Summer School on Detection and Analysis of Malware hosted by College of Engineering Pune (COEP)

co-sponsored by Quick Heal

Dates: 17 to 29 June

Venue: College of Engineering Pune (COEP), Wellesley Rd, Shivajinagar, Pune 411005

Course coordinators: Vinod GanapathyPrakash JagdaleSunil Mane

The goal of the summer school is to provide an overview of detection and analysis of malware, and techniques to harden systems from malware attack. The course will have a systems-oriented flavour, and will feature several session of hands-on experimentation with tools and code. Topics to be covered include:

  • Malware analysis techniques and tools (e.g., IDA-Pro, debuggers, etc.)
  • Attack vectors used by malware (e.g., how memory error-based exploits work, browser and Web-based exploits, OS-level threats, etc.)
  • Malware in modern domains (e.g., mobile, cyber-physical systems, etc.)


  • Vinod Ganapathy, IISc Bangalore
  • Prakash Jagdale, Quick Heal
  • Sunil Mane, COEP Pune
  • P. Arun Babu, IISc Bangalore
  • Pramod Subramanyan, IIT Kanpur
  • Vinod Pachghare, COEP Pune
  • Anant Pulgam, Quick Heal
  • Prakash Galande, Quick Heal
  • Pavankumar Chaudhari, Quick Heal
  • Aniruddha Dolas, Quick Heal
  • Nikhil Ankam, Quick Heal
  • Prafulla Ranadive, Quick Hea
  • Pavan Thorat, Quick Heal
  • Prashant Tilekar, Quick Heal
  • Mrunmayi Alurkar, Quick Heal
  • Vivek Jadhav, Quick Heal

Background/prior courses recommended:

  • Some experience with programming in low-level languages (e.g., C or C++) is a must
  • A course in computer organization is a must
  • Optional background in operating systems, computer architecture, programming languages and compilers will help, but is not required