Zero-day Malicious Email Behavior Investigation and Analysis

Sanouphab Phomkeona, Koji Okamura, Kristan Edwards, Yoshitatus Ban


Zero-day malware which is created by cyber deviants is a critical risk and menace because neither machines nor cyber security tools can easily detect them. Phishing emails are the most common point of intrusion for attackers, who randomly send malware to general users. Based on the rise of phishing emails with zero-day malware behavior, the research workshop uses information security analysis tools as well as develop new tools to define an investigation procedure to investigate malware behavior in order to meet the aims of understanding them better, being able to track them effectively, and collect information to find and help infected victims inside an organization’s network.

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