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Four elements of a stealthy sandbox

Sandboxes (or automated, dynamic malware analysis systems) are one of the most advanced threat detection tools available to security professionals, and are quickly being adopted by forward-thinking enterprise and mid-market organizations globally.

These systems use behavioral analysis methods to monitor unknown malware programs in a simulated environment for tell-tale signs of foul play. The advantage of this approach is clear — the sandbox has the ability to identify previously unseen or zero-day threats that other systems miss. But not all sandbox solutions can claim the same capabilities and effectiveness.....

The State of Security - 7 avril 2015