Mobile Agents and Security

Mobile Agents and Security

Fei Xue (Monash University, Australia)
Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 6
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-987-8.ch068


As an emerging technology, mobile agents can facilitate distributed computing applications over computer networks. During the past decade, the advance of computer software and hardware has led the structure and logic of mobile agents to become increasingly sophisticated. As a consequence, some security threats have started to appear in mobile agent systems (MASs).

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