Heuristic Techniques in AV Solutions: An Overview

by Markus Schmall
Sept. 24, 2017 0 comments Symantec Detection & Response avsolutions heuristics

Heuristic technologies can be found in nearly all current anti-virus (herein referred to as AV) solutions and also in other security-related areas like intrusion detection systems and attack analysis systems with correlating components. This article will offer a brief overview of generic heuristic approaches within AV solutions with a particular emphasis on heuristics for Visual Basic for Applications-based malware.