Malicious mobile code runtime monitoring system and methods

  • US 7,058,822 B2
  • Filed: 05/17/2001
  • Issued: 06/06/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/30/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A processor-based method, comprising:

  • receiving downloadable-information;

    determining whether the downloadable-information includes executable code; and

    causing mobile protection code to be communicated to at least one information-destination of the downloadable-information, if the downloadable-information is determined to include executable code,wherein the determining comprises performing one or more analyses of the downloadable-information, the analyses producing detection-indicators indicating whether a correspondence is detected between a downloadable-information characteristic and at least one respective executable code characteristic, and evaluating the detection-indicators to determine whether the downloadable-information includes executable code.

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