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[Question] Possible to remove viruses from software?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by nycdude, Dec 17, 2009.

  1. nycdude

    nycdude Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Hello all,

    I would like to know please if there is a tool for removing viruses from programs with known viruses. After doing a virus total scan of some programs I'm interested in, they come up pretty infected. I have Norton 360 and did some research and I'm certain I can block the viruses and use the program anyway, but I would like to remove the viruses before running and share the clean version of the program.

    Possible? Thanks all.
     
  2. oxonbeef

    oxonbeef BANNED BANNED

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    You'll have to learn a bit about reverse engineering to do that.
    There are a few board around where they will do it for you.
     
  3. WizGizmo

    WizGizmo Super Moderator Staff Member Premium Member

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    Some cannot be removed and the program must simply be deleted. It's always best to delete it anyway. You will be taking a chance that isn't worth it by trying to remove the virus alone.