IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security
4–6 October 2021 // Virtual Conference

Accepted Papers

Device-Centric Detection and Mitigation of Diameter Signaling Attacks against Mobile Core
Zhaowei Tan, Boyan Ding and Zhehui Zhang (UCLA, USA); Qianru Li (UCLA); Yunqi Guo (UCLA, USA); Songwu Lu (University of California at Los Angeles, USA)

A Model Obfuscation Approach to IoT Security
Yunqi Guo and Zhaowei Tan (UCLA, USA); Kaiyuan Chen (UC Berkeley, USA); Songwu Lu (University of California at Los Angeles, USA); Ying Nian Wu (UCLA, USA)

Mitigating Energy Depletion Attacks in IoT via Random Time-Slotted Channel Access
Savio Sciancalepore (Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), The Netherlands); Pietro Tedeschi (Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar); Usman Riasat (Hamad Bin Khalifa University, The Netherlands); Roberto Di Pietro (Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar)

Vibe: An Implicit Two-Factor Authentication using Vibration Signals
Eric Husa and Reza Tourani (Saint Louis University, USA)

Understanding and Mitigating Privacy Leaks from Third-Party Smart Speaker Apps
Abrar S. Alrumayh, Sarah M. Lehman and Chiu C. Tan (Temple University, USA)

Translating Intrusion Alerts to Cyberattack Stages using Pseudo-Active Transfer Learning (PATRL)
Stephen Moskal and Shanchieh Jay Yang (Rochester Institute of Technology, USA)

On Game-theoretic Computation Power Diversification in the Bitcoin Mining Network
Suhan Jiang and Jie Wu (Temple University, USA)

An uneven game of hide and seek: Hiding botnet CnC by encrypting IPs in DNS records
Martin Fejrskov (Telenor Denmark); Jens M. Pedersen (Aalborg University, Denmark); Leon Böck (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany); Emmanouil Vasilomanolakis (Aalborg University, Denmark)

SPON: Enabling Resilient Inter-Ledgers Payments with an Intrusion-Tolerant Overlay
Lucian A Trestioreanu (University of Luxembourg & Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SNT), Luxembourg); Cristina Nita-Rotaru (Northeastern University, USA); Aanchal Malhotra (Boston University, USA); Radu State (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)

GADoT: GAN-based Adversarial Training for Robust DDoS Attack Detection
Maged Abdelaty (Fondazione Bruno Kessler & University of Trento, Italy); Sandra Scott-Hayward (Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Roberto Doriguzzi-Corin and Domenico Siracusa (Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy)

DREVAN: Deep Reinforcement Learning-based Vulnerability-Aware Network Adaptations for Resilient Networks
Qisheng Zhang (Virginia Tech, USA); Jin-Hee Cho (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, USA); Terrence J. Moore and Frederica Nelson (Army Research Laboratory, USA)

Very Pwnable Network: Cisco AnyConnect Security Analysis
Gerbert Roitburd and Matthias Ortmann (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany); Matthias Hollick (Technische Universität Darmstadt & Secure Mobile Networking Lab, Germany); Jiska Classen (Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany)

Privacy, Security and Utility Analysis of Differentially Private CPES Data
Md Tamjid Hossain and Shahriar Badsha (University of Nevada, Reno, USA); Haoting Shen (UNR, USA)

HiveGuard: A Network Security Monitoring Architecture for Zigbee Networks
Dimitrios-Georgios Akestoridis and Patrick Tague (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)

"X-Phish: Days of Future Past": Adaptive & Privacy Preserving Phishing Detection
Shalin Deval (Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur, India); Meenakshi Tripathi (MNIT Jaipur, India); Bruhadeshwar Bezawada (Indian Institute of Technology Jammu, India); Indrakshi Ray (Colorado State University, USA)

A Hierarchical Architecture and Probabilistic Strategy for Collaborative Intrusion Detection
Christoph Hardegen, Mike Petersen and Chukwuebuka Ezelu (Fulda University of Applied Sciences, Germany); Timo Geier (Hochschule Fulda - University of Applied Science, Germany); Sebastian Rieger (Fulda University of Applied Sciences, Germany); Ulrich Buehler (University of Applied Sciences Fulda, Germany)

EthClipper: A Clipboard Meddling Attack on Hardware Wallets with Address Verification Evasion
Nikolay Ivanov and Qiben Yan (Michigan State University, USA)

