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INF905 - Introduction to Computer Attacks



2e cycle
3 crédits
Faculté des sciences

Cible(s) de formation

Understand the stages of a cyberattack. Research information on an attack target. Differentiate between types of attacks. Use hacking kits and tools ethically. Know the techniques to detect cyberattacks.


Attack analysis; mounting and preparing attacks. Vulnerabilities and their exploitation; software vulnerabilities, exploitation and construction of malware. Introduction to penetration testing; OWASP + Guide to intrusion testing (pentest) OWASP: web intrusion testing workshop or project; server intrusion tests: exploit, pivot, “metasploit” and Armitage. Analysis of phishing attacks: network trace, workstation analysis, attacker detection. Intrusion testing (pentest) as a method of attack. Detection of cyberattacks by file extraction, by signatures, by anomalies, by log analysis, flow analysis.