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2018

Journal articles
  1. Bo Sun, Akinori Fujino, Tatsuya Mori, Tao Ban, Takeshi Takahashi, and Daisuke Inoue, “Automatically Generating Malware Analysis Reports Using Sandbox Logs,” IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, Vol. Exxx-D, No.x, pp.-, xxx. 2018. (in press)
  2. T. Watanabe, M. Akiyama, T. Sakai, H. Washizaki, and T. Mori,
    Understanding the Inconsistency between Behaviors and Descriptions of Mobile Apps,”
    IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, Vol. Exxx-D, No.x, pp.-, Oct. 2018. (in press)
  3. D. Chiba, M. Akiyama, T. Yagi, K. Hato, T. Mori, and S. Goto, “DomainChroma: Building Actionable Threat Intelligence from Malicious Domain Names,” Elsevier Computers & Security, Volume 77, Pages 138-161, August 2018 [PDF]
  4. S. Mizuno, M. Hatada, T. Mori, and S. Goto, “Detecting Malware-infected Devices Using the HTTP Header Patterns,” IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, Vol. E101-D, No.5, pp.1370-1379, May. 2018. [PDF]
  5. B. Sun, X. Luo, M. Akiyama, T. Watanabe and T. Mori, “PADetective: A Systematic Approach to Automate Detection of Promotional Attackers in Mobile App Store,” Journal of Information Processing (JIP), vol. 26, pp. 212-223, April 2018 https://doi.org/10.2197/ipsjjip.26.212
  6. D. Chiba, T. Yagi, M. Akiyama, T. Shibahara, T. Mori, and S. Goto, “DomainProfiler: Towards Accurate and Early Discovery of Domain Names Abused in Future,” International Journal of Information Security, vol. xx, no. xx, pp. 1–20, 2018 [PDF] DOI:10.1007/s10207-017-0396-7
Conference Proceedings
  1. M. Juuti, B. Sun, T. Mori, and N. Asokan, “Stay On-Topic: Generating Context-specific Fake Restaurant Reviews,” Proceedings of the 23rd European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS 2018), pp. 132–151, September 2018 (acceptance rate: 56/283=19.8%) [Springer]
  2. S. Wakabayashi, S. Maruyama, T. Mori, S. Goto, M. Kinugawa, and Y. Hayashi, “A Feasibility Study of Radio-frequency Retroreflector Attack,” Proceedings of the 12th USENIX Workshop on Offensive Technologies (WOOT 2018), August 2018. (BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARD) [PDF]
  3. K. Yoshida, H. Imai, N. Serizawa, T. Mori, and A. Kanaoka, “Understanding the Origins of Weak Cryptographic Algorithms Used for Signing Android Apps,” In Proceedings of the 10th IEEE International Workshop on Security Aspects in Processes and Services Engineering (SAPSE 2018), pp. 713–718, July 2018. [IEEE Xplore]
  4. E. Pariwono, D. Chiba, M. Akiyama, and T. Mori, “Don’t throw me away: Threats Caused by the Abandoned Internet Resources Used by Android Apps,” Proceedings of the 13th ACM ASIA Conference on Information, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS 2018), pp. 147–158, June 2018 (acceptance rate: 62/310=20.0%) [PDF]
  5. T. Watanabe, E. Shioji, M. Akiyama, K. Sasaoka, T. Yagi, and T. Mori, “User Blocking Considered Harmful? An Attacker-controllable Side Channel to Identify Social Accounts,”
    Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy (Euro S&P 2018), pp. 323–337, April 2018 (acceptance rate: 33/144=22.9%). [IEEE Xplore
Preprints
  1. Takuya Watanabe, Eitaro Shioji, Mitsuaki Akiyama, Keito Sasaoka, Takeshi Yagi, Tatsuya Mori, “User Blocking Considered Harmful? An Attacker-controllable Side Channel to Identify Social Accounts,” arXiv:1805.05085 [cs.CR], May 2018.
  2. Mika Juuti, Bo Sun, Tatsuya Mori, N. Asokan, “Stay On-Topic: Generating Context-specific Fake Restaurant Reviews,” arXiv:1805.02400 [cs.CR] May 2018
Posters
  1. K. Mori, Y. Zhou, and T. Mori, “Understanding the Propensity of Password Creation: Comparative Analysis of Three Language Spheres,” (poster presentation), Proc. of the 14th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2018), Augst 2018 (acceptance rate: 69.0%=40/58)

