Wenke Lee

Professor
School of Computer Science, College of Computing
The Georgia Institute of Technology
Director
Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC)
266 Ferst Drive
Atlanta, GA 30332-0280
(404) 385-2879 (phone)
(404) 385-2295 (fax)
wenke@cc.gatech.edu
http://www.cc.gatech.edu/~wenke

Research Interests

Education

Professional Experience

Awards and Honors

Publications

    Articles in Refereed Journals

  1. Junjie Zhang, Roberto Perdisci, Wenke Lee, Unum Sarfraz, and Xiapu Luo. Building a Scalable System for Stealthy P2P-Botnet Detection. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 9(1), January 2014.

  2. Roberto Perdisci, Davide Ariu, Prahlad Fogla, Giorgio Giacinto, and Wenke Lee. McPAD: A Multiple Classifier System for Accurate Payload-Based Anomaly Detection. Computer Networks, 53(6), 2009.

  3. Roberto Perdisci, Andrea Lanzi, and Wenke Lee. Classification of Packed Executables for Accurate Computer Virus Detection. Pattern Recognition Letters, 29(14), October 2008.

  4. Prahlad Fogla and Wenke Lee. q-Gram Matching Using Tree Models. IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, 18(4), April 2006.

  5. W. Fan, M. Miller, S. Stolfo, W. Lee, and P. Chan. Using Artificial Anomalies to Detect Unknown and Known Network Intrusions. Knowledge and Information Systems, Springer, 6(5), September 2004.

  6. Yongguang Zhang, Wenke Lee, and Yian Huang. Intrusion Detection Techniques for Mobile Wireless Networks. ACM/Kluwer Wireless Networks Journal (ACM WINET), 9(5), September 2003.

  7. Joao B. D. Cabrera, Lundy Lewis, Xinzhou Qin, Wenke Lee, and Raman K. Mehra. Proactive Intrusion Detection and Distributed Denial of Service Attacks - A Case Study in Security Management. Journal of Network and Systems Management, 10(2), June 2002.

  8. Wenke Lee, Wei Fan, Matt Miller, Sal Stolfo, and Erez Zadok. Toward Cost-Sensitive Modeling for Intrusion Detection and Response. Journal of Computer Security, 10(1,2), 2002.

  9. Wenke Lee and Sal Stolfo. A Framework for Constructing Features and Models for Intrusion Detection Systems. ACM Transactions on Information and System Security, 3(4), November 2000.
  10. Wenke Lee, Sal Stolfo, and Kui Mok. Adaptive Intrusion Detection: A Data Mining Approach. Artificial Intelligence Review, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 14(6):533-567, December 2000.
  11. Wenke Lee and Gail E. Kaiser. Interfacing Oz with the PCTE OMS: A Case Study of Integrating a Legacy System with a Standard Object Management System. Journal of Systems Integration, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 9(4):329-358, December 1999.

    Refereed Book Chapters

  12. Yongguang Zhang and Wenke Lee. Security in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks. Ad Hoc Networks: Technologies and Protocols. P. Mohapatra and S. Krishnamurthy (eds), Springer, 2004.

  13. Xinzhou Qin, Wenke Lee, Lundy Lewis, Joao B. Cabrera. Using MIB II Variables for Network Intrusion Detection. Applications of Data Mining in Computer Security. D. Barbara and S. Jajodia (eds), Kluwer Academic Publishers, May 2002.

  14. Joao B.D. Cabrera, Lundy Lewis, Xinzhou Qin, Wenke Lee, Raman K. Mehra. Proactive Intrusion Detection - A Study on Temporal Data Mining. Applications of Data Mining in Computer Security. D. Barbara and S. Jajodia (eds), Kluwer Academic Publishers, May 2002

  15. Wenke Lee, Sal Stolfo, and Kui Mok. Algorithms for Mining System Audit Data. Data Mining, Rough Sets, and Granular Computing, T. Y. Lin Y. Y. Yao, and L. A. Zadeh (eds), Physica-Verlag, 2002.
  16. Wenke Lee and Naser Barghouti. Jadve: An Extensible Data Visualization Environment. Object-Oriented Applications Frameworks, M. Fayad, D. Schmidt, and R. Johnson (eds), John Wiley & Sons, 1999.
  17. Edited Proceedings

  18. Proceedings of the Second ACM Conference on Wireless Network Security (WISEC 2009), David A. Basin, Srdjan Capkun, Wenke Lee (Eds.), Zurich, Switzerland, March 16-19, 2009, ACM, 2009.

