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Malware Defense History

by Dr. Nikolai Bezroukov.

Copyright: Dr. Nikolai Bezroukov 1994-2013. Unpublished notes. Version 0.80.October, 2013

Contents : Foreword : Ch01 : Ch02 : Ch03  : Ch04 : Ch05 : Ch06 : Ch07 : Ch08 : Ch09 : Ch10 : Ch11 : Ch12 : Ch13


Contents

Copyright: Dr. Nikolai Bezroukov 1994-2012.  This is a copyrighted unpublished work. All right reserved.

Foreword

Ch 1. An Overview of Malware History

Ch 2.  Social Aspects of Malware

Ch 3.  Architectural Methods of Malware Defense

Ch 4. File and Boot Viruses  (1988-1998)

Ch 5. Fighting MS-Word based macro Viruses (1995-2000)

Ch 6. Mail Worms (1997-2005)

Ch 7. Network worms (2001-2006)

Ch. 8. Spyware

Ch.9. Scareware -- fake antivirus programs, data recovery utilities and like

Ch. 10. Remote Access Trojans and Zombie Networks

Ch. 12. Data Stealing Trojans

Ch. 13 Destructive Trojans and Ramsomware

Webliography

Supplement 1:  Some Notes on Help Desk Level Virus Incidents Troubleshooting

Supplement 2. Virus-related jargon dictionary


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