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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

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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

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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

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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

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Nile: A Programmable Monitoring Coprocessor
Leila Delshadtehrani, Schuyler Eldridge, Sadullah Canakci, Manuel Egele, Ajay Joshi
IEEE Computer Architecture Letters, December 2017

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Poultry Markets: On the Underground Economy of Twitter Followers
Gianluca Stringhini, Manuel Egele, Christopher Kruegel, Giovanni Vigna
SIGCOMM Computer Communications Review, September 2012

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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

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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

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PoX: Protecting Users from Malicious Facebook Applications
Manuel Egele, Andreas Moser, Christopher Kruegel, Engin Kirda
Elsevier Computer Communications, July 2012

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A Survey on Automated Dynamic Malware-Analysis Techniques and Tools
Manuel Egele, Theodoor Scholte, Engin Kirda, Christopher Kruegel
ACM Computing Surveys, March 2012

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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Removing Web Spam Links from Search Engine Results
Manuel Egele, Clemens Kolbitsch, Christian Platzer
Journal in Computer Virology, February 2011

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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