Discrete Dynamics in Nature and Society
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 264874, 16 pages
Research Article

A Stochastic Dynamic Model of Computer Viruses

School of Information Engineering, Guangdong Medical College, Dongguan 523808, China

Received 8 June 2012; Accepted 16 July 2012

Academic Editor: Bimal Kumar Mishra

Copyright © 2012 Chunming Zhang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


A stochastic computer virus spread model is proposed and its dynamic behavior is fully investigated. Specifically, we prove the existence and uniqueness of positive solutions, and the stability of the virus-free equilibrium and viral equilibrium by constructing Lyapunov functions and applying Ito's formula. Some numerical simulations are finally given to illustrate our main results.