Deep Learning App Targets Malware

By John P. Mello Jr.Nov 10, 2015 4:29 PM PT Here’s the problem with most programs aimed at killing malicious software: They need someone to tell them something’s malicious. What if, however, the programs had the smarts to identify bad code on their own? That’s what a company called Deep Instinct says its security solution, launched last week, can do. The offering works its magic with a technology called “deep learning.” “Deep learning draws its inspiration from the human mind. It organizes itself into a structure of synthetic neurons,” explained Bruce Daley, principal analyst at Tractica. “It’s another term for neural networks,” he told TechNewsWorld. “It was rebranded because there was so little progress with neural nets.” Better Brain Emulation Deep learning applications will be a hot commodity in the…


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