Researchers set to work on malware-detecting CPUs

Adding hardware protections to software ones in order to block the ever increasing onslaught of computer malware seems like a solid idea, and a group of researchers have just been given a $275,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to help them work on a possible solution: malware-detecting CPUs. The group includes Dmitry Ponomarev, professor of computer science Binghamton University, Lei Yu, associate professor of computer science at the same, Nael Abu-Ghazaleh, a professor of … Continue reading Researchers set to work on malware-detecting CPUs