Malware Threats

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This malware course will provide students with an introduction to different types of malware, like viruses, worms, and Trojans. Students will gain hands-on experience in analyzing malicious files, identifying malicious processes, and more.

4 hours 17 minutes
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Course Description

This basic malware course is a good starting point for students interested in both penetration testing and malware analysis. Students studying for industry certification exams, like CEH, may find the course beneficial.


Students should be familiar with common IT and cybersecurity terminology.

Study Resources

The course will include a study guide and glossary. Students will also get step by step guides for all labs.

Course Goals

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  • Explain the common types of malware
  • Analyze a malicious file

This skill-based malware analysis training course is intended to introduce students to malware, terminology, and focuses on a hands-on approach with labs. Several labs will help reinforce the learning. This course is instructed at a beginner level. Ideally, students will either be pursuing certifications, like the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), CompTIA Pentest+, or OSCP, since the knowledge gained in this course will help students prepare for these examinations.

Want to go into more depth? Take our malware analysis course too!

Instructed By
Ken Underhill
Ken Underhill
Senior Instructor
Course Components
On Demand Videos to learn from industry leaders
Virtual Labs to gain hands on experience and apply what you learned
Assessments to gauge understanding and comprehension
Certificate of Completion
Certificate Of Completion

Complete this entire course to earn a Malware Threats Certificate of Completion

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