Google ChromeGoogle: Content-Agnostic Malware Protection (CAMP) – detection and blocking of malicious files for Chrome

Google introduced a system to detect and block malicious files are loaded and executed by users Google Chrome.

Developers Google has introduced Content-Agnostic Malware Protection (CAMP) to detect and block malicious files are loaded and executed by users in Google Chrome. According to researchers, the system efficiency is 99%.

CAMP analyzes and sorting of up to 70% of the files that are executed on the user’s computer for malware. Files that can not be determined, the system sends in online-services for further analysis.

To sort files, the system uses the “black” and “white” lists, and the service CAMP analyzes on characteristics such as URL, or Internet address of the server from which you booted the file, as well as any certificates attached to it.

According to experts, CAMP bridges the gap between “black” and “white” lists, adding their special system used for the analysis of unknown files. CAMP is a feature to protect users Google Chrome, which practically does not affect their privacy.

CAMP is a “response” to the Microsoft SmartScreen Filter in Internet Explorer. However, SmartScreen causes some people fear because the filter immediately sends the characteristics of each of the analyzed file servers, Microsoft, whereas CAMP first identifies malicious files on-site before submitting its performance analytical services that are hosted on servers.

Google experts said CAMP several times more efficient such popular antivirus products like McAfee SiteAdvisor and Symantec Safe Web, defining malicious files in 25% of cases.

Main link to news:

https://www.cs.jhu.edu/~moheeb/aburajab-ndss-13.pdf

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