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Aziz Mohaisen

Aziz Mohaisen

Senior Research Scientist


Education

Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

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Biography

Aziz Mohaisen is a Senior Research Scientist on the Verisign Labs team. He obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities in 2012, where he worked on several projects in the areas of systems security and data privacy. His Ph.D. dissertation was titled, "Towards trustworthy computing on social networks: measurements and new applications" and won a doctoral dissertation fellowship from the graduate school of the University of Minnesota. Before pursuing graduate studies at Minnesota, Aziz was a Member of Engineering Staff at the Electronics and Telecommunication Research Institute, a large R&D institute in South Korea. His research interests are broadly in the areas of networked systems, systems security, data privacy and measurements.

Publications

Aziz Mohaisen
Hash-based Signature Opportunities in the Domain Name System. NIST Workshop on Cybersecurity in a Post-Quantum World
2015
Presentations / Panels
Aziz Mohaisen, Wentao Chang, An Wang , Songqing Chen
Measuring Botnets in the Wild. AsiaCCS '15
2015
Publications / Papers
A. Hülsing, D. Butin, S. Gazdag, Aziz Mohaisen
XMSS: Extended Hash-Based Signatures. Internet-draft, WIP
2015
Requests for Comments (RFC) / Internet Drafts
Aziz Mohaisen, Allison Mankin
Evaluation of DNS Private Exchange. DCAPS Winter Seminar
2015
Presentations / Panels
Aziz Mohaisen, Omar Alrawi
AMAL: High-Fidelity, Behavior-based Automated Malware Analysis and Classification, Elsevier Computers and Security Journal
2014
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Hesham Mekky, Aziz Mohaisen, Zhi-Li Zhang
Blind Separation of Benign and Malicious Events to Enable Accurate Malware Family Classification, CCS '14 (Poster)
2014
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Aziz Mohaisen, Allison Mankin
Privacy Evaluation for DNS Private Exchange. IETF DPRIVE WG
2014
Presentations / Panels
Aziz Mohaisen, Omar Alrawi, Andrew G. West, Allison Mankin
Chatter: Exploring Classification of Malware based on the Order of Events, IEEE CNS '14
2014
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Aziz Mohaisen, Hesham Mekky, Xinwen Zhang, Haiyong Xie, and Yongdae Kim
Timing Attacks on Access Privacy in ICN and Countermeasures. IEEE TDSC '14
2014
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Aziz Mohaisen, Wentao Chang, An Wang , Songqing Chen
Characterizing Botnets-as-a-Service. ACM SIGCOMM '14 (Poster)
2014
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Aziz Mohaisen, Omar Alrawi
AV-Meter: An Evaluation of Antivirus Scans and Labels. Proceedings of DIMVA '14
2014
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Aziz Mohaisen, Matt Thomas
Measuring the Leakage of Onion at the Root. HotPETs '14
2014
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Andrew G. West, Aziz Mohaisen
Metadata-driven Threat Classification of Network Endpoints Appearing in Malware. Proceedings of DIMVA '14
2014
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Aziz Mohaisen, Allison Mankin
Evaluation of Privacy for DNS Private Exchange. Internet-draft, WIP
2015
Requests for Comments (RFC) / Internet Drafts
Eric Osterweil, Glen Wiley, Tomofumi Okubo, Ramana Lavu, Aziz Mohaisen
Opportunistic Encryption with DANE Semantics and IPsec: IPSECA. Internet-draft, WIP
2015
Requests for Comments (RFC) / Internet Drafts
Aziz Mohaisen, Omar Alrawi
AMAL: High Fidelity, Behavior-Based Automated Malware Analysis and Classification. Elsevier Computers and Security Journal
2015
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Aziz Mohaisen, Youngbae Song, Hyoungshick Kim
A Private Walk in the Clouds: Using End-to-End Encryption between Cloud Applications in a Personal Domain. TrustBus
2014
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Ahmed Kosba, Aziz Mohaisen, Andrew G. West, and Trevor Tonn
ADAM: Automated Detection and Attribution of Malicious Webpages. WISA 2014
2014
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Hyun Jae Kang, Jae-wook Jang, Aziz Mohaisen, and Huy Kang Kim
AndroTracker: Creator Information based Android Malware Classification System. WISA 2014.
2014
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Matt Thomas, Aziz Mohaisen
Detecting Botnet Domains Using DNS Traffic. DNS-OARC Workshop
2014
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Aziz Mohaisen, Joongheon Kim , Jong-Kook Kim
Fast and Low-Power Link Setup for IEEE 802.15.3c Multi-Gigabit/s WSN. IEEE Communication Letters
2014
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Aziz Mohaisen, DaeHun Nyang, Jeonil Kang
Keylogging-resistant Visual Authentication Protocols. IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing
2014
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Aziz Mohaisen, Matt Thomas
Kindred Domains: Detecting and Clustering Botnet Domains Using DNS Traffic. SIMPLEX with WWW
2014
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Aziz Mohaisen, Matt Thomas
Measuring the Leakage of Onion at the Root. ACM WPES 2014
2014
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Aziz Mohaisen, Mansurul Bhuiyan, Yannis Labrou
Name Server Switching: Anomaly Signatures. Usage. Clustering. and Prediction. WISA 2014.
2014
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Aziz Mohaisen
Network Security Panel. IEEE CNS 2014
2014
Presentations / Panels
