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A Survey on Malware and Malware Detection Systems

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2013 by IJCA Journal
Volume 67 - Number 16
Year of Publication: 2013
Imtithal A. Saeed
Ali Selamat
Ali M. A. Abuagoub

Imtithal A Saeed, Ali Selamat and Ali M A Abuagoub. Article: A Survey on Malware and Malware Detection Systems. International Journal of Computer Applications 67(16):25-31, April 2013. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Imtithal A. Saeed and Ali Selamat and Ali M. A. Abuagoub},
	title = {Article: A Survey on Malware and Malware Detection Systems},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2013},
	volume = {67},
	number = {16},
	pages = {25-31},
	month = {April},
	note = {Full text available}


Over the last decades, there were lots of studies made on malware and their countermeasures. The most recent reports emphasize that the invention of malicious software is rapidly increasing. Moreover, the intensive use of networks and Internet increases the ability of the spreading and the effectiveness of this kind of software. On the other hand, researchers and manufacturers making great efforts to produce anti-malware systems with effective detection methods for better protection on computers. In this paper, a detailed review has been conducted on the current situation of malware infection and the work done to improve anti-malware or malware detection systems. Thus, it provides an up-to-date comparative reference for developers of malware detection systems.


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