PUBLICATIONS

"You Know What to Do": Proactive Detection of YouTube Videos Targeted by Coordinated Hate Attacks

Enrico Mariconti, Guillermo Suarez-Tangil, Jeremy Blackburn, Nicolas Kourtellis, Ilias Leontiadis, Jordi Luque, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Gianluca Stringhini
In ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW)
Austin, TX, November 2019

RandR: Record and Replay for Android Applications via Targeted Runtime Instrumentation

Onur Sahin, Assel Aliyeva, Hariharan Mathavan, Ayse K. Coskun, Manuel Egele
In Proceedings of the International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE)
San Diego, CA, November 2019

The Art, Science, and Engineering of Fuzzing: A Survey

Valentin J M Man\`es, HyungSeok Han, Choongwoo Han, Sang Kil Cha, Manuel Egele, Edward J Schwartz, Maverick Woo
IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE)
October 2019

ATTACK2VEC: Leveraging Temporal Word Embeddings to Understand the Evolution of Cyberattacks

Yun Shen, Gianluca Stringhini
In USENIX Security Symposium
Santa Clara, CA, August 2019

Who Let The Trolls Out? Towards Understanding State-Sponsored Trolls

Savvas Zannettou, Tristan Caulfield, Michael Sirivianos, Gianluca Stringhini, Jeremy Blackburn
In ACM Web Science Conference (WebSci)
Boston, MA, July 2019

AndrEnsemble: Leveraging API Ensembles to Characterize Android Malware Families

Omid Mirzaei, Guillermo Suarez-Tangil, Juan Maria De Fuentes, Juan Tapiador, Gianluca Stringhini
In ACM ASIA Conference on Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS)
Auckland, NZ, July 2019

Waves of Malice: A Longitudinal Measurement of the Malicious File Delivery Ecosystem on the Web

Colin Ife, Yun Shen, Steven Murdoch, Gianluca Stringhini
In ACM ASIA Conference on Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS)
Oakland, New Zealand, July 2019

Automatically Dismantling Online Dating Fraud

Guillermo Suarez-Tangil, Matthew Edwards, Claudia Peersman, Gianluca Stringhini, Awais Rashid, Monica Whitty
In IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (TIFS)
July 2019

Automatically Dismantling Online Dating Fraud

Guillermo Suarez-Tangil, Matthew Edwards, Claudia Peersman, Awais Rashid, Gianluca Stringhini, Monica Whitty
IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security
July 2019

Detecting Cyberbullying and Cyberaggression in Social Media

Despoina Chatzakou, Ilias Leontiadis, Jeremy Blackburn, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Gianluca Stringhini, Nicolas Kourtellis, Athena Vakali
ACM Transactions on the Web
July 2019

BORDERPATROL: Securing BYOD Using Fine-Grained Contextual Information

Onur Zungur, Guillermo Suarez-Tangil, Gianluca Stringhini, Manuel Egele
In Proceedings of the IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN)
Portland, OR, June 2019

On the Perils of Leaking Referrers in Online Collaboration Services

Beliz Kaleli, Manuel Egele, Gianluca Stringhini
In Proceedings of the International Conference on Detection of Intrusions and Malware, and Vulnerability Assessment (DIMVA)
Gothenburg, Sweden, June 2019

A Qualitative Evaluation of Two Different Law Enforcement Approaches on Dark Net Markets

Cerys Bradley, Gianluca Stringhini
In Workshop on Attackers and Cyber-Crime Operations (WACCO)
June 2019

Who Watches the Watchmen: Exploring Complaints on the Web

Damisola Ibosiola, Ignacio Castro, Gianluca Stringhini, Gareth Tyson, Steve Uhlig
In Proceedings of the Web Conference (WWW)
San Francisco, CA, May 2019

Disinformation Warfare: Understanding State-Sponsored Trolls on Twitter and Their Influence on the Web

Savvas Zannettou, Tristan Caulfield, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Michael Sirivianos, Gianluca Stringhini, Jeremy Blackburn
In Workshop on Computational Methods in Online Misbehavior (CYBERSAFETY)
San Francisco, May 2019

Pythia: A Framework for the Automated Analysis of Web Hosting Environments

Srdjan Matic, Gareth Tyson, Gianluca Stringhini
In Proceedings of the Web Conference (WWW)
San Francisco, May 2019

Fatal Attraction: Identifying Mobile Devices Through Electromagnetic Emissions

Beatrice Perez, Mirco Musolesi, Gianluca Stringhini
In ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec)
Miami, FL, May 2019

