Classification of packet contents for malware detection

  title={Classification of packet contents for malware detection},
  author={Irfan Ahmed and Kyung-suk Lhee},
  journal={Journal in Computer Virology},
Many existing schemes for malware detection are signature-based. Although they can effectively detect known malwares, they cannot detect variants of known malwares or new ones. Most network servers do not expect executable code in their in-bound network traffic, such as on-line shopping malls, Picasa, Youtube, Blogger, etc. Therefore, such network applications can be protected from malware infection by monitoring their ports to see if incoming packets contain any executable contents. This paper… CONTINUE READING


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