The internet is full of guides of how to remove malware on already infected computers. Normally, step 1 is to enter failsafe mode, so that the virus can't interfere with the anti-virus program that ...
Well, according to my Android smartphone, it says the phone has been encrypted. Should I be worried if it has a malware or if I get hacked because I once clicked a link on a certain website then I ...
I'm configuring my mac and encrypting my disks with FileVault 2. As the boot disk is encrypted at startup I have to login via the EFI partition before the OS will boot. From my understanding, most ...
As per title... The malware can easily be de-obfuscated if it was obfuscated using common and known XOR techniques. Why don't malware authors use any other method that make it much harder to ...
What is the rationale behind writing a self-decrypting virus? By this I mean a virus that has it's payload encrypted, decrypts at runtime and runs it. How does this protect the virus from antivirus ...
One of my friends runescape account got hacked through key-logger. He downloaded a runescape gold generator from a file sharing site and tried to use it. I have a strong doubt that it is a key-logger. ...
Supposing there is private/secret data on a machine (i.e a x86 arch) the most reasonable thing to me would be to encrypt this data, so to protect it. I understand that the purpose of ...
How would you analyze an image to find out if there are scripts or possible malware embedded in it? What tools / methods to use?