LOBO - Evaluation of Generalization Deficiencies in Twitter Bot Classifiers

Juan Echeverria, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Nicolas Kourtellis, Ilias Leontiadis, Gianluca Stringhini, Shi Zhou
In Proceedings of the Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC)
San Juan, Puerto Rico, December 2018

Tiresias: Predicting Security Events Through Deep Learning

Yun Shen, Enrico Mariconti, Pierre-Antoine Vervier, Gianluca Stringhini
In Proceedings of the ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS)
Toronto, ON, October 2018

On the Origins of Memes by Means of Fringe Web Communities

Savvas Zannettou, Tristan Caulfield, Jeremy Blackburn, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Michael Sirivianos, Gianluca Stringhini, Guillermo Suarez-Tangil
In Proceedings of the ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC)
Boston, MA, October 2018

Proteus: Detecting Android Emulators from Instruction-Level Profiles

Onur Sahin, Ayse K Coskun, Manuel Egele
In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions, and Defenses (RAID)
Heraklion, Greece, September 2018

Taxonomist: Application Detection through Rich Monitoring Data

Emre Ates, Ozan Tuncer, Ata Turk, Vitus J. Leung, Jim Brandt, Manuel Egele, Ayse K. Coskun
In Proceedings of the International European Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing (EUROPAR)
Turin, Italy, August 2018

A Family of Droids: Analyzing Behavioral Model Based Android Malware Detection via Static and Dynamic Analysis

Lucky Onwuzurike, Enrico Mariconti, Mario Almeida, Jeremy Blackburn, Gianluca Stringhini, Emiliano De Cristofaro
In Annual Conference on Privacy, Security and Trust (PST)
Belfast, UK, August 2018

Hardware Performance Counters Can Detect Malware: Myth or Fact?

Boyou Zhou, Anmol Gupta, Rasoul Jahanshahi, Manuel Egele, Ajay Joshi
In Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS)
Incheon, Korea, June 2018

Large Scale Crowdsourcing and Characterization of Twitter Abusive Behavior

Antigoni-Maria Founta, Constantinos Djouvas, Despoina Chatzakou, Ilias Leontiadis, Jeremy Blackburn, Gianluca Stringhini, Athena Vakali, Michael Sirivianos
In AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM)
June 2018

Movie Pirates of the Caribbean: Exploring Illegal Streaming Cyberlockers

Damilola Ibisiola, Benjamin Steer, Alvaro Garcia-Recuero, Gianluca Stringhini, Steve Uhlig, Gareth Tyson
In AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM)
Palo Alto, CA, June 2018

You Are Your Metadata: Identification and Obfuscation of Social Media Users Using Metadata Information

Beatrice Perez, Mirco Musolesi, Gianluca Stringhini
In AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM)
Palo Alto, CA, June 2018

Understanding Web Archiving Services and Their (Mis)Use on Social Media

Savvas Zannettou, Jeremy Blackburn, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Michael Sirivianos, Gianluca Stringhini
In AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM)
Palo Alto, CA, June 2018

Online Diagnosis of Performance Variation in HPC Systems Using Machine Learning

Ozan Tuncer, Emre Ates, Yijia Zhang, Ata Turk, Jim Brandt, Vitus J. Leung, Manuel Egele, Ayse K. Coskun
Proceedings of the IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS)
February 2018

Nile: A Programmable Monitoring Coprocessor

Leila Delshadtehrani, Schuyler Eldridge, Sadullah Canakci, Manuel Egele, Ajay Joshi
IEEE Computer Architecture Letters
December 2017

Marmite: Spreading Malicious File Reputation Through Download Graphs

Gianluca Stringhini, Yun Shen, Yufei Han, Zhang Xiangliang
In Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC)
Orlando, FL, December 2017

Ex-Ray: Detection of History-Leaking Browser Extensions

Michael Weissbacher, Enrico Mariconti, Guillermo Suarez-Tangil, Gianluca Stringhini, William Robertson, Engin Kirda
In Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC)
Orlando, FL, December 2017

The Web Centipede: Understanding How Web Communities Influence Each Other Through the Lens of Mainstream and Alternative News Sources

Savvas Zannettou, Tristan Caulfield, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Nicolas Kourtellis, Ilias Leontiadis, Michael Sirivianos, Gianluca Stringhini, Jeremy Blackburn
In ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC)
London, UK, November 2017

POISED: Spotting Twitter Spam Off the Beaten Paths

Shirin Nilizadeh, Francois Labreche, Alireza Sadighian, Jose Fernandez, Christopher Kruegel, Gianluca Stringhini, Giovanni Vigna
In ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS)
Dallas, TX, October 2017

