09489516 is referenced by 9 patents and cites 156 patents.

Various techniques for detection of malware using an instrumented virtual machine environment are disclosed. In some embodiments, detection of malware using an instrumented virtual machine environment includes instantiating a first virtual machine in the instrumented virtual machine environment, in which the first virtual machine is configured to support installation of two or more versions of a resource; installing a first version of the resource on the first virtual machine and monitoring the instrumented virtual machine environment while executing the first version of the resource with a malware sample opened using the first version of the resource; and installing a second version of the resource on the first virtual machine and monitoring the instrumented virtual machine environment while executing the second version of the resource with the malware sample opened using the second version of the resource.

Title
Detection of malware using an instrumented virtual machine environment
Application Number
14/331113
Publication Number
9489516 (B1)
Application Date
July 14, 2014
Publication Date
November 8, 2016
Inventor
Bo Qu
Santa Clara
CA, US
ChienHua Lu
Santa Clara
CA, US
Agent
Van Pelt Yi & James
Assignee
Palo Alto Networks
CA, US
IPC
G06F 21/53
G06F 21/55
G06F 21/56
G08B 23/00
G06F 12/16
G06F 12/14
G06F 11/00
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