Information Security Resources

CoreLabs Information Security Publications

Below is an index of publications, presentations and papers authored by members of the CoreLabs research team. Click on any title to get more information and access the publication on the CoreLabs extranet site

Title Authors Publication Date Venue / Publication
Intercepting SAP SNC-protected traffic Martin Gallo 03/22/17 Troopers
DNS Noise: Measuring the Pervasiveness of Disposable Domains in Modern DNS Traffic Yizheng Chen, Manos Antonakakis and Wenke Lee 01/01/14 International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN)
Characterizing Malicious Traffic on Cellular Networks: A Retrospective Charles Lever 04/22/15 RSA Conference
The IMDDOS Botnet: Discovery and Analysis Manos Antonakakis, Christopher Elisan, Aldrich de Mata and Erik Wu 09/13/10 Damballa Threat Research
Unveiling the Network Criminal Infrastructure of TDSS/TDL4 – DGAv14: A case study on a new TDSS/TDL4 variant Manos Antonakakis, Jeremy Demar, Kevin Stevens and David Dagon 09/01/12 Technical Report
Segugio: Efficient Behavior-Based Tracking of New Malware-Control Domains in Large ISP Networks Babak Rahbarinia, Roberto Perdisci and Manos Antonakakis 06/22/15 IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks
McBoost: Boosting Scalability in Malware Collection and Analysis Using Statistical Classification of Executables Roberto Perdisci, Andrea Lanzi and Wenke Lee 12/08/08 Computer Security Applications Conference
BotMiner: Clustering Analysis of Network Traffic for Protocol- and Structure-Independent Botnet Detection Guofei Gu, Roberto Perdisci, Junjie Zhang and Wenke Lee 07/28/08 17th USENIX Security Symposium
Understanding the Prevalence and Use of Alternative Plans in Malware with Network Games Y. Nadji, M. Antonakakis, R. Perdisci and W. Lee 12/07/11 In Proceedings of The 27th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC 2011)
Towards Measuring and Mitigating Social Engineering Malware Downloads Terry Nelms, Roberto Perdisci, Manos Antonakakis and Mustaque Ahamad 08/10/16 In Proceedings of the 25th USENIX Security Symposium
The Core of the Matter: Analyzing Malicious Traffic in Cellular Carriers Charles Lever, Manos Antonakakis, Bradley Reaves, Patrick Traynor and Wenke Lee 02/24/13 In Proceedings of The 20th Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2013)
Behavioral Clustering of HTTP-Based Malware and Signature Generation Using Malicious Network Traces Roberto Perdisci, Wenke Lee and Nick Feamster 04/28/10 7th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI ’10)
Ether: Malware Analysis via Hardware Virtualization Extensions Artem Dinaburg, Paul Royal, Monirul Sharif and Wenke Lee 10/27/08 15th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security
Connected Colors: Unveiling the Structure of Criminal Networks Yacin Nadji, Manos Antonakakis, Roberto Perdisci and Wenke Lee 10/23/13 Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses (RAID)
Beheading Hydras: Performing Effective Botnet Takedowns Yacin Nadji, Roberto Perdisci, Manos Antonakakis, David Dagon and Wenke Lee 11/04/13 Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS)