Linux Malware Incident Response: A Practitioner

Linux Malware Incident Response: A Practitioner's Guide to Forensic Collection and Examination of Volatile Data

An Excerpt from Malware Forensic Field Guide for Linux Systems

Linux Malware Incident Response is a "first look" at the Malware Forensics Field Guide for Linux Systems, exhibiting the first steps in investigating Linux-based incidents. The Syngress Digital Forensics Field Guides series includes companions for any digital and computer forensic investigator and analyst. Each book is a "toolkit" with checklists for specific tasks, case studies of difficult situations, and expert analyst tips. This compendium of tools for computer forensics analysts and investigators is presented in a succinct outline format with cross-references to supplemental appendices. It is designed to provide the digital investigator clear and concise guidance in an easily accessible format for responding to an incident or conducting analysis in a lab.

Designed and written for malware forensics investigators and analysts, law enforcement, and legal professionals.

Paperback, 134 Pages

Published: March 2013

Imprint: Syngress

ISBN: 978-0-12-409507-6


  • Introduction
    Malware Incident Response: A Practitioner’s Guide to Volatile Data Collection and Examination on a Live Linux System
    Appendix A: Linux Field Guide Tool Box
    Appendix B: Selected Readings
    Appendix C: Interview Questions
    Appendix D: Pitfalls to Avoid
    Appendix E: Live Response Field Notes


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