• Prognosis Negative: Evaluating Real-Time Behavioral Ransomware Detectors pdf
  • NATting Else Matters: Evaluating IPv6 Access Control Policies in Residential Networks pdf
  • Kiss from a Rogue: Evaluating Detectability of Pay-at-the-Pump Card Skimmers pdf
  • Digital Healthcare-Associated Infection: A Case Study on the Security of a Major Multi-Campus Hospital System pdf
  • Fear the Reaper: Characterization and Fast Detection of Card Skimmers pdf
  • SoK: “Plug & Pray” Today – Understanding USB Insecurity in Versions 1 through C pdf
  • The Cards Aren’t Alright: Detecting Counerfeit Gift Cards Using Encoding Jitter pdf
  • Sonar: Detecting SS7 Redirection Attacks with Audio-Based Distance Bounding pdf
  • Making USB Great Again with USBFILTER pdf
  • CryptoLock (and Drop It): Stopping Ransomware Attacks on User Data pdf
  • Sending out an SMS: Characterizing the SMS Ecosystem with Public Gateways pdf
  • OnionDNS: A Seizure-Resistant Top-Level Domain pdf
  • Mo(bile) Money, Mo(bile) Problems: Analysis of Branchless Banking Applications pdf


  • Characterizing the Security of the SMS Ecosystem with Public Gateways
  • OnionDNS: A seizure-resistant top-level domain pdf
  • Mo(bile) Money, Mo(bile) Problems: Analysis of Branchless Banking Applications pdf
  • *droid: Assessment and Evaluation of Android Application Analysis Tools pdf


  • Making Sense of the Ransomware Mess (and Planning a Sensible Path Forward)


  • Security bypass environment for circumventing a security application in a computing environment (US 8914857)

Media Coverage

  • WannaCry Has a More Lucrative Cousin That Mines Cryptocurrency for Its Masters, MIT Technology Review (05/17/2017)

  • Texas Computer Users Are Prime Targets for Ransomware, Texas Standard (02/27/2017)

  • Could hackers really take over a hotel? WIRED explains, WIRED UK (02/02/2017)

  • Why Ransomware Is the Perfect Hack, HowStuffWorks (01/07/2017)

  • CryptoDrop: Prevent Ransomware Attacks By Stopping Encryption Early, ipswitch Blog (09/01/2016)

  • A New Way to Mitigate USB Risks, BankInfoSecurity (08/19/2016)

  • Finally, a way to defang ransomware, GCN (08/02/2016)

  • Two Ways to Stop Ransomware in Its Tracks, MIT Technology Review (07/29/2016)

  • Security Now 569: Messenger, CryptoDrop, & Riffle, TWiT (07/19/2016) [Coverage begins at 1:56:32]

  • Stopping ransomware in its tracks, Network World (07/19/2016)

  • Real-Life Mr. Robots Dropped A Stop On Ransomware But Mr. Robot Scriptwriters Didn’t Get The Memo, Forbes (07/14/2016)

  • CryptoDrop: Erpressungssoftware wird auf frischer Tat ertappt, Spiegel Online (07/14/2016)

  • Florida researchers claim to discover cure for the common ransomware, SC Magazine (07/13/2016)

  • Researchers Unleash Ransomware Annihilation, BankInfoSecurity (07/12/2016)

  • Ransomware ‘stopped’ by new software, BBC (07/12/2016)

  • Florida U boffins think they’ve defeated all ransomware, The Register (07/12/2016)

  • Could this be the answer to the ransomware threat?, Consumer Affairs (07/11/2016)

  • CryptoDrop Gives Users Hope to Prevent Ransomware Infections in the Future, Softpedia (07/11/2016)

  • This Anti-Ransomware Tool Could Save You Hundreds of Pounds, Huffington Post UK (07/11/2016)