High-Performance Low-Energy Implementation of Cryptographic Algorithms on a Programmable SoC for IoT Devices

Boyou Zhou, Manuel Egele, Ajay Joshi
In Proceedings of the High Performance Extreme Computing Conference (HPEC)
Waltham, MA, September 2017

Semi-Automated Discovery of Server-Based Information Oversharing Vulnerabilities in Android Applications

William Koch, Abdelberi Chaabane, Manuel Egele, William Robertson, Engin Kirda
In Proceedings of the ACM International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA)
Santa Barbara, CA, July 2017

Hate Is Not Binary: Studying Abusive Behavior of \#GamerGate on Twitter

Despoina Chatzakou, Nicolas Kourtellis, Jeremy Blackburn, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Gianluca Stringhini, Athena Vakali
In ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media (HyperText)
Prague, Czech Republic, July 2017

Diagnosing Performance Variations in HPC Applications Using Machine Learning

Ozan Tuncer, Emre Ates, Yijia Zhang, Ata Turk, Jim Brandt, Vitus J. Leung, Manuel Egele, Ayse K. Coskun
In Proceedings of the ISC High Performance Conference
Frankfurt, Germany, June 2017

Mean Birds: Detecting Aggression and Bullying on Twitter

Despoina Chatzakou, Nicolas Kourtellis, Jeremy Blackburn, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Gianluca Stringhini, Athena Vakali
In International ACM Web Science Conference (WebSci)
Troy, NY, June 2017

All Your Cards Are Belong To Us: Understanding Online Carding Forums

Andreas Haslebacher, Jeremiah Onaolapo, Gianluca Stringhini
In APWG eCrime Symposium
Scottsdale, AZ, May 2017

Kek, Cucks, and God Emperor Trump: A Measurement Study of 4chan's Politically Incorrect Forum and Its Effects on the Web

Gabriel Hine, Jeremiah Onaolapo, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Nicolas Kourtellis, Ilias Leontiadis, Riginos Samaras, Gianluca Stringhini, Jeremy Blackburn
In International Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM)
Montreal, QB, May 2017

What's in a Name? Understanding Profile Name Reuse on Twitter

Enrico Mariconti, Jeremiah Onaolapo, Syed Sharique Ahmad, Nicolas Nikiforou, Manuel Egele, Nick Nikiforakis, Gianluca Stringhini
In Proceedings of the World Wide Web Conference (WWW)
Perth, Australia, April 2017

PayBreak: Defense against Cryptographic Ransomware

Eugene Kolodenker, William Koch, Gianluca Stringhini, Manuel Egele
In Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS)
Abu Dhabi, April 2017

MaMaDroid: Detecting Android Malware by Building Markov Chains of Behavioral Models

Enrico Mariconti, Lucky Onwuzurike, Panagiotis Andriotis, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Gordon Ross, Gianluca Stringhini
In ISOC Network and Distributed Systems Security Symposium (NDSS)
San Diego, CA, February 2017

Varanus: An Infrastructure for Programmable Hardware Monitoring Units

Leila Delshadtehrani, Jonathan Appavoo, Manuel Egele, Ajay Joshi, Schuyler Eldridge
In Proceedings of the Boston Area ARChitecture Workshop (BARC)
Cambridge, MA, January 2017

What Happens After You Are Pwnd: Understanding The Use of Leaked Webmail Credentials In The Wild

Jeremiah Onaolapo, Enrico Mariconti, Gianluca Stringhini
In ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC)
Santa Monica, CA, November 2016

CRiOS : Toward Large-Scale iOS Application Analysis

Damilola Orikogbo, Matthias B\"uchler, Manuel Egele
In Proceedings of the ACM CCS Workshop on Security and Privacy in Smartphones and Mobile Devices (SPSM)
Vienna, Austria, October 2016

EmailProfiler: Spearphishing Filtering with Header and Stylometric Features of Emails

Sevtap Duman, Kubra Kalkan-Cakmakci, Manuel Egele, William Robertson, Engin Kirda
In Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC)
Atlanta, GA, June 2016

Why Allowing Profile Name Reuse Is A Bad Idea

Enrico Mariconti, Jeremiah Onaolapo, Syed Sharique Ahmad, Nicolas Nikiforou, Manuel Egele, Nick Nikiforakis, Gianluca Stringhini
In Proceedings of the European Workshop on System Security (EUROSEC)
London, UK, April 2016

Towards Automated Dynamic Analysis for Linux-Based Embedded Firmware

Daming D. Chen, Manuel Egele, Maverick Woo, David Brumley
In Proceedings of Network and Distributed Systems Security Symposium (NDSS)
San Diego, CA, February 2016

Are Payment Card Contracts Unfair?

