TrustDroid

Analysis of the trust relationships between the various components of smartphones and the surrounding ecosystem

This project aims at characterizing and analyzing the trust relationships between the various components of smartphones and the surrounding ecosystem (users, communication infrastructure, application markets), in order to identify possible weaknesses in the system, to develop novel mechanisms and policies to mitigate them, and to better protect smartphone OSes, applications, and users.

Publications

2015 (8 publications)

Drops for Stuff: An Analysis of Reshipping Mule Scams S. Hao, K. Borgolte, N. Nikiforakis, G. Stringhini, M. Egele, M. Eubanks, B. Krebs, G. Vigna Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2015) BibTeX PDF (2.1 MB)

NJAS: Sandboxing Unmodified Applications in non-rooted Devices Running Stock Android A. Bianchi, Y. Fratantonio, C. Kruegel, G. Vigna Proceedings of the ACM Workshop on Security and Privacy in Smartphones and Mobile Devices (SPSM 2015) BibTeX PDF (628.3 KB)

CLAPP: Characterizing Loops in Android Applications Y. Fratantonio, A. K. Machiry, A. Bianchi, C. Kruegel, G. Vigna Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (FSE 2015) BibTeX PDF (335.6 KB)

EvilCohort: Detecting Communities Of Malicious Accounts On Online Services G. Stringhini, P. Mourlanne, G. Jacob, M. Egele, C. Kruegel, G. Vigna Proceedings of the USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security 2015) BibTeX PDF (924.6 KB)

Meerkat: Detecting Website Defacements through Image-based Object Recognition K. Borgolte, C. Kruegel, G. Vigna Proceedings of the USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security 2015) BibTeX PDF (2.1 MB)

On the Security and Engineering Implications of Finer-Grained Access Controls for Android Developers and Users Y. Fratantonio, A. Bianchi, W. Robertson, M. Egele, C. Kruegel, E. Kirda, G. Vigna Proceedings of the Conference on Detection of Intrusions and Malware & Vulnerability Assessment (DIMVA 2015) BibTeX PDF (814.6 KB)

What the App is That? Deception and Countermeasures in the Android User Interface A. Bianchi, J. Corbetta, L. Invernizzi, Y. Fratantonio, C. Kruegel, G. Vigna Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (SSP 2015) BibTeX PDF (827.3 KB)

EdgeMiner: Automatically Detecting Implicit Control Flow Transitions through the Android Framework Y. Cao, Y. Fratantonio, A. Bianchi, M. Egele, C. Kruegel, G. Vigna, Y. Chen Proceedings of the ISOC Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2015) BibTeX PDF (279.9 KB)

2014 (1 publication)

The Dark Alleys of Madison Avenue: Understanding Malicious Advertisements A. Zarras, A. Kapravelos, G. Stringhini, T. Holz, C. Kruegel, G. Vigna Proceedings of the ACM Internet Measurement Conference (ICM 2014) BibTeX PDF (353.8 KB)

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Nov. 24, 2015, 10:52 a.m.