Dario Simões Fernandes Filho

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Malicious programs (malware) cause serious security issues to home users and even to highly secured enterprise systems. The main infection vector currently used by attackers is the Internet. To improve the detection rate and to develop protection mechanisms, it is very important to analyze and study these threats. To this end, several systems were developed(More)
Malicious programs pose a major threat to Internet-connected systems, increasing the importance of studying their behavior in order to fight against them. In this article, we propose definitions to the different types of behavior that a program can present during its execution. Moreover, based on these behaviors, we define suspicious behavior as the group(More)
"Bankers" are special types of malware whose targets are Internet banking users, mainly to obtain their credentials. Banker infections cause losses of billions of dollars worldwide. Thus, better understanding and detection of bankers is required. Due to their interactive nature, obtaining bankers' behaviors can be a difficult task for current dynamic(More)
Malicious software attacks can disrupt information systems, violating security principles of availability, confidentiality and integrity. Attackers use malware to gain control, steal data, keep access and cover traces left on the compromised systems. The dynamic analysis of malware is useful to obtain an execution trace that can be used to assess the extent(More)
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