Steven Murdoch, Ingolf Becker, Ruba Abu-Salma, Ross Anderson, Nicholas Bohm, Alice Hutchings, Angela Sasse, Gianluca Stringhini
In Financial Cryptography and Data Security Conference
Barbados, February 2016

Drops for Stuff: An Analysis of Reshipping Mule Scams

Shuang Hao, Kevin Borgolte, Nick Nikiforakis, Gianluca Stringhini, Manuel Egele, Michael Eubanks, Brian Krebs, Giovanni Vigna
In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS)
Denver, CO, November 2015

Towards Detecting Compromised Accounts on Social Networks

Manuel Egele, Gianluca Stringhini, Christopher Kruegel, Giovanni Vigna
IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC)
September 2015

EvilCohort: Detecting Communities of Malicious Accounts on Online Services

Gianluca Stringhini, Pierre Mourlanne, Gregoire Jacob, Manuel Egele, Christopher Kruegel, Giovanni Vigna
In Proceedings of the USENIX Security Symposium
Washington, D.C., August 2015

On the Security and Engineering Implications of Finer-Grained Access Controls for Android Developers and Users

Yanick Fratantonio, Antonio Bianchi, William Robertson, Manuel Egele, Christopher Kruegel, Engin Kirda, Giovanni Vigna
In Proceedings of the Detection of Intrusions and Malware, and Vulnerability Assessment (DIMVA)
Milano, Italy, July 2015

Quit Playing Games With My Heart: Understanding Online Dating Scams

JingMin Huang, Gianluca Stringhini, Peng Yong
In Conference on Detection of Intrusions and Malware and Vulnerability Assessment (DIMVA)
Milan, Italy, July 2015

That Ain't You: Blocking Spearphishing Through Behavioral Modelling

Olivier Thonnard, Gianluca Stringhini
In Conference on Detection of Intrusions and Malware and Vulnerability Assessment (DIMVA)
Milan, Italy, July 2015

EdgeMiner: Automatically Detecting Implicit Control Flow Transitions through the Android Framework

Yinzhi Cao, Yanick Fratantonio, Antonio Bianchi, Manuel Egele, Christopher Kruegel, Giovanni Vigna, Yan Chen
In Proceedings of Network and Distributed Systems Security Symposium (NDSS)
San Diego, CA, February 2015

The Dark Alleys of Madison Avenue: Understanding Malicious Advertisements

Apostolis Zarras, Alexandros Kapravelos, Gianluca Stringhini, Thorsten Holz, Christopher Kruegel, Giovanni Vigna
In ACM SIGCOMM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC)
Vancouver, BC, November 2014

Blanket Execution: Dynamic Similarity Testing for Program Binaries and Components

Manuel Egele, Maverick Woo, Peter Chapman, David Brumley
In Proceedings of the USENIX Security Symposium
San Diego, CA, August 2014

An Empirical Study of Cryptographic Misuse in Android Applications

Manuel Egele, David Brumley, Yanick Fratantonio, Christopher Kruegel
In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS)
Berlin, Germany, November 2013

Follow the Green: Growth and Dynamics in Twitter Follower Markets

Gianluca Stringhini, Gang Wang, Manuel Egele, Christopher Kruegel, Giovanni Vigna, Haitao Zheng, Ben Y. Zhao
In Proceedings of the ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC)
Barcelona, Spain, October 2013

Compa: Detecting Compromised Accounts on Social Networks.

Manuel Egele, Gianluca Stringhini, Christopher Kruegel, Giovanni Vigna
In Proceedings of the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS)
San Diego, CA, February 2013

Poultry Markets: On the Underground Economy of Twitter Followers

Gianluca Stringhini, Manuel Egele, Christopher Kruegel, Giovanni Vigna
SIGCOMM Computer Communications Review
September 2012

B@bel: Leveraging Email Delivery for Spam Mitigation.

Gianluca Stringhini, Manuel Egele, Apostolis Zarras, Thorsten Holz, Christopher Kruegel, Giovanni Vigna
In Proceedings of the USENIX Security Symposium
Bellevue, WA, August 2012

Poultry Markets: On the Underground Economy of Twitter Followers

Gianluca Stringhini, Manuel Egele, Christopher Kruegel, Giovanni Vigna
In Proceedings of the ACM Workshop on Online Social Networks (WOSN)
Helsinki, Finnland, August 2012

PoX: Protecting Users from Malicious Facebook Applications

Manuel Egele, Andreas Moser, Christopher Kruegel, Engin Kirda
Elsevier Computer Communications
July 2012

A Survey on Automated Dynamic Malware-Analysis Techniques and Tools

Manuel Egele, Theodoor Scholte, Engin Kirda, Christopher Kruegel
ACM Computing Surveys
March 2012

MoCFI: A Framework to Mitigate Control-Flow Attacks on Smartphones.

