SEAL got a paper accepted at Financial Crypto 2017

SEAL team got one paper accepted by Financial Crypto 2017. The paper is titled “Graph Encryption for Exact Shortest Distance Queries with Efficient Updates”, and the acceptance rate of the conference this year was 25%. The paper looks into the broader direction of SEAL of realizing privacy preserving analytics, particularly by enabling privacy while computing basic functions on graphs. Congratulations to SEAL.

One paper on DNS transparency has been accepted at IEEE HotWeb 2016

One paper by SEAL researchers has been accepted for presentation at the Fourth IEEE Workshop on Hot Topics in Web Systems and Technologies (IEEE HotWeb 2016) to be held from October 24 to 25 in Washington, D.C., USA. The paper is entitled “Transparency in the New gTLD Era: Evaluating the DNS Centralized Zone Data Service” and is co-authored with Seong Hoon Jeong, summer visitor from Korea University. Congratulations to Ah Reum, Seong Hoon and others!

  • Ah Reum Kang, Seong Hoon Jeong, Steve Ko, Kui Ren, and Aziz Mohaisen. “Transparency in the New gTLD Era: Evaluating the DNS Centralized Zone Data Service”. In Proceeding of the Fourth IEEE Workshop on Hot Topics in Web Systems and Technologies, IEEE HotWeb 2016, Washington, D.C., USA, October 24-25, 2016.

Five Extended Abstracts (posters) Were Accepted at IEEE CNS 2016

Five posters by SEAL researchers have been accepted for presentation at IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (IEEE CNS 2016) to be held from October 17 to 19 in Philadelphia, PA, USA. The posters summarize some of our recent work on measurements, security analyics, threat attribution, and machine learning applications to security. The posters are entitled

  • A User Study of the Effectiveness of Typosquatting Techniques (with Jeff and Ah Reum)
  • Assessing DNS Privacy under Partial Deployment of Special-Use Domain Names (with Ah Reum Kang) 
  • Transparency of the new gTLD’s Centralized Zone Data Service: A Measurement Study (with Ah Reum, Seong Hoon, Steve and Kui) 
  • Assessing DNS Privacy under Partial Deployment of Special-Use Domain Names (with Ah Reum and Kui) 
  • WHAP: Web-Hacking Profiling Using Case-Based Reasoning (with Mee Lan, Ah Reum, and Huy Kang)

Congrats to all authors, particluarly current SEAL members, Jeff and Ah Reum!

Paper accepted at ARES 2016

One paper by SEAL researchers has been accepted for presentation at the International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES 2016) to be held from August 29 to August 31 in Salzburg, Austria. The paper is on assessing the landscape of domain name typosquatting and is authored by Jeffrey Spaulding. Congratulations to Jeff on his first paper!

Poster accepted at ACM SIGCOMM 2016

One poster by SEAL researchers has been accepted for presentation at the ACM Special Interest Group on Data Communication (ACM SIGCOMM 2016) to be held from August 22 to 26 in Florianópolis, Brazil. The poster is entitled “A Longitudinal Analysis of .i2p Leakage in the Public DNS Infrastructure” and is authored with collaborators from Korea University. Congratulations to all authors.

Paper accepted at ERMIS 2016

One paper by SEAL researchers has been accepted for presentation at the Workshop on Empirical Research Methods in Information Security (ERMIS 2016) at WWW 2016 to be held from April 11 to April 15 in Montreal, Canada. The paper is entitled “Chains of Distrust: Towards Understanding Certificates Used for Signing Malicious Applications” and is authored by Omar Alrawi. Congratulations to Omar!