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Malicious source code detection


Work description

The fellow should implement a malicious source code detection model and validate it with samples of benign and malicious source code. The fellow should also explore different approaches for source code representation, and validate the performance of the detector with different types of malicious source code. The work described in this plan requires the application and development of concepts and techniques in Electrical and Computer Engineering and Informatics Engineering that are typically taught in the core courses of the study plan of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Informatics Engineering masters degrees.

Academic Qualifications

Enrolled in a masters degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Informatics Engineering, or Computer Science.

Minimum profile required

Programming experience; interest in cybersecurity activities

Preference factors

Experience with learning from data and source code analysis

Application Period

Since 17 Feb 2021 to 02 Mar 2021


Cluster / Centre

Computer Science / High-Assurance Software

Scientific Advisor

Ricardo Morla