Ethical Hacking: Malware Development

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Overview Ethical Hacking: Malware Development – Malware refers to any malicious software that was written and designed with the intention …


Ethical Hacking: Malware Development – Malware refers to any malicious software that was written and designed with the intention of harming computer devices, networks, systems and computer data. Malware, once gaining access to a computer, can take the form of codes, scripts, active content and other software. Malware is mainly used by hackers to steal personal and sensitive information and to get unauthorized access into one’s computer and network. Malware damages the computer systems and data only after it is introduced and installed into a computer. Therefore, it is important to prevent malware development by installing anti-virus software, firewalls and other software and programs.

Malware is a very successful method used by hackers to gain access to someone else’s computer. Certain organizations have opted to employ hackers within their organizations in order to identify and prevent malware development within their systems. There are currently over a million Cyber Security job openings globally, and the demand is greatly outpacing supply. Therefore, a job in cyber security is the ideal career option if you expect your job to have challenges, opportunities for progression and a higher salary. This course is for both beginners and IT pros looking to get certified and land an entry level Cyber Security job position. This course will train you on how to understand and prevent malicious software. You will also learn about internet Worm Maker, JPS Virus Maker, and Ghost Eye through his course. By the time you’ve completed this course, you will know how to create a custom trojan, perform a static malware analysis, and so much more! 

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Study 365 offers hundreds of online courses to students across the world. Gaining new skills has never been this easy as many of our courses are open to students with little or no qualifications or previous experience. All the courses are up-to-date, relevant, affordable, and will build on existing expertise or give you a jump-start to a new career. The courses are meticulously designed and equals what is offered in a classroom setting. With a solid reputation that has established and made us made us one of the most trusted and reliable online course providers we offer the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in your chosen career. You can learn at your own pace at Study 365 and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules, interactive quizzes and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience enriching and more rewarding. 

  • Introduction into malware and its development
  • Learn to understand and prevent malicious software.
  • Internet Worm Maker, JPS Virus Maker, and Ghost Eye.
  • How to create a custom trojan, perform a static malware analysis, and so much more!

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

  • IT students
  • Job seekers
  • IT professionals
  • Anyone interested in learning about malware development 
  • Learners must be age 16 or over and
  • Should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.
  • Should have a basic understanding of malware development

At the end of the course, you will have one assignment to be submitted (you need a mark of 65% to pass) and you can submit the assignment at any time. You will only need to pay £19 for assessment and certification when you submit the assignment. You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days if you have successfully passed.

Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded Ethical hacking: Malware development certificate by CPD & iAP. The qualification will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Chad Russell has been in the CyberSecurity industry for over 15 years. He has taught Microsoft Engineering courses as a Certified trainer, managed teams of security engineers and analysts for an internet banking provider, and has been an information security consultant working for companies including SAP, Microsoft and Oracle.

He leads and conducts ‘Security Risk Assessments’ for customers throughout North America with an emphasis on cloud security, identity governance, network security, social engineering, mobile security, breach assessments, database security, and access management.

Over the past 15 years he has held numerous certifications including CISSP, CCNP, MCSE and MCDBA certifications, and has a B.S. in Computer Science from Excelsior College. 

With this certificate in Ethical hacking: Malware development, you will be able to improve you candidate for a job position in the IT or cyber security field. If you are already an IT professional, you can use this course to progress further in your career and to win opportunities such as job promotions and salary increments from your organization as well. Few of the job positions you can use this course in, along with the average UK salary per annum according to, is given below,

  • Cyber security analyst – £30,945 per annum
  • Security engineer – £26,947 per annum
  • Information security officer – £39,005 per annum
  • Software develop – £30,661 per annum 
  • Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
  • Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
  • Gain access to quality video tutorials
  • Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
  • Save time and money on travel
  • Learn at your convenience and leisure
  • Eligible for TOTUM discount card

Course Curriculum

1: MALWARE 101

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