[PLUG] What is this please?

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Mon Dec 8 03:40:44 PST 2008


Manas Alekar wrote:

>>
> Curious. Can you point some resources on how good antivirus programs work ?
> I seem to find this interesting.

Any decent anti-virus should do more than just simple string matching. 
Heuristics, file emulation and sandboxing are common additional 
techniques. The exact details are probably proprietary to these programs 
but refer

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zero_day_virus

Rahul



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