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Cooperative heuristics

John D. Park attempts to teach an anti-virus scanner to 'think' like a human analyst.

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The real reason for the decline of the macro virus

Dr Vesselin Bontchev shares some of his expert knowledge and reveals the real reason for the decline of the macro virus.

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Inside the Microsoft script encoder

Peter Ferrie delves inside the Microsoft script encoder.

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Windows OneCare Live Beta (Build 0.8.0794.44)

VB usually shies away from the testing of beta products, but the beta release of Microsoft's anti-virus offering OneCare Live proved to be just too tempting. Matt Ham describes his findings when he put OneCare Live under the microscope.

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New anti-spam group for China

Internet Society of China announces new anti-spam group.

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VB Comparative: Windows Server 2003 Enterprise X64 version - December 2005

A somewhat disappointing total of nine vendors submitted their products for VB's first comparative review on a 64-bit operating system.

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When malware meets rootkits

Elia Florio takes a detailed look at the rootkit technique known as 'DKOM using \Device\PhysicalMemory'

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Thoughts of mass destruction

Years after Chernobyl was released, the potential for hardware-destroying viruses has yet to be fully exploited.

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Inside Sony’s rootkit

Mark Russinovich describes the rootkit discovery that ignited a firestorm of criticism for Sony.

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Exploring the x64-treme heights of the Internet

Costin Raiu (Kaspersky Lab)

With its 64-bit Internet Explorer, Microsoft seems to have shipped a version that is relatively safe from malware, but will its lack of support for ActiveX controls, Java, Shockwave and PDFs simply drive users back to the malware-friendly 32-bit…

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