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Fake Malware and Virus Scanners

May 20, 2011

Author: Brian Mariani, Senior Security Auditor at High-Tech Bridge SA


Rogue security software reports a virus infection, even if your computer is clean. This kind of "software" could also fail to report viruses when your computer is infected. This document show what are the mechanisms to obfuscate this process.


PDF: Fake Malware and Virus Scanners (2,6 MB)