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Malware Obfuscation Techniques: A Brief Survey

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2 Author(s)
Ilsun You ; Sch. of Inf. Sci., Korean Bible Univ., Seoul, South Korea ; Kangbin Yim

As the obfuscation is widely used by malware writers to evade antivirus scanners, so it becomes important to analyze how this technique is applied to malwares. This paper explores the malware obfuscation techniques while reviewing the encrypted, oligomorphic, polymorphic and metamorphic malwares which are able to avoid detection. Moreover, we discuss the future trends on the malware obfuscation techniques.

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Broadband, Wireless Computing, Communication and Applications (BWCCA), 2010 International Conference on

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4-6 Nov. 2010