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Analysis and detection of computer viruses and worms

Prabhat K. Singh, Arun Lakhotia
2002 SIGPLAN notices  
This annotated bibliography reviews research in analyzing and detecting computer viruses and worms.  ...  This document focuses on papers that give information about techniques and systems detecting malicious code.  ...  Finally an anatomy of the worm replicator system is presented. Steve R.  ... 
doi:10.1145/568600.568608 fatcat:twubnev3czhv3djwf6ua2ygrii

A Tour of the Computer Worm Detection Space

Nelson Ochieng, Waweru Mwangi, Ismael Ateya
2014 International Journal of Computer Applications  
This is partly because of the difficulty of accurately modeling either the normal behavior of computer networks or the malicious actions of computer worms.  ...  The paper broadly categorizes the worm detection approaches into content signature based detection, polymorphic worm detection, anomaly based detection, and behavioral signature based detection.  ...  Worms are different from Viruses in that Viruses piggy-back on files and therefore require user action to enable their propagation. Because of this, viruses propagate at a slower rate than worms.  ... 
doi:10.5120/18169-9045 fatcat:cbddkayh7bfdtpcqdbjugu6iay

Enabling Technologies of Cyber Crime: Why Lawyers Need to Understand It

Meiring DeVilliers
2011 Pittsburgh Journal of Technology Law and Policy  
This Article discusses the enabling technologies of cyber crime and analyzes their role in the resolution of related legal issues.  ...  It demonstrates the translation of traditional legal principles to a novel technological environment in a way that preserves their meaning and policy rationale.  ...  The rapid development of virus technology has introduced an unpredictable element into the behavior of viruses.  ... 
doi:10.5195/tlp.2011.62 fatcat:c4onmpf7b5c4haish3kx75xpum

Darwinian Natural Selection: Its Enduring Explanatory Power

Gregory G. Dimijian
2012 Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings  
., PhD, Professor of Biology, Austin College, and to Kyle E. Harms, PhD, Associate Professor of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, for their helpful comments and recommendations.  ...  Behavioral crypsis is obvious in the immobility and squinted eyes of the Scops Owl on the bare tree branch in the Okavango Delta of Botswana (Figure 4) .  ...  Th ere is no fundamental diff erence in the dynamics of natural and artifi cial selection.  ... 
doi:10.1080/08998280.2012.11928811 pmid:22481845 pmcid:PMC3310512 fatcat:6kx672assjd4nfbljig2i4y6jq

Evolution in action across life at "Evolution Canyons", Israel

Eviatar Nevo
2009 Trends in Evolutionary Biology  
The model highlights diverse taxa species richness,  ...  The "Evolution Canyon" model reveals evolution in action across life at a microscale involving biodiversity divergence, adaptation and incipient sympatric ecological speciation across life.  ...  following is a short list of genome analyses to assess evolutionary dynamics. (1) Probing genomic architecture and dynamics of genes and intergenic spacers is facilitated by applying novel polymorphic  ... 
doi:10.4081/eb.2009.e3 fatcat:jhctsrqw2zd2tc5vtk34fqzqce

The unity of the whole and freedom of parts: Facultativeness principle in the hereditary system

M. D. Golubovsky
2011 Russian Journal of Genetics Applied Research  
Facultativeness in the genome structure and function reflects the general principle of life organization and evolution: the unity of the whole and the freedom of parts.  ...  The genome, or cell hereditary system code, maintains and transfers hereditary information both structurally and dynamically.  ...  Based on the comparative molecular anatomy of various MEs, Khesin (1984) postulated the general principles of their organization: terminal repeats, genetic punctuation marks (promoters and terminators  ... 
doi:10.1134/s2079059711060050 fatcat:c2bvoolptbbkjh66nhyls5qyw4

Modeling Viral Capsid Assembly [chapter]

Michael F. HAGAN
2014 Advances in Chemical Physics  
I discuss the capabilities and limitations of approaches ranging from equilibrium continuum theories to molecular dynamics simulations, and I give an overview of some of the important conclusions about  ...  I present a review of the theoretical and computational methodologies that have been used to model the assembly of viral capsids.  ...  Acknowledgments This work was supported by the NIH through Award Number R01AI080791 from the National Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases and Award Number R01GM108021 from the National Institute  ... 
doi:10.1002/9781118755815.ch01 pmid:25663722 pmcid:PMC4318123 fatcat:6afegq7gpvg7dpb3lkf7rcrjxe

The evolution of Ebola virus: Insights from the 2013–2016 epidemic

Edward C. Holmes, Gytis Dudas, Andrew Rambaut, Kristian G. Andersen
2016 Nature  
Preface The 2013-2016 epidemic of Ebola virus disease in West Africa was of unprecedented magnitude and changed our perspective on this lethal but sporadically emerging virus.  ...  This outbreak also marked the beginning of large-scale real-time molecular epidemiology.  ...  Acknowledgments We honor and thank all the African doctors, nurses, scientists, and outbreak responders who worked to control the 2013-2016 EVD epidemic, many of whom tragically died in the process.  ... 
doi:10.1038/nature19790 pmid:27734858 pmcid:PMC5580494 fatcat:lkb4z6kcpzctdeiz7dbfyif7sa

