Malware Forensics Field Guide for Linux Systems

Digital Forensics Field Guides


  • Cameron Malin, Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  • Eoghan Casey, BS, MA, Eoghan Casey, cmdLabs, Baltimore, MD, USA
  • James Aquilina, Managing Director and Deputy General Counsel of Stroz Friedberg, LLC

Malware Forensics Field Guide for Linux Systems is a compendium of tools for computer forensics analysts and investigators, 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.

The book covers analysis of a suspect program, analyzing physical and process memory dumps for malware artifacts, extracting malware and associated artifacts from Linux systems, legal considerations, and more.

The Syngress Digital Forensics Field Guides series includes companions for any digital and computer forensic investigator or analyst. Each book is a "toolkit" with checklists for specific tasks, case studies of difficult situations, and expert analyst tips.

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Computer forensic investigators, analysts, and specialists


Book information

  • Published: December 2013
  • Imprint: SYNGRESS
  • ISBN: 978-1-59749-470-0


"...a useful companion for law enforcement and the forensic community, as it will enhance their capability to deal with cases involving malware on Linux systems." -Computing Reviews, Oct 08, 2014