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A site I use a lot for testing viruses and such is http://www.malwaredomainlist.com/ They have a community where you can submit the virus and people can look into it.


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I think, this isn't a virus or anything like that. CasperJS is a navigation scripting & testing utility for PhantomJS and SlimerJS written in Javascript It's just a JS framework so it may be true that your script is a bad piece of code! This is the official website ! They are open source so you can proof everything! (Most antivirus software got a ...


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Probably not. The main reason a virus could propagate from VM to host Operating System is via the network. Once you start using bridged networking between the host and guest things get more risky. Your machine and the VM are seen as 2 nodes on the same subnet. A worm which sees these 2 nodes has the possibility of propagation if such a vulnerability is ...


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First, if you leave the VM connected to the network, it could traverse the virtual network and infect other PCs. Other than that, your attack surface is pretty minimal. I think, barring the virtual network, the real question is "can a virus in a VM essentially 'break out' of the VM and infect my PC"? And to that question my answer would be maybe... I use ...


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I'm adding this answer to provide an alternative to some of the misleading (and in some cases, totally incorrect) answers on here. Malware can and does survive formatting a hard drive e.g. through the boot sector and or firmware. As we now know from the Snowden leaks, these methods are actively used by the NSA, and probably other governments and criminal ...


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No, Chrome extensions cannot install other Chrome extensions. They also cannot install any software (i.e., viruses) on your computer without your action. Your main concern with extensions should be data privacy. See: How can I be sure that a Google Chrome extension isn't doing evil things? How do you do examine a Google Chrome extension before ...


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Wineskin I believe runs as a wrapper around the Windows written code, like an emulation. So you don't have Windows installed, meaning that the system structure doesn't actually exist on your OS X machine. A Windows virus will only effect Windows machines and cannot jump across as you are not running Windows, however you still need AV on OS X as they are ...



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