Lucas Davi, Alexandra Dmitrienko, Manuel Egele, Thomas Fischer, Thorsten Holz, Ralf Hund, Stefan N\"urnberger, Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi
In Proceedings of Network and Distributed Systems Security Symposium (NDSS)
San Diego, CA, February 2012

Hit'em Where It Hurts: A Live Security Exercise on Cyber Situational Awareness

Adam Doup\'e, Manuel Egele, Benjamin Caillat, Gianluca Stringhini, Gorkem Yakin, Ali Zand, Ludovico Cavedon, Giovanni Vigna
In Proceedings of the Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC)
Orlando, FL, December 2011

CFI Goes Mobile: Control-Flow Integrity for Smartphones

Lucas Davi, Alexandra Dmitrienko, Manuel Egele, Thomas Fischer, Thorsten Holz, Ralf Hund, Stefan N\"urnberger, Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi
In Proceedings of the International Workshop on Trustworthy Embedded Devices (TrustED)
Leuven, Belgium, September 2011

Challenges for Dynamic Analysis of iOS Applications

Martin Szydlowski, Manuel Egele, Christopher Kruegel, Giovanni Vigna
In Proceedings of the iNetSec Workshop on Open Research Problems in Network Security
Luzerne, Switzerland, June 2011

PoX: Protecting Users from Malicious Facebook Applications

Manuel Egele, Andreas Moser, Christopher Kruegel, Engin Kirda
In Proceedings of the IEEE International Workshop on Security and Social Networking (SESOC)
Seattle, WA, March 2011

PiOS: Detecting Privacy Leaks in iOS Applications.

Manuel Egele, Christopher Kruegel, Engin Kirda, Giovanni Vigna
In Proceedings of Network and Distributed Systems Security Symposium (NDSS)
San Diego, CA, February 2011

Removing Web Spam Links from Search Engine Results

Manuel Egele, Clemens Kolbitsch, Christian Platzer
Journal in Computer Virology
February 2011

Organizing Large Scale Hacking Competitions

Nicholas Childers, Bryce Boe, Lorenzo Cavallaro, Ludovico Cavedon, Marco Cova, Manuel Egele, Giovanni Vigna
In Proceedings of the International Conference on Detection of Intrusions and Malware, and Vulnerability Assessment (DIMVA)
Bonn, Germany, July 2010

A Solution for the Automated Detection of Clickjacking Attacks

Marco Balduzzi, Manuel Egele, Engin Kirda, Davide Balzarotti, Christopher Kruegel
In Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS)
Bejing, China, April 2010

Captcha Smuggling: Hijacking Web Browsing Sessions to Create Captcha Farms

Manuel Egele, Leyla Bilge, Engin Kirda, Christopher Kruegel
In Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC)
Sierre, Switzerland, March 2010

Defending Browsers against Drive-by Downloads: Mitigating Heap-Spraying Code Injection Attacks

Manuel Egele, Peter Wurzinger, Christopher Kruegel, Engin Kirda
In Proceedings of the Detection of Intrusions and Malware, and Vulnerability Assessment (DIMVA)
Milan, Italy, July 2009

Removing Web Spam Links from Search Engine Results

Manuel Egele, Christopher Kruegel, Engin Kirda
In Proceedings of the European Institute for Computer Antivirus Research Conference
Berlin, Germany, May 2009

Mitigating Drive-by Download Attacks: Challenges and Open Problems

Manuel Egele, Engin Kirda, Christopher Kruegel
In Proceedings of the iNetSec Workshop on Open Research Problems in Network Security
Zurich, Switzerland, April 2009

Panorama: Capturing System-Wide Information Flow for Malware Detection and Analysis

Heng Yin, Dawn Song, Manuel Egele, Christopher Kruegel, Engin Kirda
In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS)
Alexandria, VA, October 2007

Dynamic Spyware Analysis.

Manuel Egele, Christopher Kruegel, Engin Kirda, Heng Yin, Dawn Xiaodong Song
In Proceedings of the USENIX Annual Technical Conference (ATC)
Santa Clara, CA, June 2007

Using Static Program Analysis to Aid Intrusion Detection

Manuel Egele, Martin Szydlowski, Engin Kirda, Christopher Kruegel
In Proceedings of the International Conference on Detection of Intrusions and Malware, and Vulnerability Assessment (DIMVA)
Berlin, Germany, July 2006