As the variety and volume of cybercrimes grow each year, cybersecurity investigations have become both more common and critical. The investigative process consists of investigating, analyzing, and recovering critical data from the network(s) involved in the attack in order to identify the perpetrators. An investigation includes the following:
Analyzing Malware: ‘Malware Analysis’ refers to the process by which the purpose and functionality of the given malware samples are analyzed and determined. Information from a malware analysis provides insights into developing an effective detection technique for the malicious codes. Additionally, it is an essential aspect for developing efficient tools which can perform malware removal from an infected system.