Now that you have some basics skills in exploiting and reverse engineering, it is time to put them together and learn about malware. As an ethical hacker, you will surely find yourself from time to time looking at a piece of malware, and you may need to make some sort of determination about the risk it poses and the action to take to remove it. This chapter gives you a taste of this area of security by presenting the following topics. If you are interested in this subject, check out the resources cited in the “References” sections for more detailed information.
• Latest trends in honeynet technology
• Catching malware: setting the trap
• Initial analysis of malware