PORTFILER: Port-Level Network Profiling for Self-Propagating Malware Detection
Talha Ongun, Oliver Spohngellert, Benjamin Miller, Simona Boboila, Alina Oprea and Tina Eliassi-Rad (Northeastern University, USA); Jason Dale Hiser, Alastair Nottingham, Jack Davidson and Malathi Veeraraghavan (University of Virginia, USA)

Unconditional Authentication for Constrained Applications via Strong PUFs
Ahmed Bendary (The Ohio State University); Can Emre Koksal (The Ohio State University, USA); Daniel Canaday (Potomac Research LLC, USA); Andrew Pomerance (University of Maryland, USA)

A Symmetric Cipher Response-Based Cryptography Engine Accelerated Using GPGPU
Jordan Wright (Northern Arizona University, USA); Zane Fink (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA); Michael Gowanlock, Christopher R Philabaum, Brian Donnelly and Bertrand Cambou (Northern Arizona University, USA)

ConMan: A Connection Manipulation-based Attack Against Bitcoin Networking
Wenjun Fan (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China); Sang-Yoon Chang (University of Colorado Colorado Springs, USA); Xiaobo Zhou (University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, USA); Shouhuai Xu (University of Colorado Colorado Springs, USA)

HoneyBog: A Hybrid Webshell Honeypot Framework against Command Injection
Songsong Liu, Pengbin Feng and Kun Sun (George Mason University, USA)

CUPS Hijacking in Mobile RAN Slicing: Modeling, Prototyping, and Analysis
Rupendra Nath Nath Mitra (University of Edinburgh & Ericsson Inc., United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Mohamed M Kassem (University of Surrey, United Kingdom (Great Britain)); Jon Larrea and Mahesh K Marina (The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom (Great Britain))

Context-Aware IoT Device Functionality Extraction from Specifications for Ensuring Consumer Security
Upakar Paudel and Andy Dolan (Colorado State University, USA); Suryadipta Majumdar (Concordia University, Canada); Indrakshi Ray (Colorado State University, USA)

LICE: Lightweight certificate enrollment for IoT using application layer security
Joel Höglund (RISE, Sweden); Shahid Raza (RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, Sweden)

Automatic Detection of Android Steganography Apps via Symbolic Execution and Tree Matching
Wenhao Chen, Li Lin, Jennifer Newman and Yong Guan (Iowa State University, USA)

Hiding the Topology of an IEEE 802.15.4 Network with Limited Energy
Sara Beatriz Schwarz (Duke University & Carnegie Mellon University, USA); Dimitrios-Georgios Akestoridis and Patrick Tague (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); Hanan Hibshi (Carnegie Mellon University & King Abdul-Aziz University, USA)

CompKey: Exploiting Computer's Electromagnetic Radiation for Secret Key Generation
Fangfang Yang (UC Riverside, USA); Mohammad A Islam (University of Texas at Arlington, USA); Fan Wu (Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China); Shaolei Ren (University of California, Riverside, USA)

Artificial Packet-Pair Dispersion (APPD): A Blackbox Approach to Verifying the Integrity of NFV Service Chains
Abu Saleh Muhammad Asadujjaman and Momen Oqaily (Concordia University, Canada); Yosr Jarraya (Ericsson Canada, Canada); Suryadipta Majumdar (Concordia University, Canada); Makan Pourzandi (Ericsson, Canada); Lingyu Wang and Mourad Debbabi (Concordia University, Canada)

Chimera: Autonomous Planning and Orchestration for Malware Deception
Md Mazharul Islam (University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA); Ashutosh Dutta (UNC Charotte, USA); Md Sajidul Islam Sajid (University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA); Ehab Al-Shaer (Carnegie Mellon University, USA); Jinpeng Wei (University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA); Sadegh Farhang (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)

iAttackGen: Generative Synthesis of False Data Injection Attacks in Cyber-physical Systems
Md Hasan Shahriar, Alvi Ataur Khalil and Mohammad Ashiqur Rahman (Florida International University, USA); Mohammad Hossein Manshaei (Florida International University & Isfahan University of Technology, USA); Dong Chen (Florida International University, USA)

A Game-Theoretic Approach for Probabilistic Cooperative Jamming Strategies over Parallel Wireless Channels
Zhifan Xu, Melike Baykal-Gursoy and Predrag Spasojević (Rutgers University, USA)