[Spambayes] Ideas for an MSc project please...
skip at pobox.com
Wed Feb 4 16:49:55 EST 2004
Ryan> 1) using Bayesian-like statistics to evaluate code for virus-like
Ryan> behavior. I have no idea if it could work, but I would really
Ryan> like to see something that could stop a new worm before the
Ryan> anti-virus vendors have a chance to update their signatures.
SpamBayes actually already does a pretty good job of this, assuming viruses
get that far within your email infrastructure.
Ryan> 3) A Bayesian-style web proxy filter, for libraries, schools,
Ryan> whatever, that evaluates web pages in real-time and blocks them
Ryan> if they're porn, gambling, whatever.
Start here perhaps:
and add a whole bunch of stuff that's missing: web page-specific tokenizing,
training interface, etc...
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