Malware detection in migrated virtual machines

British Telecommunications PLC (2017) Malware detection in migrated virtual machines. .

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A malware detection system to detect malware in a virtual machine (VM), the system including a profile generator adapted to generate a profile of a deployment of the VM, the profile including execution characteristics of the deployment; a VM package generator to generate a VM package including: a VM descriptor describing a particular deployment of the VM; and an image of the particular deployment, the image including a representation of data stored for the particular deployment of the VM; and a malware identifier adapted to identify malware in a deployment of the VM responsive to the identification of a difference between profiles of multiple different deployments of the VM.

Item Type:Patents
Additional Information:Patent Application Number: US20170351861A1.
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Marnerides, Dr Angelos
Authors: El-Moussa, F., Mauthe, A., Marnerides, A., and Watson, M.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science

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