Macro Virus - A macro is a small program that runs in a Microsoft Office program such as Word, Excel, or Outlook. Lisa Bock demonstrates how to make a macro that can be used to conceal malware.
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- [Instructor] Various programs can create viruses,…including Internet Worm Maker Thing,…JPS Virus Maker, and DELmE's Batch Virus Generator.…Most are similar, in they have a form-like feel.…The screen is a form where you make selections…based on how you want the virus to behave.…For example, you're gonna name your worm,…and then with the payload,…you would select something like…how you would want it activated,…set a trigger, and when it's launched,…maybe you'd like it to disable the security options,…such as Windows or Norton Security.…
How would you like this to start up,…and even the startup language.…So let's write a little virus.…I'm in my virtual machine,…and we'll first start by launching Notepad.…In Notepad, we'll put the following code.…So you can see once I launch this,…you'll see a message will come up,…it's time to go to sleep,…and the system's gonna shut down in 15 seconds.…And when we go to save it,…I'll save it on my desktop,…and here you can see it's a .txt,…but we don't wanna save it as a .txt.…
We're gonna save it as kittens.bat.…
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- Understanding viruses and worms
- Recognizing a virus attack
- Identifying different virus types
- Creating a simple virus
- Analyzing malware
- Countering malware