International Journal of Computer Applications
The mobile agents' technology has been shown efficient to diverse computer networks applications due to its autonomy and capacity of adaptation. However, it also brings significant security concerns. The protection of mobile agents is one of the most difficult problems in the area of mobile agents' security. There is not a single, comprehensive solution that provides complete protection of agents against malicious hosts. The protection of mobile agents is considered as one of the greatest challenges of security, because the platform of execution has access to all the components of the mobile agent.