Top10 malware registry launchpoints

Friday, 8 June 2007, 8:25 PM EST

Most trojans, worms, backdoors, and such make sure they will be run after a reboot by introducing autorun keys and values into Windows registry. Some of these registry locations are better documented than others and some are more commonly used than others. One of the first steps to take when doing forensic analysis is to check the most obvious places in the registry for modifications.

At the F-Secure blog.

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