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Identifying suspicious executable files #

Last year, the folks at Panda found that "79% of new malware is using some type of packing technique". Here are two apps to help you identify such suspicious executables: UPDATE: James kindly informs us of findssv, an app his professor built to "statically analyze an executable file for its administrative content, its layout and various security vulnerabilities". Further details can be found in this research paper (PDF) or this PowerPoint slideshow. For those who prefer plain text, here's the gist (quoted from the PPT):

/windows | May 11, 2008

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