Virtual Machine Tag

Sandboxes are very good at detecting malware. However, some sandbox architectures are significantly more effective than others when it comes to identifying the more advanced strains of malware. The idea behind a sandbox is simple—it’s an isolated, secure environment to open a file and determine if...

Sandboxes are commonly deployed to detect malware, and in many cases, they can be quite effective. However, advanced malware families are capable of outsmarting conventional or even next-generation sandboxes that are based on virtualization technology, which is to say that they run on virtual machines. Two...