- Summary -- 24.File Systems in Memory -- Mounted File Systems -- Listing Files and Directories -- Extracting File Metadata -- Recovering File Contents -- Summary -- 25.Userland Rootkits -- Shellcode Injection -- Process Hollowing -- Shared Library Injection -- LD_PRELOAD Rootkits -- GOT/PLT Overwrites -- Inline Hooking -- Summary -- 26.Kernel Mode Rootkits -- Accessing Kernel Mode -- Hidden Kernel Modules --

Contents note continued: Hidden Processes -- Elevating Privileges -- System Call Handler Hooks -- Keyboard Notifiers -- TTY Handlers -- Network Protocol Structures -- Netfilter Hooks -- File Operations -- Inline Code Hooks -- Summary -- 27.Case Study: Phalanx2 -- Phalanx2 -- Phalanx2 Memory Analysis -- Reverse Engineering Phalanx2 -- Final Thoughts on Phalanx2 -- Summary -- 28.Mac Acquisition and Internals -- Mac Design -- Memory Acquisition -- Mac Volatility Profiles -- Mach-O Executable Format -- Summary -- 29.Mac Memory Overview -- Mac versus Linux Analysis -- Process Analysis -- Address Space Mappings -- Networking Artifacts -- SLAB Allocator -- Recovering File Systems from Memory -- Loaded Kernel Extensions -- Other Mac Plugins -- Mac Live Forensics -- Summary -- 30.Malicious Code and Rootkits -- Userland Rootkit Analysis -- Kernel Rootkit Analysis -- Common Mac Malware in Memory -- Summary -- 31.Tracking User Activity -- Keychain Recovery -- Mac Application Analysis --

Contents note continued: Summary.

As a followup to the best-seller Malware Analyst's Cookbook, experts in IT security bring you a step-by-step guide to memory forensics-now the most sought after skill in the digital forensics and incident response fields. Beginning with introductory concepts and moving toward the advanced, The Art of Memory Forensics: Detecting Malware and Threats in Windows, Linux, and Mac Memory, teaches the art of analysing computer memory (RAM) to solve digital crimes. -- Source other than Library of Congress.

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