The Design and Analysis of a Hardware-Based Anomaly Detection Scheme

The authors propose and analyze a novel approach for security based on an execution behavior of an application program, which aims at detecting previously unknown anomaly execution patterns. Their scheme, which is a sort of hardware-based approach, uses the basic block information of an application program for the purpose of detecting and preventing unknown anomaly execution behaviors effectively. Furthermore, they present a possibility to connect their scheme with an existing branch prediction scheme such as BTB (Branch Target Buffer).

Provided by: Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net) Topic: Security Date Added: Apr 2012 Format: PDF

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