Strategies for cancer prevention: the role of diet

J. A. Milner
2002 British Journal of Nutrition  
The complexity of defining the role of diet is underscored by the numerous and diverse essential and non-essential components that may alter one or more phases of the cancer process.  ...  Collectively these studies provide rather compelling evidence that dietary components modify the incidence and biological behavior of tumors.  ...  Since more than one of these responses may occur simultaneously it is difficult to determine which is most important in dictating the change in cancer risk and/or tumor behavior.  ... 
doi:10.1079/bjn/2002547 pmid:12088528 fatcat:mmo4qsdivjfujoams2w33qy3sy

Modeling Viral Capsid Assembly [article]

Michael F. Hagan
2013 arXiv   pre-print
I discuss the capabilities and limitations of approaches ranging from equilibrium continuum theories to molecular dynamics simulations, and I give an overview of some of the important conclusions about  ...  I present a review of the theoretical and computational methodologies that have been used to model the assembly of viral capsids.  ...  This work was supported by the NIH through Award Number R01AI080791 from the National Institute Of Allergy And Infectious Diseases.  ... 
arXiv:1301.1657v1 fatcat:wppxlsgrlbbubefnbnhaktncfy

7th Fribourg Obesity Research Conference (FORC-2013)

2015 Obesity Reviews  
P10 Cortical circuits matching body metabolic signals and behavior I De Araujo Salgado, C Lamy Department of Medicine, Unit of Anatomy, University of Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland The insular cortex  ...  the effect of neonatal nutritional status on the association between the polymorphism rs9939609 of FTO gene and obesity in a cohort of Chilean children of Amerindian origin.  ... 
doi:10.1111/obr.12259 fatcat:72fupsjx3ncp7ijic4l4gteuyq

A Proposal for a Coordinated Effort for the Determination of Brainwide Neuroanatomical Connectivity in Model Organisms at a Mesoscopic Scale

Jason W. Bohland, Caizhi Wu, Helen Barbas, Hemant Bokil, Mihail Bota, Hans C. Breiter, Hollis T. Cline, John C. Doyle, Peter J. Freed, Ralph J. Greenspan, Suzanne N. Haber, Michael Hawrylycz (+26 others)
2009 PLoS Computational Biology  
We detail the scientific and medical rationale and briefly review existing knowledge and experimental techniques.  ...  , using injections of tracers or viral vectors.  ...  Allen were instrumental in the planning and assembly of the Brain Architecture Project.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000334 pmid:19325892 pmcid:PMC2655718 fatcat:zhc7iea7bbfjbbrr4domy5xho4

Diversity Generator Mechanisms Are Essential Components of Biological Systems: The Two Queen Hypothesis

Eric Muraille
2018 Frontiers in Microbiology  
They (i) contribute to the great unpredictability of the composition and/or behavior of biological systems, (ii) favor robustness and collectivism among populations and (iii) operate mainly by manipulating  ...  They are involved in the widely described Red Queen/arms race/Cairnsian dynamic.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We greatly appreciate comments on the manuscript made by O. Leo.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fmicb.2018.00223 pmid:29487592 pmcid:PMC5816788 fatcat:cx6jaf5u2jghto2nd77s3ajyom

Ecogenomics of Respiratory Diseases of Public Health Significance

Stavros Garantziotis, David A. Schwartz
2010 Annual Review of Public Health  
Gene-environment interactions are the indisputable cause of most respiratory diseases. However, we still have very limited understanding of the mechanisms that guide these interactions.  ...  the framework of geneenvironment interactions that inform the pathogenesis of respiratory diseases, and propose future research directions that will help translate scientific advances into public health  ...  However, dramatic increases in the prevalence, incidence, and severity of asthma suggest that diet, aeroallergens, smoking behavior, agents in the workplace, indoor and outdoor air pollution, viruses,  ... 
doi:10.1146/annurev.publhealth.012809.103633 pmid:20070197 pmcid:PMC3402173 fatcat:g47xlzzv6jarzcex3f676k5uku

By land, air, and sea: hemipteran diversity through the genomic lens

Kristen A Panfilio, David R Angelini
2018 Current Opinion in Insect Science  
genomics of the bugs.  ...  of ecological, physiological, developmental, and particularly cytogenetic investigation that spans the diversity of the Hemiptera.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Stephen Richards (Baylor College of Medicine) on behalf of the i5K community for championing insect genomics through the i5K pilot sequencing project and for suggesting the topic  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.cois.2017.12.005 pmid:29602356 fatcat:wbqwymft3nbuhht6zxoqllvm2u
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