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Check out YUMI and XBoot at: http://www.pendrivelinux.com/tag/multiboot-live-usb/ These will let you boot many CD/DVD ISOs from a USB stick. Not every ISO works, but pretty much anything that is Linux based (as most bootable antivirus disks are) will work, and some PE based disks will work as well.
If your machine can boot to USB, then you can use an image designed for USB booting, but most are designed for CD/DVD Just about every AV vendor has a live CD to boot from. Look for one that can access up-to-date virus definitions. They are very practical from the standpoint that they can inspect the disk while it is at rest and not running an operating ...
Let us analyze each one of the techniques you want the AV to provide you defense against: UAC Bypass: Any process in the Windows environment running with the trusted root certificate can turn off the UAC bit of its own process as well as any process spawned by it. It means if your malicious code can inject itself in a process running with the trusted cert, ...
I should start this by saying that no modern A-V is bullet proof and all of them can be bypassed by a determined attacker. So the decision about whether to trust Windows 8's built-in A-V comes down to your priorities and the level of security that you're looking to achieve. There have been some comparitive analyses of A-V solutions which reckon that ...
Tests are typically done by finding a known malicious site and browsing to it while in a sandboxed environment. NSS labs used that technique for its recent tests this year, testing IE, Chrome, and Firefox. One of the sources of malicious URLs that NSS used was MalwareDomainList.com, which might serve as a something you could use in the same way, as long as ...
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