Latest polymorphism hides viruses better

Thursday, 31 August 2006, 10:35 AM EST

A virus that infects AMD64-based Windows systems uses some tricky techniques to make defensive reverse engineering more difficult, security firm Symantec said this week.

The virus, dubbed W64.Bounds, is not spreading in the wild, but was submitted as a proof of concept to antivirus researchers.

At SecurityFocus.

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