Sun Tzu counseled a strategy of maneuver warfare, and that is the doctrine followed by modern militaries. We need to find something different than the attrition warfare that sustains the malware ecosystem in the state it is in today.
Obfuscation, the deliberate hiding of the software's behavior, is used by malware authors as well as legitimate software developers. They both use code obfuscation techniques to keep curious souls from understanding how their software works and what it is doing to the computer on which it runs.
Good Obfuscation, Bad Code