Patents by Inventor Ryan Ross Curtin

Ryan Ross Curtin has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10216933
    Abstract: The disclosed computer-implemented method for determining whether malicious files are targeted may include (i) applying, to a malware detection structure, a plurality of sample data points, each sample data point corresponding to at least one of a malicious file known to be targeted and a malicious file known to be non-targeted, (ii) identifying one or more boundaries of the sample data points within the malware detection structure, (iii) determining, after identifying the sample boundaries, that a new data point falls outside of the boundaries, and (iv) classifying a malicious file associated with the new data point as non-targeted in response to determining that the new data point falls outside of the sample boundaries. Various other methods, systems, and computer-readable media are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 26, 2019
    Assignee: Symantec Corporation
    Inventor: Ryan Ross Curtin