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New proactive approach unveiled to detect malware in networked computers and data

June 4, 2014

Daphne Yao Computer scientists at Virginia Tech have developed a unique anomaly protection security approach for the detection of malicious activities on networked computers. The work was performed using a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award and is being presented at an international conference in Tokyo, Japan. Full Story

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