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The application I wrote is listed as malware. How to fix it?

I have a program that I wrote in Delphi. The program is available for download, but some antivirus like Norton detects it as malware, while other antivirus, like AVG, has no issues with it. ...
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Virus source code

Recently I read an article on the bbc about encrypted viruses. I have no idea about how one would even start programming something like that. I would love to see the source code for that or something ...
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Architecture diagram of a computer virus

I am looking for an architecture diagram of a computer virus. Does anyone have a link to a good example? Edit Looks like I am getting hammered with downvotes. I agree that there is no single ...
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Is it ethical to teach teens about software viruses?

I volunteered to instruct an after school computer club at my son's middle school. There has been a lot of interest in computer viruses. I was thinking about showing them how to create a simple batch ...
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Should EICAR be updated to test the revision of Antivirus system?

I'm posting this here since programmers write viruses, and AV software. They also have the best knowledge of heuristics and how AV systems work (cloaking etc). The EICAR test file was used to ...