Playing Games in the Sandbox—Dynamic Analysis and Modern Evasion Tactics

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With many organizations using a sandbox to detonate suspicious files, many threats are implementing logic to detect sandbox environments, to alter their behavior and evade detection. This talk will highlight many real-world evasion tactics employed by recent malware, discussing challenges in measuring evasive behaviors and offering insights to improving the effectiveness of the sandbox.

Learning Objectives:
1: Gain a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by sandbox technology.
2: Understand a sandbox is not a silver bullet security solution.
3: Learn how to apply critical thinking to inconclusive sandbox analysis reports.

Michael Wood


Senior Manager, Dynamic Protection, SophosLabs, Sophos

Analytics Intelligence & Response Hackers & Threats

anti-malware network security security operations anti-malware



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