2017

Journal articles
  1. T. Kimura, K. Ishibashi, T. Mori, H. Sawada, T. Toyono, K. Nishimatsu, A. Watanabe, A. Shimoda, and K. Shiomoto, “Network Event Extraction from Log Data with Nonnegative Tensor Factorization,” IEICE Transactions on Communications, Vol.E100-B, No.10, pp.1865-1878, Oct. 2017.
  2. M. Hatada and T. Mori, “Finding New Varieties of Malware with the Classification of Network Behavior,” IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, Vol. E100-D, No. 8, pp. 1691–1702, Aug. 2017 [PDF]
  3. T. Watanabe, M. Akiyama, and T. Mori, “Tracking the Human Mobility Using Mobile Device Sensors,” IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, Vol. E100-D, No. 8, pp. 1680–1690, Aug. 2017 [PDF]
  4. Y. Haga, Y. Takata, M. Akiyama, and T. Mori, “Building a Scalable Web Tracking Detection System: Implementation and the Empirical Study,” IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, Vol. 100-D, No.
    8, pp. 1663–1670, Aug. 2017 [PDF]
  5. Y. Ishii, T. Watanabe, M. Akiyama, and T. Mori, “APPraiser: A large scale analysis of Android clone apps,” IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, Vol. E100-D, No. 8, pp. 1703–1713, Aug. 2017 [PDF]
  6. M. Akiyama, T. Yagi, T. Yada, T. Mori, and Y. Kadobayashi, “Analyzing the Ecosystem of Malicious URL Redirection Through Longitudinal Observation from Honeypots,” Elsevier Computers & Security, vol. 69, pp. 155–173, Aug. 2017 [abstract]
  7. 衣川昌宏,林優一,森達哉 “意図的な電磁妨害時にハードウェアトロイよって引き起こされる情報漏えい評価” 電気学会論文誌A,Vol. 137, No. 3, pp. 153–157, 2017年3月 [JSTAGE]
Conference Proceedings
  1. Y. Ishii, T. Watanabe, F. Kanei, Y. Takata, E. Shioji, M. Akiyama, T. Yagi, B. Sun and T. Mori, “Understanding the Security Management of Global Third-Party Android Marketplaces,” Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on App Market Analytics (WAMA 2017), September 2017 [ACM DL]
  2. M. Hatada and T. Mori, “Detecting and Classifying Android PUAs by similarity of DNS queries,” Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International COMPSAC Workshop on Network Technologies for Security, Administration and Protection (NETSAP 2017), pp. 590-595, July 2017 [PDF]
  3. B. Sun, X. Luo, M. Akiyama, T. Watanabe and T. Mori, “Characterizing Promotional Attacks in Mobile App Store,” Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Applications and Techniques in Information Security (ATIS 2017), pp. 113-127, July 2017 (BEST PAPER AWARD). [Springer]
  4. D. Chiba, M. Akiyama, T. Yagi, T. Yada, T. Mori, and S. Goto, “DomainChroma: Providing Optimal Countermeasures against Malicious Domain Names,” Proceedings of the 41st Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference (COMPSAC 2017), July 2017 (acceptance rate: 25%). [IEEE Xplore]
  5. T. Watanabe, M. Akiyama, F. Kanei, E. Shioji, Y. Takata, B. Sun, Y. Ishii, T. Shibahara, T. Yagi and T. Mori, “Understanding the Origins of Mobile App Vulnerabilities: A Large-scale Measurement Study of Free and Paid Apps,” Proceedings of IEEE/ACM 14th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories (MSR 2017), May 2017 (acceptance rate: 27.2%=43/158) [IEEE Xplore]
  6. S. Mizuno, M. Hatada, T. Mori, and S. Goto, “BotDetector: A robust and scalable approach toward detecting malware-infected devices,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2017), May 2017. (acceptance rate, ICC CISS: 30.5%=84/275) [IEEE Xplore]
Preprint
  1. Seita Maruyama, Satohiro Wakabayashi, Tatsuya Mori “Trojan of Things: Embedding Malicious NFC Tags into Common Objects,” arXiv:1702.07124 [cs.CR]
  2. T. Watanabe, M. Akiyama, F. Kanei, E. Shioji, Y. Takata, B. Sun, Y. Ishi, T. Shibahara, T. Yagi, T. Mori, “A Study on the Vulnerabilities of Mobile Apps associated with Software Modules,” arXiv:1702.03112 [cs.CR]
Posters
  1. S. Maruyama, S. Wakabayashi, and Tatsuya Mori, “TOUCHFLOOD: A Novel Class of Attacks against Capacitive Touchscreens“, (poster presentation) Proc. of ACM CCS 2017, pp. 2551–2553, Oct 2017. [paper][poster] (acceptance rate: 65.5%=36/55)
  2. S. Wakabayashi, S. Maruyama, T. Mori, S. Goto, M. Kinugawa, and Y. Hayashi, “Is Active Electromagnetic Side-channel Attack Practical?“, (poster presentation) Proc. of ACM CCS 2017, pp. 2587–2589, Oct 2017. [paper][poster] (acceptance rate: 65.5%=36/55)
  3. A. Hasegawa, M. Akiyama, T. Mori, and T. Yagi, “Your Purchase History Has Been Exposed: Privacy Threats on Auction Sites,” (poster presentation) the 13th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2017), July 12-14, 2017, SANTA CLARA, CA (acceptance rate: 67.6%=25/37)

