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Malicious PDF Document Analysis
University of Gävle, Faculty of Engineering and Sustainable Development, Department of Industrial Development, IT and Land Management.
2013 (English)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

With the development of network and information technology, E-mail has became increasingly popular and the society’s indispensable needs. However, virus spreading via the email are also increasing. The Email attachment, such as, PDF documents, EXE programs, can spread viruses from one computer to another computer. PDF documents are one of the widely used reading or sharing documents, and the attackers are using malicious PDF documents increasingly. In this paper, in order to detect the viruses in the PDF document, I have analyzed the file structure, document structure and objects. I select two methods PDF Scrutinizer and MDScan to scan the PDF document viruses. 

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Computer Science
URN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-15466OAI: diva2:653114
Subject / course
Computer science
Educational program
Computer science
2013-09-25, 99525, University of Gävle, Gävle, 13:00 (English)
Available from: 2013-10-03 Created: 2013-10-03 Last updated: 2013-10-03Bibliographically approved

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File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 533 kBChecksum SHA-512
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

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