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Epidemiology of Malware – Applying epidemiological models in understanding outbreaks of Cyber threats

We stumbled upon an interesting study this morning which is worth sharing, and keeping as a reference.

” Online Promiscuity: Prophylactic Patching and the Spread of Computer Transmitted Infections”

Studying the spread of computer malware through the use
of epidemiological models has been a useful tool in under-
standing the dynamics of individual outbreaks of malware,
as well as giving some insight into possible mitigation poli-
cies.  Read the full article here. (Study by Timothy Kelley and L Jean Camp)

We hope our readers find this interesting.

– The Omniquad Team

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