O'Reilly logo
  • Parag Shimpi thinks this is interesting:

Basic Static Techniques

From

Cover of Practical Malware Analysis

Note

Check the program is Packed or not through PEID or PE explorer can do it for you
Check the Spellings in PE explorer (Check URL and FILE it calling)
Check Dependency of the files by Dependency Checker
Check the binary of the file from Resource Hacker