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A Look at Malware with Virtual Machine Detection

What you can do against malware with Virtual Machine detection.

Online PC Support Scams: Turning the Tables

You may recall a post I wrote back in April about fake Microsoft phone support calls. I had received a call from scammers whose job was to trick me into buying a bogus program for ‘only’ $299. When they saw I was not willing to pay, they got mad and deleted documents and pictures off […]

[ Need assistance? Please consult our Help & Resource Page ]  Have you ever received a call from someone with a heavy Indian accent from Microsoft saying your computer had errors or viruses? The purpose of these calls is to get an easy $299 (or whatever amount they choose) by scaring you into thinking there’s […]

Anonymizing Traffic for your VM And Capturing Traffic

Security Level: High / Hardcore Purpose: To hide who you are while performing research through your browser AND protecting your host system from drive-by download attacks AND being able to perform dynamic malware analysis and capture malicious traffic moving between the malware and the C&C. (Whew, that’s a lot of ANDs. =D) Benefits: Hide your […]

Anonymizing Traffic For Your VM

Security Level: Medium Purpose: To hide who you are while performing research through your browser AND protecting your host system from drive-by download attacks. Benefits: Hide your IP Protect the host system by running in a virtual environment Execute malware in a safe environment (non-traffic capture) Drawbacks: Not as easy to setup Need to gather […]

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