Essays about: "malware"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 75 essays containing the word malware.

  1. 1. How cybercrime has evolved in Sweden over the last ten years : A literature review

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för informationsteknologi

    Author : Henrik Tysk; [2022]
    Keywords : cybercrime; computer crime; phishing; internet fraud; malware; Sweden;

    Abstract : The number of recorded cybercrime incidents has skyrocketed over the last few years. A large part of this development is due to society’s increased reliance on the internet and the backbone that supports it. This in turn increases the profitability of cybercrime. READ MORE

  2. 2. Discovering and masking environmental features in modern sandboxes

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Alexander Ljungberg; Simon Smedberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Sandbox; Masking; Anti-VM; Anti-detection; Sandlåda; Maskering; Anti-VM; Antidetektering;

    Abstract : Background. The awareness of cyber attacks in businesses is increasing with the rising number of cyber incidents for businesses. With nearly 350 000 new malware detected per day, there is a big incentive to allocate resources to company infrastructure to mitigate malware. These solutions require scalability not to become bottlenecks and expensive. READ MORE

  3. 3. Increased evasion resilience in modern PDF malware detectors : Using a more evasive training dataset

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Oscar Ekholm; [2022]
    Keywords : Malware Analysis; Malicious PDF; Malware Detection; Machine Learning; Evasion; Analys av skadlig programvara; Skadlig PDF; Detektion av skadlig programvara; Maskininlärning; Undanflykt;

    Abstract : The large scale usage of the PDF coupled with its versatility has made the format an attractive target for carrying and deploying malware. Traditional antivirus software struggles against new malware and PDF's vast obfuscation options. In the search of better detection systems, machine learning based detectors have been developed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Information Security Training and Serious Games

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för system- och rymdteknik

    Author : Anastasios Agrianidis; [2021]
    Keywords : Information Security Awareness Training; Serious Games; Lockheed Martin Cyber Kill Chain;

    Abstract : The digital transformation of the 21st century has led to a series of new possibilities and challenges, where one major concern of many major organizations and enterprises is promoting Information Security Awareness and Training (ISAT) for their employees. This aspect of Information Security (IS) can promote cybersecurity in the work environment against threats related to the human factor. READ MORE

  5. 5. Static Detection of Malware in Portable Executables

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Institutionen för information och teknik

    Author : Josefin Paananen; [2021]
    Keywords : malware detection; machine learning; portable executables; static malware analysis;

    Abstract : The first detected computer virus commenced in the 1970s. Since then, malware infections have grown exponentially along with rapid increases within the digital environment. Malware detection is a challenging task due to the relentless growth in complexity and volume. That is why the need for automated detection arises. READ MORE