Anti-malware machine and head of the Shellphish DARPA Grand Challenge bronze-medallist team has won US$100,000 from Google for security research efforts. University of California Santa Barbara doctor Giovanni Vigna landed Google’s Security, Privacy and Anti-Abuse award for his long line of research into malware detection. Google did not specify the specific work for which he was awarded but Dr. Vigna has co-published dozens of papers in the field among some 200 works spanning Android, networking, and web-based attacks.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register