  19. Botnet Detection: Countering the Largest Security Threat (Advances in Information Security), Wenke Lee, Cliff Wang, and David Dagon (Eds.), Springer, 2007.

  20. Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection (RAID 2001), Wenke Lee, Ludovic Me, and Andreas Wespi (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 2212, Springer, 2001.

    Papers in Refereed Conferences

  21. Yeongjin Jang, Chengyu Song, Simon P. Chung, Tielei Wang, and Wenke Lee. A11y Attacks: Exploiting Accessibility in Operating Systems. In Proceedings of The 21st ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), Scottsdale, Arizona, November 2013. (to appear)

  22. Wei Meng, Xinyu Xing, Anmol Sheth, Udi Weinsberg, and Wenke Lee. Your Online Interests - Pwned! A Pollution Attack Against Targeted Advertising. In Proceedings of The 21st ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), Scottsdale, Arizona, November 2013. (to appear)

  23. Billy Lau, Pak Ho Chung, Chengyu Song, Yeongjin Jang, Wenke Lee, and Alexandra Boldyreva. Mimesis Aegis: A Mimicry Privacy Shield - A System's Approach to Data Privacy on Public Cloud. In Proceedings of The 23rd USENIX Security Symposium, San Diego, CA, August 2014.

  24. Tielei Wang, Yeongjin Jang, Yizheng Chen, Pak Ho Chung, Billy Lau, and Wenke Lee. On the Feasibility of Large-Scale Infections of iOS Devices. In Proceedings of The 23rd USENIX Security Symposium, San Diego, CA, August 2014.

  25. Tielei Wang, Chengyu Song, and Wenke Lee. Diagnosis and Emergency Patch Generation for Integer Overflow Exploits. In Proceedings of The 11th Conference on Detection of Intrusions and Malware & Vulnerability Assessment (DIMVA 2014), Egham, UK, July 2014.

  26. Yizheng Chen, Manos Antonakakis, Roberto Perdisci, Yacin Nadji, David Dagon, and Wenke Lee. DNS Noise: Measuring the Pervasiveness of Disposable Domains in Modern DNS Traffic. In Proceedings of The 44th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN 2014), Atlanta, GA, June 2014.

  27. Byoungyoung Lee, Long Lu, Tielei Wang, Taesoo Kim, and Wenke Lee. From Zygote to Morula: Fortifying Weakened ASLR on Android. In Proceedings of The 2014 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, San Jose, CA, May 2014.

  28. Xinyu Xing, Wei Meng, Dan Doozan, Nick Feamster, Wenke Lee, and Alex C. Snoeren. Exposing Inconsistent Web Search Results with Bobble. In Proceedings of The 2014 Passive and Active Measurement Conference (PAM), Los Angeles, CA, March 2014.

  29. Yeongjin Jang, Simon P. Chung, Bryan D. Payne, and Wenke Lee. Gyrus: A Framework for User-Intent Monitoring of Text-Based Networked Applications. In Proceedings of The 21st Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), San Diego, CA, February 2014.

  30. Yacin Nadji, Manos Antonakakis, Roberto Perdisci, and Wenke Lee. Beheading Hydras: Performing Effective Botnet Takedowns. In Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), Berlin, Germany, November 2013.

  31. Brendan Dolan-Gavitt, Tim Leek, Josh Hodosh, and Wenke Lee. Tappan Zee (North) Bridge: Mining Memory Accesses for Introspection. In Proceedings of the 20th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), Berlin, Germany, November 2013.

  32. Yacin Nadji, Manos Antonakakis, Roberto Perdisci, and Wenke Lee. Connected Colors: Unveiling the Structure of Criminal Networks. In Proceedings of the 16th International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses (RAID), St. Lucia, October 2013.

  33. Xinyu Xing, Wei Meng, Dan Doozan, Alex C. Snoeren, Nick Feamster, and Wenke Lee. Take this Personally: Pollution Attacks on Personalized Services. In Proceedings of the 22nd USENIX Security Symposium, Washington, D.C., August 2013.

