Archives - July 2008

Stealth & Vulnerability

For many years, anti-malware industry developers and researchers have been waging a bitter war against malware writers. Even if the objectives of the malware writers have radically changed from fun to profit, the arms race has always continued. Malware writers are constantly trying to create programs that will evade antivirus detection. On the other side

Farewell Angelina

Kurt Wismer (whose blog at is well worth tracking, by the way) responded to my “Giving Old Viruses the Boot” blog as follows (I’ve only just seen it, hence my re-opening the topic as a fresh blog, rather than as another response to the original blog): kurt wismer Says: June 20th, 2008 at 11:39