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Antivirus Bypass Techniques: Learn practical techniques and tactics to combat, bypass, and evade antivirus software

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Antivirus Bypass Techniques: Learn practical techniques and tactics to combat, bypass, and evade antivirus software

Antivirus Bypass Techniques: Learn practical techniques and tactics to combat, bypass, and evade antivirus software
by Nir Yehoshua and Uriel Kosayev

English | 2021 | ISBN: 1801079749 | 242 pages | True (PDF EPUB MOBI) | 117.13 MB

Develop more secure and effective antivirus solutions by leveraging antivirus bypass techniques
Key Features

Gain a clear understanding of the security landscape and research approaches to bypass antivirus software
Become well-versed with practical techniques to bypass antivirus solutions
Discover best practices to develop robust antivirus solutions

Book Description

Antivirus software is built to detect, prevent, and remove malware from systems, but this does not guarantee the security of your antivirus solution as certain changes can trick the antivirus and pose a risk for users. This book will help you to gain a basic understanding of antivirus software and take you through a series of antivirus bypass techniques that will enable you to bypass antivirus solutions.

The book starts by introducing you to the cybersecurity landscape, focusing on cyber threats, malware, and more. You will learn how to collect leads to research antivirus and explore the two common bypass approaches used by the authors. Once you've covered the essentials of antivirus research and bypassing, you'll get hands-on with bypassing antivirus software using obfuscation, encryption, packing, PowerShell, and more. Toward the end, the book covers security improvement recommendations, useful for both antivirus vendors as well as for developers to help strengthen the security and malware detection capabilities of antivirus software.

By the end of this security book, you'll have a better understanding of antivirus software and be able to confidently bypass antivirus software.
What you will learn

Explore the security landscape and get to grips with the fundamentals of antivirus software
Discover how to gather AV bypass research leads using malware analysis tools
Understand the two commonly used antivirus bypass approaches
Find out how to bypass static and dynamic antivirus engines
Understand and implement bypass techniques in real-world scenarios
Leverage best practices and recommendations for implementing antivirus solutions

Who this book is for

This book is for security researchers, malware analysts, reverse engineers, pentesters, antivirus vendors looking to strengthen their detection capabilities, antivirus users and companies that want to test and evaluate their antivirus software, organizations that want to test and evaluate antivirus software before purchase or acquisition, and tech-savvy individuals who want to learn new topics.
Table of Contents

Introduction to the Security Landscape
Before Research Begins
Antivirus Research Approaches
Bypassing the Dynamic Engine
Bypassing the Static Engine
Other Antivirus Bypass Techniques
Antivirus Bypass Techniques in Red Team Operations
Best Practices and Recommendations