SAN FRANCISCO, June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Malware is short for malicious software, a category that includes unpleasant beasts like computer viruses, worms, and Trojan horses. Then there are insidious programs such as ransomware, spyware, adware, and scareware. And today's malware isn't just abundant, it's growing "smarter": using obfuscation techniques to protect malicious code from being detected and analyzed. To help information security managers stem the rising tide of malware threats, Peerlyst (https://www.peerlyst.com) presents a library of tools developed by the InfoSec community to fight back.
In a post entitled "Deobfuscation Resources for Various Types of Files and Obfuscation Methods," Susan Parker sums up the situation this way: "Since there is more malware than there are reverse engineers, it is becoming essential to speed up and when possible, automate, as much of the deobfuscation process as possible." She then goes on to present a list of resources that do just that, streamlining and often automating the process of identifying and analyzing malware.
Since they come from professionals working in the security trenches, the resources highlighted in Parker's post are emblematic of Peerlyst's mission: providing a platform that allows security pros to help each other succeed in their difficult—and vital—jobs. To check out her library of anti-malware tools, go here: https://www.peerlyst.com/posts/deobfuscation-resources-for-various-types-of-files-and-obfuscation-methods-susan-parker.
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