An Artificial Immune System Based General Purpose Intrusion Detection System

Principal Investigator’s Organization (PIO):

National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NU-FAST), Islamabad.

Principal Investigator (PI):

Dr. Mudassar Farooq, Dr. Fauzan Mirza


The aim of this research project was to develop a general purpose open-source Artificial Immune System (AIS) based Intrusion Detection System (IDS), being able to recognize previously unknown malware of all types including but not limited to file infectors, boot-sector infectors, macro viruses, Trojans and other malware and must be able to detect and stop/filter traffic floods launched by other compromised hosts in the network.