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IPCCC
2007
IEEE
8 years 10 months ago
Optimising Networks Against Malware
Rapidly-spreading malicious software is an important threat on today’s computer networks. Most solutions that have been proposed to counter this threat are based on our ability ...
Pierre-Marc Bureau, José M. Fernandez
ICC
2007
IEEE
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On the Stability of the Malware Free Equilibrium in Cell Phones Networks with Spatial Dynamics
Abstract— Recent outbreaks of virus and worm attacks targeted at cell phones have bought to the forefront the seriousness of the security threat to this increasingly popular mean...
Krishna K. Ramachandran, Biplab Sikdar
NDSS
2008
IEEE
8 years 10 months ago
Analysis-Resistant Malware
Traditionally, techniques for computing on encrypted data have been proposed with privacy preserving applications in mind. Several current cryptosystems support a homomorphic oper...
John Bethencourt, Dawn Song, Brent Waters
NDSS
2008
IEEE
8 years 10 months ago
Impeding Malware Analysis Using Conditional Code Obfuscation
Malware programs that incorporate trigger-based behavior initiate malicious activities based on conditions satisfied only by specific inputs. State-of-the-art malware analyzers ...
Monirul I. Sharif, Andrea Lanzi, Jonathon T. Giffi...
ICDCS
2008
IEEE
8 years 10 months ago
Analysis of Maximum Executable Length for Detecting Text-Based Malware
The possibility of using purely text stream (keyboardenterable) as carrier of malware is under-researched and often underestimated. A text attack can happen at multiple levels, fr...
P. Kumar Manna, Sanjay Ranka, Shigang Chen
DSN
2008
IEEE
8 years 10 months ago
AGIS: Towards automatic generation of infection signatures
An important yet largely uncharted problem in malware defense is how to automate generation of infection signatures for detecting compromised systems, i.e., signatures that charac...
Zhuowei Li, XiaoFeng Wang, Zhenkai Liang, Michael ...
DSN
2008
IEEE
8 years 10 months ago
Towards an understanding of anti-virtualization and anti-debugging behavior in modern malware
Many threats that plague today’s networks (e.g., phishing, botnets, denial of service attacks) are enabled by a complex ecosystem of attack programs commonly called malware. To ...
Xu Chen, Jonathon Andersen, Zhuoqing Morley Mao, M...
RAID
2009
Springer
8 years 10 months ago
Using Formal Grammar and Genetic Operators to Evolve Malware
In this paper, we leverage the concepts of formal grammar and genetic operators to evolve malware. As a case study, we take COM infectors and design their formal grammar with produ...
Sadia Noreen, Shafaq Murtaza, M. Zubair Shafiq, Mu...
ICARIS
2009
Springer
8 years 11 months ago
A Sense of 'Danger' for Windows Processes
The sophistication of modern computer malware demands run-time malware detection strategies which are not only efficient but also robust to obfuscation and evasion attempts. In thi...
Salman Manzoor, M. Zubair Shafiq, S. Momina Tabish...
GECCO
2009
Springer
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IMAD: in-execution malware analysis and detection
The sophistication of computer malware is becoming a serious threat to the information technology infrastructure, which is the backbone of modern e-commerce systems. We, therefore...
Syed Bilal Mehdi, Ajay Kumar Tanwani, Muddassar Fa...
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