Publications

  • "StorM: Enabling Tenant-defined Cloud Storage Middle-box Services", Hui Lu, Abhinav Srivastava, Brendan Saltaformaggio, and Dongyan Xu, In Proceedings of DSN, Toulouse, France, June 2016. To appear.

  • "Hardening OpenStack Cloud Platforms against Compute Node Compromises", Wai Kit Sze, Abhinav Srivastava, and R. Sekar, In Proceedings of ASIACCS, Xi'an, China, May 2016. To appear.

  • "Understanding Security Group Usage in a Public IaaS Cloud", Cheng Jin, Abhinav Srivastava, and Zhi-Li Zhang, In Proceedings of INFOCOM, San Francisco, CA, Apr. 2016. To appear.

  • "Detecting Plagiarized Mobile Apps using API Birthmarks", Daeyoung Kim, Amruta Gokhale, Vinod Ganapathy, and Abhinav Srivastava, Journal of Automated Software Engineering, Springer 2015, To appear.

  • "On the Control Plane of a Self-service Cloud Platform", Shakeel Butt, Vinod Ganapathy, and Abhinav Srivastava, In Proceedings of the 5th ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SOCC), Seattle, WA, Nov. 2014.

  • "Secgras: Security Group Analysis as a Cloud Service", Cheng Jin, Abhinav Srivastava, Yu Jin, and Zhi-Li Zhang, In Proceedings of the 22nd IEEE International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP), RTP, NC, Oct. 2014.

  • "On the Feasibility of Software Attacks on Commodity Virtual Machine Monitors via Direct Device Assignment", Gabor Pek, Andrea Lanzi, Abhinav Srivastava, Davide Balzarotti, Aurelien Francillon, and Christoph Neumann, In Proceedings of the 9th ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS), Kyoto, Japan, Jun. 2014.

  • "CloudVMI: Virtual Machine Introspection as a Cloud Service", Hyun-wook Baek, Abhinav Srivastava, and Jacobus (Kobus) Van der Merwe, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Cloud Engineering (IC2E), Boston, Massachusetts, Mar. 2014

  • "Efficient Protection of Kernel Data Structures via Object Partitioning", Abhinav Srivastava and Jonathon Giffin, In Proceedings of the 28th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC), Orlando, Florida, Dec. 2012.

  • "Towards a Richer Model of Cloud App Markets", Abhinav Srivastava and Vinod Ganapathy, In Proceedings of the 4th ACM Cloud Computing Security Workshop (CCSW), Raleigh, North Carolina, Oct. 2012. [pdf]

  • "Self-service Cloud Computing", Shakeel Butt, H. Andres Lagar-Cavilla, Abhinav Srivastava, and Vinod Ganapathy, In Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, October 2012. [pdf]

  • "Trusted VM Snapshots in Untrusted Cloud Infrastructures", Abhinav Srivastava, Himanshu Raj, Jonathon Giffin and Paul England, In Proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses (RAID), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2012. [pdf] (Best Paper Award)

  • "Operating System Interface Obfuscation and the Revealing of Hidden Operations", Abhinav Srivastava, Andrea Lanzi, Jonathon Giffin and Davide Balzarotti, In Proceedings of the 8th Detection of Intrusions and Malware & Vulnerability Assessment (DIMVA), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2011. [pdf]

  • "Efficient Monitoring of Untrusted Kernel-Mode Execution", Abhinav Srivastava and Jonathon Giffin, In Proceedings of the 18th Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), San Diego, California, USA 2011. [pdf]

  • "Attribution of Malicious Behavior", Jonathon Giffin and Abhinav Srivastava, In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Information Systems Security (ICISS), Gandhinagar, India, 2010.(invited paper) [pdf]

  • "Protecting E-healthcare Client Devices against Malware and Physical Theft", Daisuke Mashima, Abhinav Srivastava, Jonathon Giffin, and Mustaque Ahamad, In Proceedings of the 1st USENIX Workshop on Health Security and Privacy (HealthSec), Washington DC, 2010. [pdf]

  • "Automatic Discovery of Parasitic Malware", Abhinav Srivastava and Jonathon Giffin, In Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection (RAID), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 2010. [pdf]

  • "Robust Signatures for Kernel Data Structures", Brendan Dolan-Gavitt, Abhinav Srivastava, Patrick Traynor and Jonathon Giffin, In Proceedings of the 16th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), Chicago, Illinois, USA 2009. [pdf]

  • "Kernel Data Integrity Protection via Memory Access Control", Abhinav Srivastava, Ikpeme Erete and Jonathon Giffin, Technical Report GT-CS-09-04, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, 2009. [pdf]

  • "System Call API Obfuscation (Extended Abstract)", Abhinav Srivastava, Andrea Lanzi and Jonathon Giffin, In Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection (RAID), Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA 2008. [pdf]

  • "Tamper-Resistant, Application-Aware Blocking of Malicious Network Connections", Abhinav Srivastava and Jonathon Giffin, In Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection (RAID), Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA 2008. [pdf]

  • "Evaluating Email's Feasibility for Botnet Command and Control", Kapil Singh, Abhinav Srivastava, Jonathon Giffin and Wenke Lee, In Proceedings of the 38th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), Anchorage, Alaska, USA, 2008. [pdf]

  • "Operating System Interface Obfuscation and the Revealing of Hidden Operations", Abhinav Srivastava, Andrea Lanzi and Jonathon Giffin, Technical Report GT-CS-08-09, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta , 2008. [pdf]

  • "Secure Observation of Kernel Behavior", Abhinav Srivastava, Kapil Singh and Jonathon Giffin, Technical Report GT-CS-08-01, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta , 2008. [pdf]

  • "Credit Card Fraud Detection using Hidden Markov Model", Abhinav Srivastava, Amlan Kundu, Shamik Sural and A.K. Majumdar, IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC), Vol. 5, No. 1, January, 2008. [pdf] (Featured article of the January-March issue.)

  • "Database Intrusion Detection using Weighted Sequence Mining", Abhinav Srivastava, Shamik Sural and A.K. Majumdar, Journal of Computers, Volume 1, Number 4, July 2006. [pdf]

  • "Flow Aware Differential Delay Routing for next-generation Ethernet over SONET/SDH", Anurag Srivastava and Abhinav Srivastava, In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference in Communications (ICC), Istanbul, Turkey, 2006. [pdf]

  • "Weighted Intra-Transactional Rule Mining for Database Intrusion Detection", Abhinav Srivastava, Shamik Sural and A.K. Majumdar, In Proceedings of the 10th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD), Singapore, 2006. [pdf]

  • "Speeding up Web Access using Weighted Association Rules", Abhinav Srivastava, Abhijit Bhosale and Shamik Sural, In Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence (PReMI), Kolkata, India, 2005. [pdf]