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Blueprints for a Large-Scale Early Warning System

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8 Author(s)
Spirakis, P.G. ; Res. Acad. Comput. Technol. Inst. (RACTI), Patras, Greece ; Vlachos, V. ; Karakoidas, V. ; Liappis, D.
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Modern aggressive types of malcode demonstrate that existing security applications are not able to neutralise them efficiently. We present a Large-Scale Early Warning System named PROTOS, which is able to gather intelligence from a large number of personal computers, acting as sensors, utilising their default security mechanisms and applications, to collect and analyse locally intercepted malicious network traffic and generate an estimation of the global malware activity.

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Informatics (PCI), 2010 14th Panhellenic Conference on

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10-12 Sept. 2010