Threat Encyclopedia

Selected viruses, spyware, and other threats: sorted alphabetically


Polymorphism is a technology enabling each new generation of a virus to assume a different form which is from the point of function identical with the previous one. The goal of utilizing polymorphism is to disable detection of a virus by means of a sample.

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