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Publication Type : Conference Paper
Publisher : 2020 International Conference on Inventive Computation Technologies (ICICT)
Source : 2020 International Conference on Inventive Computation Technologies (ICICT) (2020)
Keywords : artificial ecosystem, artificial world, Bio-inspired computing, biologically inspired computing, co-evolutionary predator-prey framework, computer malware, Computing devices, Cyber security, cyber world, Evolutionary algorithms, evolutionary computation, evolutionary computing, Genetic algorithms, Internet, invasive software, Mal-ware Analysis, malware, malware creation, Proactive Defence
Campus : Coimbatore
School : School of Engineering
Department : Computer Science
Year : 2020
Abstract : The widespread use of computing devices and the heavy dependence on the internet has evolved the cyberspace to a cyber world - something comparable to an artificial world. This paper focuses on one of the major problems of the cyber world - cyber security or more specifically computer malware. We show that computer malware is a perfect example of an artificial ecosystem with a co-evolutionary predator-prey framework. We attempt to merge the two domains of biologically inspired computing and computer malware. Under the aegis of proactive defense, this paper discusses the possibilities, challenges and opportunities in fusing evolutionary computing techniques with malware creation.
Cite this Research Publication : Ritwik Murali and Velayutham, C. S., “A Conceptual Direction on Automatically Evolving Computer Malware using Genetic and Evolutionary Algorithms”, in 2020 International Conference on Inventive Computation Technologies (ICICT), 2020.