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Issue No.06 - November/December (2011 vol.9)
pp: 67-70
Dan Guido , iSEC Partners
We can mitigate the threat of mass malware by understanding the techniques, tactics, and procedures unique to this threat. An analysis of empirical attacker data indicates that basic, generic defenses, such as minor reductions of the attack surface and the use of available platform memory protection, are effective against mass malware.
mass malware, exploits, computer security, intrusion kill chain, memory corruption, logic flaws, intelligence, threat, computer network defense
Dan Guido, "A Case Study of Intelligence-Driven Defense", IEEE Security & Privacy, vol.9, no. 6, pp. 67-70, November/December 2011, doi:10.1109/MSP.2011.158
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