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Method to Detect and Remediate Malicious HTA Applications

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000214642D
Publication Date: 2012-Jan-31
Document File: 3 page(s) / 202K

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Abstract

This invention will monitor registry and file events from mshta.exe and flag applications as malicious based on certain patterns.

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Method to Detect and Remediate Malicious HTA Applications

James Yun

Symantec Corporation

Abstract

This invention will monitor registry and file events from mshta.exe and flag applications as malicious based on certain patterns.

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