CS 450/650 Fundamentals of Integrated Computer Security

Spring 2011

Project : Malicious Code Survey

Due on Monday, May 2 at 11:00 am

Research malicious codes and provide a detailed analysis of an attack mechanism on user privacy. Examples include browser exploitations, cookie stealing, social engineering, and rootkits. Your discussion should include a background section and discussion of the specific malicious code.

Your report may address

Deliverable: at least 2000 word (approximately 4 pages) paper with your discussion.

What to turn in: A report should be uploaded to WebCT.