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PowerScan: A Framework for Dynamic Analysis and Anti-Virus Based Identification of Malware

@inproceedings{Langerud2008PowerScanAF,
  title={PowerScan: A Framework for Dynamic Analysis and Anti-Virus Based Identification of Malware},
  author={Thomas Langerud and J{\o}ran Vagnby Lillesand},
  year={2008}
}
This thesis describes the design and implementation of a framework, PowerScan, which provides the ability to combine multiple tools in the analysis of a malware sample. The framework utilizes XML configuration in order to provide extendability so that new tools can be added post compilation without significant effort. The framework deals with three major types of malware analysis: 1. Surface scan of a sample with multiple on-demand anti-virus engines. 2. Execution of malware sample with real… Expand
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