Special Issue Article
Design and Detection of Covert Timing Channels and Spyware Using Warden Technique
Dependence on the internet is growing and so is the dangers related to it are focusing for past decade. Viruses, Trojan horse and malware are some spyware threatening the security of web. The cyber sphere is what one would call a double-edged sword. While it brings the world closer with easy information and fast communication, it also poses serious problems that threaten your online presence and computer system. Many researches are focusing in spyware detection and trying to clear those malware after affect the system. Moreover, spyware is a program that is put in someone's computer secretly to gather information about the user and relay it to advertisers or other interested parties. Spyware can get in a computer as a software virus or as the result of installing a new program. If the spyware attacked system send message to anybody, then the copy of the message can be send to spyware activator. It is illegal process. It can easily retrieve the secret information. Our proposed work, focus not only in detecting the spyware initiator but also identifying the initiator. We use the warden technique; it can detect the spyware using timing channels that can identify the initiator who is in that covert communication. Our work mainly focused on information security on web. The CSMA/CA also used to identify the spyware software.