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Books Reverse Engineering for Beginners

Reverse engineering is the art of extracting information from a given man-made device.

in this article i will show you Books Reverse Engineering for Beginner some of the most popular books on the subject of reverse engineering. You can suggest your own you know where.

1 – Practical Reverse Engineering :

Reverse engineering is the process of analyzing hardware or software and understanding it, without having access to the source code or design documents. Hackers are able to reverse engineer systems and exploit what they find with scary results. Now the good guys can use the same tools to thwart these threats. Practical Reverse Engineeringgoes under the hood of reverse engineering for security analysts, security engineers, and system programmers, so they can learn how to use these same processes to stop hackers in their tracks.

The book covers x86, x64, and ARM (the first book to cover all three); Windows kernel-mode code rootkits and drivers; virtual machine protection techniques; and much more. Best of all, it offers a systematic approach to the material, with plenty of hands-on exercises and real-world examples.

  • Offers a systematic approach to understanding reverse engineering, with hands-on exercises and real-world examples
  • Covers x86, x64, and advanced RISC machine (ARM) architectures as well as deobfuscation and virtual machine protection techniques
  • Provides special coverage of Windows kernel-mode code (rootkits/drivers), a topic not often covered elsewhere, and explains how to analyze drivers step by step
  • Demystifies topics that have a steep learning curve
  • Includes a bonus chapter on reverse engineering tools

Practical Reverse Engineering: Using x86, x64, ARM, Windows Kernel, and Reversing Tools provides crucial, up-to-date guidance for a broad range of IT professionals.

2 – Reversing: Secrets of Reverse Engineering  

Beginning with a basic primer on reverse engineering-including computer internals, operating systems, and assembly language-and then discussing the various.


applications of reverse engineering, this book provides readers with practical, in-depth techniques for software reverse engineering. The book is broken into two parts, the first deals with security-related reverse engineering and the second explores the more practical aspects of reverse engineering. In addition, the author explains how to reverse engineer a third-party software library to improve interfacing and how to reverse engineer a competitor’s software to build a better product.


* The first popular book to show how software reverse engineering can help defend against security threats, speed up development, and unlock the secrets of competitive products
* Helps developers plug security holes by demonstrating how hackers exploit reverse engineering techniques to crack copy-protection schemes and identify software targets for viruses and other malware
* Offers a primer on advanced reverse-engineering, delving into “disassembly”-code-level reverse engineering-and explaining how to decipher assembly language.

3 – Practical Malware Analysis: The Hands-On Guide to Dissecting Malicious Software

Malware analysis is big business, and attacks can cost a company dearly. When malware breaches your defenses, you need to act quickly to cure current infections and prevent future ones from occurring.

For those who want to stay ahead of the latest malware, Practical Malware Analysis will teach you the tools and techniques used by professional analysts. With this book as your guide, you’ll be able to safely analyze, debug, and disassemble any malicious software that comes your way.

  • You’ll learn how to:
  • Set up a safe virtual environment to analyze malware
  • Quickly extract network signatures and host-based indicators
  • Use key analysis tools like IDA Pro, OllyDbg, and WinDbg
  • Overcome malware tricks like obfuscation, anti-disassembly, anti-debugging, and anti-virtual machine techniques
  • Use your newfound knowledge of Windows internals for malware analysis
  • Develop a methodology for unpacking malware and get practical experience with five of the most popular packers
  • Analyze special cases of malware with shellcode, C++, and 64-bit code

Hands-on labs throughout the book challenge you to practice and synthesize your skills as you dissect real malware samples, and pages of detailed dissections offer an over-the-shoulder look at how the pros do it. You’ll learn how to crack open malware to see how it really works, determine what damage it has done, thoroughly clean your network, and ensure that the malware never comes back.

Malware analysis is a cat-and-mouse game with rules that are constantly changing, so make sure you have the fundamentals. Whether you’re tasked with securing one network or a thousand networks, or you’re making a living as a malware analyst, you’ll find what you need to succeed in Practical Malware Analysis.

