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Virus Scanners for Virus Authors, Part II

April 5, 2010

The very first entry I posted at Krebs on Security, Virus Scanners for Virus Authors, introduced readers to two services that let virus writers upload their creations to see how well they are detected by various commercial anti-virus scanners on the market. In this follow-up post, I’ll take you inside of a pair of similar services that allow customers to periodically scan a malware sample ad receive alerts via instant message or e-mail when a new anti-virus product begins to detect the submission as malicious.