Malware Cryptovirology Attacks in the Framework

Authors(1) :-Soumen Chakraborty

In this paper, its intend to study the concept of camouflage in malware and its evolution from non-stealth days to modern metamorphism. Moreover, we explore obfuscation techniques exploited via metamorphism, the most latest technique in malware camouflage. Also examine threats and assaults that misuse of cryptography can motive when mixed with fraudulent software program (viruses, Trojans). Public-key cryptography could be very essential for the attacks that based totally on cryptovirology. This paper additionally suggest a few of the countermeasures, mechanisms to cope with and prevent such assaults. Even if the attackers actions at the host machine are being monitored, it nevertheless can not be validated past reasonable doubt that he or she is the attacker; and it's far an “originator-concealing attack”. Evidence ought to be accumulated from the “writer’s very own system which changed into used for the assault”. These attacks have implications on how the use of cryptographic equipment and techniques should be audited and controlled in standard motive computing environments, and imply that get admission to to the cryptographic equipment need to be in properly manage of the system(such as API exercises).

Authors and Affiliations

Soumen Chakraborty
Department of Information Technology, MCKV Institute of Engineering, MAKAUT, West Bengal, India

Malware, Attacks, Malware Detection, Classification

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 1 | January-February 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-02-28
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 156-163
Manuscript Number : CSEIT172134
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

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Soumen Chakraborty, "Malware Cryptovirology Attacks in the Framework", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp.156-163 , January-February-2017.
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