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Websense - AV Killer Analysis Report

by Marianna Schmudlach / September 28, 2007 11:19 AM PDT

Sep 28 2007

"AV killer" is currently the king of viruses in China. In the first half of this year, 3 Chinese anti-virus companies published this virus as their top-level virus alert.

Most viruses writers have the same dream: to disable anti-virus software so the virus can run itself on computer without any limitation. Therefore, many virus authors try many different methods to disable anti-virus software. The AV killer virus is this kind of virus, and uses the IFEO (Image File Execution Options) method.

More: http://www.websense.com/securitylabs/blog/blog.php?BlogID=148

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