Hopefully, you're familiar with, and have run, antivirus software. Just click the SCAN button, and away you go. Ever wonder what's going on underneath all that? Jimmy Kuo, Director of AntiVirus Research and now NAI Fellow at Network Associates Inc. will explain the technologies involved in developing an antivirus engine. The antivirus engine is the part of the program that has the responsibility of making the "It's a virus!" or "It's not a virus" determination. Come see which parts of your CS education is actually worthwhile for this project.
These are the slides used for the talk.
, Deep Inside an AntiVirus Engine
Gates 104, 3/16/1999, 4:15 PM