Aziz Mohaisen, Duane Wessels
Open Resolvers in the com/net Resolution. DNS-OARC Workshop
2014
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Aziz Mohaisen, Huy Tran, Abhishek Chra, Yongdae Kim
SocialCloud: Trustworthy Distributed Computing on Social Networks. IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC)
2014
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Youngjae Maeng, Aziz Mohaisen, DaeHun Nyang, and Munkyu Lee
Transaction Authentication Using Complementary Colors. Elsevier Computers & Security
2014
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Aziz Mohaisen, Omar Alrawi, Matt Larson, Danny McPherson
A Methodical Evaluation of Antivirus Scans and Label. WISA 2013
2013
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Aziz Mohaisen, Ahmed E. Kosba, Andrew G. West, Trevor Tonn
ADAM: Automated Detection and Attribution of Malicious Webpages. IEEE CNS 2013
2013
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Aziz Mohaisen, Omar Alrawi, Andrew G. West, Allison Mankin
Babble: Identifying Malware by Its Dialects. IEEE CNS 2013
2013
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Aziz Mohaisen, Mansurul Bhuiyan, Yannis Labrou
Characterization of the Dynamics and Interactions of Domain Names and Name Server. IEEE CNS 2013
2013
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Aziz Mohaisen, Yongdae Kim
Dynamix: Anonymity on Dynamic Social Structures. ASIACCS 2013
2013
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Aziz Mohaisen, Abedelaziz Mohaisen, Scott Hollenbeck
Improving Social Network-based Sybil Defenses by Augmenting Social Graphs. IEEE TVT
2013
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Aziz Mohaisen
Improving Social Network-based Sybil Defenses by Augmenting Social Graphs. WISA 2013
2013
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Aziz Mohaisen, Manar Mohaisen
Parallel QRD-M encoder for multi-user MIMO systems:
2013
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Aziz Mohaisen, Xinwen Zhang, Max Schuchard, Haiyong Xie, Yongdae Kim
Protecting Access Privacy of Cached Contents in Information Centric Network. ASIACCS 2013
2013
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Aziz Mohaisen, Denis Foo Kune, Eugene Y. Vasserman, Myungsun Kim, Yongdae Kim
Secure Encounter-Based Mobile Social Networks: Requirements, Designs, and Tradeoffs. IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing
2013
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Aziz Mohaisen, Huy Tran, Abhishek Chra, Yongdae Kim
SocialCloud: Trustworthy Distributed Computing on Social Networks. IEEE Transactions on Services Computing
2013
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Aziz Mohaisen, Joongheon Kim
The Sybil Attack and Defenses: A survey. Smart Computing Review
2013
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Yanhua Li, Aziz Mohaisen, Zhi-Li Zhang
Trading Optimality for Scalability in Large-scale Opportunistic Routing. IEEE TVT
2013
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Aziz Mohaisen, Huy Tran, Abhishek Chra, Yongdae Kim
Trustworthy Distributed Computing on Social Network
2013
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Aziz Mohaisen, Omar Alrawi
Unveiling Zeus: Automated Classification of Malware Samples. SIMPLEX 2013
2013
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Aziz Mohaisen, Tamer AbuHmed, Ting Zhu, Manar Mohaisen,
Collaboration in Social Network-based Information Dissemination. ICC 2012
2012
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Aziz Mohaisen, Ting Zhu, Abedelaziz Mohaisen, Yi Ping, Don Towsley
DEOS: Dynamic Energy-Oriented Scheduling for Sustainable Wireless Sensor Networks
2012
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Aziz Mohaisen, Pengkui Luo, Yanhua Li, Yongdae Kim, Zhi-Li Zhang
Measuring Bias in the Mixing Time of Social Graphs due to Graph Sampling. MILCOM 2012
2012
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Aziz Mohaisen, Huy Tran, Nicholas Hopper, Yongdae Kim
On the Mixing Time of Directed Social Graphs and Security Implications. ASIACCS 2012
2012
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Aziz Mohaisen, Myungsun Kim, Jung Hee Cheon Yongdae Kim
Private Top-k Aggregation Protocols. ICISC 2012
2012
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Aziz Mohaisen, X. Zhang, M. Schuchard, H. Xie, Y. Kim
Protecting Access Privacy of Cached Contents in Information Centric Networks. CCS 2012
2012
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Aziz Mohaisen, Nicholas Hopper, Yongdae Kim
Keep your friends close: Incorporating trust into social network-based Sybil defenses. INFOCOM 2012
2011
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Aziz Mohaisen, Max Schuchard, Eugene Y. Vasserman, Denis Foo Kune, Nicholas Hopper, Yongdae Kim
Losing control of the Internet: Using the data plane to attack the control plane. NDSS 2011
2011
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Aziz Mohaisen, Huy Tran, Abhishek Chra, Yongdae Kim,
SocialCloud: Using Social Networks for Building Distributed Computing Services. University of Minnesota
2011
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Aziz Mohaisen, Aaram Yun, Yongdae Kim,
Measuring the mixing time of social graphs. IMC 2010
2010
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Aziz Mohaisen, Denis Foo Kune, Eugene Vasserman, Myungsun Kim, Yongdae Kim
Secure encounter-based social networks: Requirements, challenges, and designs. IEEE TDSC
2010
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