  34. Tielei Wang, Kangjie Lu, Long Lu, Simon Chung, and Wenke Lee. Jekyll on iOS: When Benign Apps Become Evil. In Proceedings of the 22nd USENIX Security Symposium, Washington, D.C., August 2013.

  35. Junjie Zhang, Yinglian Xie, Fang Yu, David Soukal, and Wenke Lee. Intention and Origination: An Inside Look at Large-Scale Bot Queries. In Proceedings of The 20th Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), San Diego, CA, February 2013.

  36. Charles Lever, Manos Antonakakis, Bradley Reaves, Patrick Traynor and Wenke Lee. The Core of the Matter: Analyzing Malicious Traffic in Cellular Carriers. In Proceedings of The 20th Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), San Diego, CA, February 2013.

  37. Long Lu, Zhichun Li, Zhenyu Wu, Wenke Lee, and Guofei Jiang. CHEX: Statically Vetting Android Apps for Component Hijacking Vulnerabilities. In Proceedings of The 19th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), Raleigh, NC. October 2012.

  38. Martim Carbone, Matthew Conover, Bruce Montague, and Wenke Lee. Secure and Robust Monitoring of Virtual Machines through Guest-Assisted Introspection. In Proceedings of The 15th International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions, and Defenses (RAID). Amsterdam, The Netherlands. September, 2012.

  39. Manos Antonakakis, Roberto Perdisci, Yacin Nadji, Nikolaos Vasiloglou, Saeed Abu-Nimeh, Wenke Lee, and David Dagon. From Throw-Away Traffic to Bots: Detecting the Rise of DGA-Based Malware. In Proceedings of The 21st USENIX Security Symposium. Bellevue, WA. August 2012.

  40. Kapil Singh, Helen Wang, Alexander Moshchuk, Collin Jackson, and Wenke Lee. Practical End-to-End Web Content Integrity. In Proceedings of The 21st International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), Lyon, France, April 2012.

  41. Xiapu Luo, Peng Zhou, Junjie Zhang, Roberto Perdisci, Wenke Lee, and Rocky K.C. Chang. Exposing Invisible Timing-Based Traffic Watermarks with BACKLIT. In Proceedings of The 27th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC 2011), Orlando, FL, December 2011.

  42. Yacin Nadji, Manos Antonakakis, Roberto Perdisci, and Wenke Lee. Understanding the Prevalence and Use of Alternative Plans in Malware with Network Games. In Proceedings of The 27th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC 2011), Orlando, FL, December 2011.

  43. Long Lu, Roberto Perdisci, and Wenke Lee. SURF: Detecting and Measuring Search Poisoning. In Proceedings of The 18th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS). Chicago, IL, October 2011.

  44. Manos Antonakakis, Roberto Perdisci, Wenke Lee, Nikolaos Vasiloglou II, and David Dagon. Detecting Malware Domains at the Upper DNS Hierarchy. In Proceedings of The 20th USENIX Security Symposium. San Francisco, August 2011.

  45. Xiapu Luo, Peng Zhou, Edmond W. W. Chan, Rocky K. C. Chang, and Wenke Lee. A Combinatorial Approach to Network Covert Communications with Applications in Web Leaks. In Proceedings of The 41st Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN). Hong Kong, China, June 2011.

  46. Junjie Zhang, Roberto Perdisci, Wenke Lee, Unum Sarfraz, and Xiapu Luo. Detecting Stealthy P2P Botnets Using Statistical Traffic Fingerprints. In Proceedings of The 41st Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN). Hong Kong, China, June 2011.

  47. Brendan Dolan-Gavitt, Tim Leek, Michael Zhivich, Jonathon Giffin, and Wenke Lee. Virtuoso: Narrowing the Semantic Gap in Virtual Machine Introspection. In Proceedings of The 2011 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy. Oakland, CA, May 2011.

  48. Junjie Zhang, Jay Stokes, Christian Seifert, and Wenke Lee. ARROW: Generating Signatures to Detect Drive-By Downloads. In Proceedings of The 20th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), Hyderabad, India, March 2011.

