The virus starts by decryipting a part of its code in order to resolve its imports.
Let's leave history behind for a while and focus on todays threats. We are going to find that the methods of spreading haven't changed much since 2005.
Virus.Win32.Downloader.ax; W32.Mumawow.Y!inf; W32/Mypis.gen1; W32/Downloader.E
Worms are also self-replicating programs that stealthily spread across computer networks.
This is a disguised application under a common media file extension meant to trick the user to download and execute a piece of malware.
No, you're not dreaming this up for lack of coffee
SHORT HISTORY LESSON
REFRESHING OLD - RENEWING FRESH MEMORIES
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