Hey everyone: i have a project to do in assembly(8086) and i want to do a simple anti-virus.
The idea is that you will write the path (url) to a document that you want to scan. The program will scan it and will compare it to a known viruses.
can you tell me how complicated it should be? Because i dont want to do a very complicated project.
Can you also give me a list of known viruses? If you have any additional information to give i will be happy to hear it! Thank you very muc
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How will what you are doing compare (or be distinct from) existing anti-virus software packages? There is an entire industry built around this - presumably using more user friendly tools/languages than direct assembly. Why not start there and see what you can leverage?
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Instead of looking for real examples of malicious code, why not just create a simple mock of what you intend to show? For example, if what you really want to show is that you can compare one file to another - chunk by chunk - and report the similarities you …
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