  49. Junjie Zhang, Xiapu Luo, Roberto Perdisci, Guofei Gu, Wenke Lee, and Nick Feamster. Boosting the Scalability of Botnet Detection Using Adaptive Traffic Sampling. In Proceedings of The 6th ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS), Hong Kong, March 2011.

  50. Xiapu Luo, Peng Zhou, Edmond W.W. Chan, Wenke Lee, Rocky K. C. Chang, and Roberto Perdisci. HTTPOS: Sealing Information Leaks with Browser-side Obfuscation of Encrypted Flows. In Proceedings of The 18th Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), San Diego, CA, February 2011.

  51. Qing Hui, Xiapu Luo, and Wenke Lee. Control of Low-Rate Denial-of-Service Attacks on Web Servers and TCP Flows. In Proceedings of The 49th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), Atlanta, GA, December 2010.

  52. Xiapu Luo, Junjie Zhang, Roberto Perdisci, and Wenke Lee. On the Secrecy of Spread-Spectrum Flow Watermarks. In Proceedings of The 15th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS), Athens, Greece, September 2010.

  53. Manos Antonakakis, David Dagon, Xiapu Luo, Roberto Perdisci, and Wenke Lee. A Centralized Monitoring Infrastructure for Improving DNS Security. In Proceedings of The 13th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection (RAID), Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, September 2010.

  54. Long Lu, Vinod Yegneswaran, Phil Porras, and Wenke Lee. BLADE: An Attack-Agnostic Approach for Preventing Drive-By Malware Infections. In Proceedings of The 17th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), Chicago, IL, October 2010.

  55. Manos Antonakakis, Roberto Perdisci, David Dagon, Wenke Lee, and Nick Feamster. Building a Dynamic Reputation System for DNS. In Proceedings of The 19th USENIX Security Symposium, Washington, DC, August 2010.

  56. Kapil Singh, Samrit Sangal, Nehil Jain, Patrick Traynor, and Wenke Lee. Evaluating Bluetooth as a Medium for Botnet Command and Control.In Proceedings of The 7th Conference on Detection of Intrusions and Malware Vulnerability Assessment (DIMVA), Bonn, Germany, July 2010.

  57. Kapil Singh, Alexander Moshchuk, Helen J. Wang, and Wenke Lee. On the Incoherencies in Web Browser Access Control Policies. In Proceedings of The 2010 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, Oakland, CA, May 2010.

  58. Roberto Perdisci, Wenke Lee, and Nick Feamster. Behavioral Clustering of HTTP-based Malware and Signature Generation using Malicious Network Traces. In Proceedings of The 7th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI), San Jose, CA, April 2010.

  59. Roberto Perdisci, Igino Corona, David Dagon, and Wenke Lee. Detecting Malicious Flux Service Networks through Passive Analysis of Recursive DNS Traces. In Proceedings of The 25th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC 2009), Honolulu, HI, December 2009.

  60. Guofei Gu, Vinod Yegneswaran, Phillip Porras, Jennifer Stoll, and Wenke Lee. Active Botnet Probing to Identify Obscure Command and Control Channels. In Proceedings of The 25th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC 2009), Honolulu, HI, December 2009.

  61. Monirul Sharif, Wenke Lee, Weidong Cui, and Andrea Lanzi. Secure In-VM Monitoring Using Hardware Virtualization. In Proceedings of The 16th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2009), Chicago, IL, November, 2009.

  62. Martim Carbone, Weidong Cui, Long Lu, Wenke Lee, Marcus Peinado, and Xuxian Jiang. Mapping Kernel Objects to Enable Systematic Integrity Checking. In Proceedings of The 16th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2009), Chicago, IL, November, 2009.

  63. Kapil Singh, Sumeer Bhola, and Wenke Lee. xBook: Redesigning Privacy Control in Social Networking Platforms. In Proceedings of The 18th USENIX Security Symposium, Montreal, Canada, August, 2009.

  64. Roberto Perdisci, Manos Antonakakis, Xiapu Luo, and Wenke Lee. WSEC DNS: Protecting Recursive DNS Resolvers from Poisoning Attacks. In Proceedings of The 39th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN 2009), Lisbon, Portugal, June 2009.

