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Memory Dump Analysis Anthology, Volume 6 by Dmitry Vostokov

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PART 11: Software Victimology

Function Activity Theory

Borrowing routine activity theory97 (RAT) from criminology we would like to introduce the similar approach to abnormal software behavior with patterning activities that adds additional unmotivated offenders to combine malware (software rats) with unintentional ordinary common bugware:

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The application of RAT to software can be metaphorically named as Function Activity Theory (FAT).

97 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Routine_activity_theory

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