This chapter from Practical Malware Analysis
offers a detailed look at various ways covert malware attacks are launched. Recognizing launching techniques is critical to finding malware on a live system. Note:
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Practical Malware Analysis
Michael Sikorski and Andrew Honig
"Covert Malware Launching"
Published by No Starch Press