  65. Monirul Sharif, Andrea Lanzi, Jon Giffin, and Wenke Lee. Automatic Reverse Engineering of Malware Emulators. In Proceedings of The 2009 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, Oakland, CA, May 2009. (Best Student Paper Award)

  66. Andrea Lanzi, Monirul Sharif, and Wenke Lee. K-Tracer: A System for Extracting Kernel Malware Behavior. In Proceedings of The 16th Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2009), San Diego, CA, February 2009.

  67. David Dagon, Manos Antonakakis, Kevin Day, Xiapu Luo, Christopher P. Lee, and Wenke Lee. Recursive DNS Architectures and Vulnerability Implications. In Proceedings of The 16th Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2009), San Diego, CA, February 2009.

  68. Roberto Perdisci, Andrea Lanzi, and Wenke Lee. McBoost: Boosting Scalability in Malware Collection and Analysis Using Statistical Classification of Executables. In Proceedings of The 24th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC 2008), Anaheim, CA, December 2008.

  69. Artem Dinaburg, Paul Royal, Monirul Sharif, and Wenke Lee. Ether: Malware Analysis via Hardware Virtualization Extensions. In Proceedings of the 15th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2008), Alexandria, VA, October 2008.

  70. David Dagon, Manos Antonakakis, Paul Vixie, Tatuya Jinmei, and Wenke Lee. Increased DNS Forgery Resistance Through 0x20-Bit Encoding. In Proceedings of the 15th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2008), Alexandria, VA, October 2008.

  71. Monirul Sharif, Vinod Yegneswaran, Hassen Saidi, Phillip Porras, and Wenke Lee. Eureka: A Framework for Enabling Static Malware Analysis. In Proceedings of the 13th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS), Malaga, Spain, October 2008.

  72. Guofei Gu, Roberto Perdisci, Junjie Zhang, and Wenke Lee. BotMiner: Clustering Analysis of Network Traffic for Protocol- and Structure-Independent Botnet Detection. In Proceedings of The 17th USENIX Security Symposium (Security'08), San Jose, CA, July 2008.

  73. Kapil Singh, Abhinav Srivastava, Jon Giffin, and Wenke Lee. Evaluating Email's Feasibility for Botnet Command and Control. In Proceedings of the 38th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN 2008), Anchorage, Alaska, June 2008.

  74. Bryan D. Payne, Martim Carbone, Monirul Sharif, and Wenke Lee. Lares: An Architecture for Secure Active Monitoring Using Virtualization. In Proceedings of the 2008 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, Oakland, CA, May 2008.

  75. Guofei Gu, Alvaro A. Cardenas, and Wenke Lee. Principled Reasoning and Practical Applications of Alert Fusion in Intrusion Detection Systems. In Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on InformAction, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS'08), Tokyo, Japan, March 2008.

  76. David Dagon, Niels Provos, Chris Lee, and Wenke Lee. Corrupted DNS Resolution Paths: The Rise of a Malicious Resolution Authority. In Proceedings of The 15th Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2008), San Diego, CA, February 2008.

  77. Guofei Gu, Junjie Zhang, and Wenke Lee. BotSniffer: Detecting Botnet Command and Control Channels in Network Traffic. In Proceedings of The 15th Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2008), San Diego, CA, February 2008.

  78. Monirul Sharif, Andrea Lanzi, Jonathon Giffin, and Wenke Lee. Impeding Malware Analysis using Conditional Code Obfuscation. In Proceedings of The 15th Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2008), San Diego, CA, February 2008.

  79. Bryan D. Payne, Martim Carbone, and Wenke Lee. Secure and Flexible Monitoring of Virtual Machines. In Proceedings of The 23rd Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC 2007), Miami Beach, FL, December 2007.

  80. David Dagon, Guofei Gu, Chris Lee and Wenke Lee. A Taxonomy of Botnet Structures. In Proceedings of The 23rd Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC 2007), Miami Beach, FL, December 2007.

  81. Guofei Gu, Zesheng Chen, Phillip Porras and Wenke Lee. Misleading and Defeating Importance-Scanning Malware Propagation. In Proceedings of The 3rd International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks (SecureComm'07), Nice, France, September 2007.

