Malware is a major security threat confronting computer systems and networks and has increased in scale and impact from the early days of ICT. Traditional protection mechanisms are largely incapable of dealing with the diversity and volume of malware variants which is evident today. This paper examines the evolution of malware including the nature of its activity and variants, and the implication of this for computer security industry practices. As a first step to address this challenge, I...[Show more]
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