posted by scubacuda
on Friday August 06, @03:10AM
from the Win32/TrojanDownloader.Rameh.C dept.
What actually happens when you install adware/spyware/malware? Follow the Bouncing Malware examines what's downloaded, redirected, and encoded. A fascinating (albeit very technical!) read.
It seems to me that some of the biggest antivirus companies falling behind in the fight to ferret out these nasties. In fact, just the other day my freebie virus scanner, AVG, found lots of viruses that Norton had missed (likeDropper.Bridge.A).