After reading @Iszi's answer to this question he states Viruses attached in e-mails do not only come in .EXE files. They can be any form of document - PDF, PPT, DOC, XLS, SWF, etc. Are there ...
I am curious why some anti-viruses detect viruses and some do not. From what I found online, antiviruses parse the binary files and check the sequence of code which is malicious(exists in virus ...
If I understand this correctly there is a chance the virus may not decrypt itself at all. How could an AV catch this? In some cases, the decryptor may start with a header whose intent is not ...
Consider a network situation involving (only) Peer to Peer traffic in medium sized network. For the sake of convenience, a simple P2P application like DC++ may be assumed, although I am aiming at a ...
I would like to use either Hyper-V or Vmware to take a Clean Base snapshot and a snapshot after an application or virus has made changes so I can then see what was changed between the two images. ...
I'm a webmaster at a company without much knowledge of IT Security. We are running 6 computers connected to a central server that also hosts our website. 3 out of 6 people in the office have gotten ...
Suppose I have a binary which is suspicious. How can I determine whether it is malicious, and if it is, reverse-engineer how it works and what it does? For example, maybe using static analysis? Are ...
I am talking about crypters used to encrypt files like viruses and keyloggers for the sole purpose of bypassing antivirus detection. How do they work?