On Wednesday 28 March 2012 18:06:08 Giles Coochey wrote:

> On 28/03/2012 21:08, Gerard Arthus wrote:

 

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> > Most of the malware comes in through accessing certain registry key,

> > turn of those keys and you can virtually run Windows XP or 7 without

> > malware protection.

>

> Nonsense, the vectors of exploitation are varied and many. Malware

> evolves as quickly as developers plug those vectors.

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I hope that we all come to realize the real magic of VMs, in the form of a backup of that .vdi file, with a pristine clean install we just finished, not to mention the advantage of keeping the malware infected .vdi for an autopsy on an isolated environment.

 

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Mario Lobo

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