- A foundation knowledge of computing – including how to download and install tools, how to use a command line interface, and experience with a programming language such as Python.
- An understanding of what Android is and how Android games are used by end users.
About The Course:
During this course you’ll develop the skills required to reverse engineer Android games and applications, statically and dynamically modify those applications, and develop simple proof of concept applications.
By the end of this course you’ll be able to create simple Android applications, reverse engineer your own and the applications of others, and modify these applications both statically and dynamically.
There are several quiz and assignment style challenges through the course designed to support your learning and provide practical learning opportunities.
This course will teach you all you need to know about Android reverse engineering, however, it is advised to come into this course with an already existing knowledge of programming and computational skills (such as using a CLI and computational thinking).
About The Author:
James Stevenson has been working in the programming and computer security industry for over 5 years, and for most of that has been working as an Android software engineer and vulnerability researcher. Prior to this, James graduated with a BSc in computer security in 2017. James has featured articles on both personal websites and industry platforms such as Infosecurity Magazine – covering topics from security principles to android programming and security to cyber terrorism. James is a full-time security researcher, part-time PhD student, and occasional conference speaker. Outside of Android internals, James’ research has also focused on offender profiling and cybercrime detection capabilities.
Who this course is for:
- People with a foundation knowledge in computing that want to develop their skills in offensive security, vulnerability research, and reverse engineering
- People who are interested in how Android and Android games work