How to detect malware implementation in .Net code?

Posted by Rohit Kumar | Updated on

Want to detect malware implementation in .Net code? Following are the details. Malware after all is simply code that we wouldn’t volunteer to run.

Set up a registry entry, twiddle with an existsing one, dial home etc, can all be perfectly valid features.
You can use something like FXCop to check for mistakes that would lead to to potential securithy threats.
But after that it’s basically reverse engineering. Install it see if say a locked down browser or the better malware scanners think it’s a bad guy.

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