4 – Learning Malware Analysis: Explore the concepts, tools, and techniques to analyze and investigate Windows malware

Malware analysis and memory forensics are powerful analysis and investigation techniques used in reverse engineering, digital forensics, and incident response. With adversaries becoming sophisticated and carrying out advanced malware attacks on critical infrastructures, data centers, and private and public organizations, detecting, responding to, and investigating such intrusions is critical to information security professionals. Malware analysis and memory forensics have become must-have skills to fight advanced malware, targeted attacks, and security breaches.

This book teaches you the concepts, techniques, and tools to understand the behavior and characteristics of malware through malware analysis. It also teaches you techniques to investigate and hunt malware using memory forensics.

This book introduces you to the basics of malware analysis, and then gradually progresses into the more advanced concepts of code analysis and memory forensics. It uses real-world malware samples, infected memory images, and visual diagrams to help you gain a better understanding of the subject and to equip you with the skills required to analyze, investigate, and respond to malware-related incidents.

What you will learn

  1. Create a safe and isolated lab environment for malware analysis
  2. Extract the metadata associated with malware
  3. Determine malware’s interaction with the system
  4. Perform code analysis using IDA Pro and x64dbg
  5. Reverse-engineer various malware functionalities
  6. Reverse engineer and decode common encoding/encryption algorithms
  7. Perform different code injection and hooking techniques
  8. Investigate and hunt malware using memory forensics

Who This Book Is For

This book is for incident responders, cyber-security investigators, system administrators, malware analyst, forensic practitioners, student, or curious security professionals interested in learning malware analysis and memory forensics. Knowledge of programming languages such as C and Python is helpful but is not mandatory. If you have written few lines of code and have a basic understanding of programming concepts, you’ll be able to get the most out of this book.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Malware Analysis
  2. Static Analysis
  3. Dynamic Analysis
  4. Assembly Language and Disassembly Primer
  5. Disassembly Using IDA
  6. Debugging Malicious Binaries
  7. Malware Functionalities and Persistence
  8. Code Injection and Hooking
  9. Malware Obfuscation Techniques
  10. Hunting Malware Using Memory Forensics
  11. Detecting Advanced Malware Using Memory Forensics

5 – Malware Analyst’s Cookbook and DVD: Tools and Techniques for Fighting Malicious Code

With our ever-increasing reliance on computers comes an ever-growing risk of malware. Security professionals will find plenty of solutions in this book to the problems posed by viruses, Trojan horses, worms, spyware, rootkits, adware, and other invasive software. Written by well-known malware experts, this guide reveals solutions to numerous problems and includes a DVD of custom programs and tools that illustrate the concepts, enhancing your skills.

  1. Security professionals face a constant battle against malicious software; this practical manual will improve your analytical capabilities and provide dozens of valuable and innovative solutions
  2. Covers classifying malware, packing and unpacking, dynamic malware analysis, decoding and decrypting, rootkit detection, memory forensics, open source malware research, and much more
  3. Includes generous amounts of source code in C, Python, and Perl to extend your favorite tools or build new ones, and custom programs on the DVD to demonstrate the solutions

Malware Analyst’s Cookbook is indispensable to IT security administrators, incident responders, forensic analysts, and malware researchers.

6 – The IDA Pro Book: The Unofficial Guide to the World’s Most Popular Disassembler 

Hailed by the creator of IDA Pro as “profound, comprehensive, and accurate,” the second edition of The IDA Pro Book covers everything from the very first steps to advanced automation techniques. You’ll find complete coverage of IDA’s new Qt-based user interface, as well as increased coverage of the IDA debugger, the Bochs debugger, and IDA scripting (especially using IDAPython). But because humans are still smarter than computers, you’ll even learn how to use IDA’s latest interactive and scriptable interfaces to your advantage.

Save time and effort as you learn to:

  • Navigate, comment, and modify disassembly
  • Identify known library routines, so you can focus your analysis on other areas of the code
  • Use code graphing to quickly make sense of cross references and function calls
  • Extend IDA to support new processors and filetypes using the SDK
  • Explore popular plug-ins that make writing IDA scripts easier, allow collaborative reverse engineering, and much more
  • Use IDA’s built-in debugger to tackle hostile and obfuscated code

Whether you’re analyzing malware, conducting vulnerability research, or reverse engineering software, a mastery of IDA is crucial to your success. Take your skills to the next level with this 2nd edition of The IDA Pro Book.

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