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ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR), Volume 44 Issue 2, February 2012

A survey on automated dynamic malware-analysis techniques and tools
Manuel Egele, Theodoor Scholte, Engin Kirda, Christopher Kruegel
Article No.: 6
DOI: 10.1145/2089125.2089126

Anti-virus vendors are confronted with a multitude of potentially malicious samples today. Receiving thousands of new samples every day is not uncommon. The signatures that detect confirmed malicious threats are mainly still created manually, so...

Free/Libre open-source software development: What we know and what we do not know
Kevin Crowston, Kangning Wei, James Howison, Andrea Wiggins
Article No.: 7
DOI: 10.1145/2089125.2089127

We review the empirical research on Free/Libre and Open-Source Software (FLOSS) development and assess the state of the literature. We develop a framework for organizing the literature based on the input-mediator-output-input (IMOI) model from the...

Structuring dimensions for collaborative systems evaluation
Pedro Antunes, Valeria Herskovic, Sergio F. Ochoa, Jose A. Pino
Article No.: 8
DOI: 10.1145/2089125.2089128

Collaborative systems evaluation is always necessary to determine the impact a solution will have on the individuals, groups, and the organization. Several methods of evaluation have been proposed. These methods comprise a variety of approaches...

A survey of emerging approaches to spam filtering
Godwin Caruana, Maozhen Li
Article No.: 9
DOI: 10.1145/2089125.2089129

From just an annoying characteristic of the electronic mail epoch, spam has evolved into an expensive resource and time-consuming problem. In this survey, we focus on emerging approaches to spam filtering built on recent developments in computing...