Sandeep Karanth, Srivatsan Laxman, Prasad Naldurg, Ramarathnam Venkatesan, J Lambert, and Jinwook Shin
Malware writers are constantly looking for new vulnerabilities in popular software applications to exploit for profit, and discovering such a flaw is literally equivalent to find-
ing a gold mine. When a completely new vulnerability is found, and turned into what are called Zero Day attacks, they can often be critical and lead to data loss or breach of privacy. Zero Day vulnerabilities, by their very nature are notoriously hard to find, and the odds seem to be stacked in favour of the attacker. However, before a Zero Day attack is
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