2016

Journal articles
  1. T. Mori, T. Inoue, A. Shimoda, K. Sato, K. Ishibashi, and S. Goto, “Statistical Estimation of the Names of HTTPS Servers with Domain Name Graphs,” Computer Communications, Volume 94, Pages 104–113, November 2016. [abstract]
  2. B. Sun, M. Akiyama, T. Yagi, M. Hatada, and T. Mori, “Automating URL Blacklist Generation with Similarity Search Approach,” IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems, Vol.E99-D, No.4, pp. 873–882, April 2016 [IEICE].
Conference Proceedings
  1. D. Chiba, T. Yagi, M. Akiyama, T. Shibahara, T. Yada, T. Mori, and S. Goto, “DomainProfiler: Discovering Domain Names Abused in Future,” Proceedings of the 46th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN 2016), June 2016. (acceptance rate: 22.4%=58/259)
  2. Y. Ishii, T. Watanabe, M. Akiyama, and T. Mori, “Clone or Relative?: Understanding the Origins of Similar Android Apps,” Proceedings of the ACM International Workshop on Security And Privacy Analytics (IWSPA 2016), pp. 25-32, Mar 2016, (full paper acceptance rate: 30.0%=6/20) [ACM DL][PDF] (submitted version)
Posters
  1. Bo Sun, Akinori Fujino, and Tatsuya Mori, “Toward Automating the Generation of Malware Analysis Reports Using the Sandbox Logs,” (poster presentation) 23rd ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security 2016 (ACM CCS 2016), Vienna, Austria, Oct 2016. [paper][poster] (acceptance rate: 41.3%=38/92)
  2. Y. Ota, A. Kanaoka, and T. Mori, “”I’m stuck, too!” Revisiting Difficulties of Using Web Authentication Mechanisms for Visually Impaired Person, ” (poster presentation), the 12th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2016), June 22-24, 2016, Denver CO. [paper][poster]

