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Formal Specification of Malware Models in the Form of Colored Petri Nets

  • Bartosz Jasiul
  • Marcin Szpyrka
  • Joanna Śliwa
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 330)

Abstract

We propose a formal modeling method of malicious software that support its detection and countermeasure. In order to detect malware there is a need to posses either digital signatures or behavioral models. As the obfuscation techniques makes the malware almost undetectable the classic signature-based anti-virus tools must be supported by behavioral analysis. A malware hunting tool we developed bases on the formal models in the form of Colored Petri nets and the attitude to modeling is presented in this article.

Keywords

malware cyber attack Colored Petri net malware detection behavioral analysis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.C4I Systems’ DepartmentMilitary Communication InstituteZegrzePoland
  2. 2.Department of Applied Computer ScienceAGH University of Science and TechnologyKrakówPoland

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