Corpus ID: 15690591

Searching for Malware in BitTorrent

  title={Searching for Malware in BitTorrent},
  author={Andrew Berns},
One of the most widely publicized aspects of computer security has been the presence and propagation of malware. Malware has adapted to many dierent changing technologies, including recently-popular P2P systems. While previous work has examined P2P networks and protocols like KaZaA and Gnutella for malware, little has been done so far that examines BitTorrent. This project explored BitTorrent for the presence of malware, and discovered a signicant portion of malware in the downloaded le set… Expand
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