Basic Static Analysis (Part 1)

As mentioned in my prior post (https://medium.com/@tstillz17/introduction-to-malware-analysis-b98d895fb50), I’ve found that malware analysis can be grouped into four categories:

  • Basic Static (what this post will cover)
  • Basic Dynamic
  • Advanced Static
  • Advanced Dynamic

Basic Static

When performing basic static analysis, we don’t execute the code or dig into disassembly. The idea is to obtain a quick overview of the structure of the sample and identify…