2015

Conference Proceedings
  1. Y. Haga, A. Saso, T. Mori, and S. Goto, “Increasing the Darkness of Darknet Traffic,” Proceedings of the IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2015), pp. 1-7, December 2015, San Diego CA, US. (acceptance rate, Globecom CISS: 28.8%=68/236) [IEEE Xplore]
  2. A. Shimoda, K. Ishibashi, K. Sato, M. Tsujino, T. Inoue, M. Shimura, T. Takebe, K. Takahashi, T. Mori, and S. Goto, “Inferring Popularity of Domain Names with DNS Traffic: Exploiting Cache Timeout Heuristics,” Proceedings of the IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2015), pp. 1-6, December 2015, San Diego CA, US. (acceptance rate, Globecom CQRM: 35.4%=40/113) [IEEE Xplore]
  3. T. Watanabe, M. Akiyama, and T. Mori, “RouteDetector: Sensor-based Positioning System that Exploits Spatio-temporal Regularity of Human Mobility,” Proceedings of the 9th USENIX Workshop on Offensive Technologies (WOOT ’15), pp. 1-11, August 2015, Washington D.C., US. (acceptance rate: 35.1% = 20/57) [PDF][slide][bibtex][USENIX]
  4. T. Watanabe, M. Akiyama, T. Sakai, H. Washizaki, and T. Mori, “Understanding the Inconsistencies between Text Descriptions and the Use of Privacy-sensitive Resources of Mobile Apps,” Proceedings of Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2015), pp. 241–255, July 2015, Ottawa, Canada. (acceptance rate: 23.7% = 22/93) [PDF][slide][bibtex][USENIX][Data]
  5. B. Sun, M. Akiyama, T. Yagi, M. Hatada, and T. Mori, “AutoBLG: Automatic URL Blacklist Generator Using Search Space Expansion and Filters,” Proceedings of the Twentieth IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communication (ISCC 2015), pp. 205–211, Jul. 2015. (acceptance rate: 40.2% = 137/341) [IEEE Xplore][PDF][slide][bibtex]
  6. T. Mori, T. Inoue, A. Shimoda, K. Sato, K. Ishibashi, and S. Goto, “SFMap: Inferring Services over Encrypted Web Flows using Dynamical Domain Name Graphs,” Proceedings of IFIP Traffic Monitoring and Analysis workshop (TMA 2015), LNCS 9053, pp. 126–139, Apr. 2015. (acceptance rate: 29.6% = 16/54) [bibtex][PDF][slide] DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-17172-2_9
  7. A. Fujino, J. Murakami, and T. Mori, “Discovering Similar Malware Samples Using API Call Topics,” Proceedings of the 12th Annual IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference (CCNC 2015), pp. 140–147, Jan 2015 (acceptance rate: 37.1%) [IEEE Xplore][bibtex][PDF][slide]  DOI: 978-1-4799-6390-4/15/
Posters
  1. Y. Haga, Y. Takata, M. Akiyama, T. Mori, and S. Goto, “Canvas Fingerprinting in the Wild: A Large-scale Measurement and Evaluation, ” (poster presentation), The 18th International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses (RAID 2015)
  2. Y. Ishii, T. Watanabe, M. Akiyama, and T. Mori, “Understanding the Origins of Similar Android Apps,” (poster presentation), The 18th International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses (RAID 2015)
  3. B. Sun, T. Watanabe, M. Akiyama, and T. Mori, “Seeing is Believing? The analysis of unusual ratings and reviews on Android app store,” (poster presentation), The 18th International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses (RAID 2015)
  4. T. Harada, T. Mori, and S. Goto, “Detecting Malicious Wireless APs: Methodology and Field Studies,” (poster presentation), The 18th International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses (RAID 2015)
  5. M. Shimura, M. Hatada, T. Mori, and S. goto, “Analysis of Spam Mail Containing Malicious Attachments using Spamtrap,” The 18th International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses (RAID 2015)

2014

Conference Proceedings
  1. N. Kamiyama, R. Kawahara, T. Mori, “Loss Recovery Method for Content Pre-distribution in VoD Service“, Proceedings of the World Telecommunications Congress (WTC 2014), pp.1-6, June 2014 [IEEE Xplore] BEST PAPER AWARD
  2. T. Kimura, K. Ishibashi, T. Mori, H. Sawada, T. Toyono, K. Nishimatsu, A. Watanabe, A. Shimoda, and K. Shiomoto, “Spatio-temporal Factorization of Log Data for Understanding Network Events“, Proceedings of the IEEE INFOCOM 2014, May 2014 (acceptance rate: 19.4%) [IEEE Xplore][bibtex][PDF]
Posters
  1. M. Hatada, M. Terada, and T. Mori, “Seven years in MWS: experiences of sharing datasets with anti-malware research community in Japan“, (poster presentation) 21st ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security 2014 (ACM CCS 2014), Arizona, USA, Nov 2014. [paper][poster]
  2. T. Watanabe and T. Mori,”Understanding the consistency between words and actions for Android apps.”,(poster presentation) 9th ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security(ASIACCS 2014), Kyoto, Japan, June 2014 [poster] BEST POSTER AWARD

2013

Journal Papers
  1. Daiki Chiba, Kazuhiro Tobe, Tatsuya Mori, Shigeki Goto: Analyzing Spatial Structure of IP Addresses for Detecting Malicious Websites. Journal of Information Processing 21(3): 539-550 (2013) [PDF][bibtex]

Other past papers are listed here.