  82. Takehiro Takahashi and Wenke Lee. An Assessment of VoIP Covert Channel Threats. In Proceedings of The 3rd International Conference on Security and Privacy in Communication Networks (SecureComm'07), Nice, France, September 2007.

  83. Monirul Sharif, Kapil Singh, Jonathon Giffin and Wenke Lee. Understanding Precision in Host Based Intrusion Detection: Formal Analysis and Practical Models. In Proceedings of The 10th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection (RAID), Surfers Paradise, Australia, September 2007.

  84. Guofei Gu, Phillip Porras, Vinod Yegneswaran, Martin Fong, Wenke Lee. BotHunter: Detecting Malware Infection Through IDS-Driven Dialog Correlation. In Proceedings of The 16th USENIX Security Symposium (Security'07), Boston, MA, August 2007.

  85. David Cash, Yan Zong Ding, Yevgeniy Dodis, Wenke Lee, Richard Lipton, and Shabsi Walfish. Intrusion-Resilient Key Exchange in the Bounded Retrieval Model. In Proceedings of The Fourth IACR Theory of Cryptography Conference (TCC 2007), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, February 2007.

  86. Roberto Perdisci, Guofei Gu, and Wenke Lee. Using an Ensemble of One-Class SVM Classifiers to Harden Payload-based Anomaly Detection Systems. In Proceedings of The 2006 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM '06), Hong Kong, China, December 2006.

  87. Paul Royal, Mitch Halpin, David Dagon, Robert Edmonds, and Wenke Lee. PolyUnpack: Automating the Hidden-Code Extraction of Unpack-Executing Malware. In Proceedings of The 22nd Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC 2006), Miami Beach, FL, December 2006.

  88. Prahlad Fogla and Wenke Lee. Evading Network Anomaly Detection Systems: Formal Reasoning and Practical Techniques. In Proceedings of The 13th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2006), Alexandria, VA, October 2006.

  89. Guofei Gu, Prahlad Fogla, David Dagon, Wenke Lee, and Boris Skoric. Towards an Information-Theoretic Framework for Analyzing Intrusion Detection Systems. In Proceedings of The 11th European Symposium Research Computer Security (ESORICS 2006), Hamburg, Germany, September 2006.

  90. Prahlad Fogla, Monirul Sharif, Roberto Perdisci, Oleg Kolesnikov, and Wenke Lee. Polymorphic Blending Attacks. In Proceedings of The 15th USENIX Security Symposium (SECURITY '06), Vancouver, B.C., Canada, August 2006.

  91. Collin Mulliner, Giovanni Vigna, David Dagon, and Wenke Lee. Using Labeling to Prevent Cross-Service Attacks Against Smart Phones. In Proceedings of The 3rd Conference on Detection of Intrusions and Malware, and Vulnerability Assessment (DIMVA 2006), Berlin, Germany, July 2006.

  92. Hongmei Deng, Roger Xu, Jason H. Li, Frank Zhang, Renato Levy, and Wenke Lee. Agent-Based Cooperative Anomaly Detection for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks. In Proceedings of The 12th International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 2006), Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 2006.

  93. Guofei Gu, Prahlad Fogla, Wenke Lee, and Douglas Blough. DSO: Dependable Signing Overlay. In Proceedings of The 4th International Conference on Applied Cryptography and Network Security (ACNS '06), Singapore, June 2006.

  94. Roberto Perdisci, David Dagon, Wenke Lee, Prahlad Fogla, and Monirul Sharif. Misleading Worm Signature Generators Using Deliberate Noise Injection (full paper). In Proceedings of the 2006 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, Oakland, CA, May 2006.
  95. Guofei Gu, Prahlad Fogla, David Dagon, Wenke Lee, and Boris Skoric. Measuring Intrusion Detection Capability: An Information-Theoretic Approach. In Proceedings of ACM Symposium on InformAction, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS '06), Taipei, Taiwan, March 2006.

  96. David Dagon, Cliff Zou, and Wenke Lee. Modeling Botnet Propagation Using Time Zones. In Proceedings of The 13th Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2006), San Diego, CA, February 2006.

  97. Yongguang Zhang, Yi-an Huang, and Wenke Lee. An Extensible Environment for Evaluating Secure MANET. In Proceedings of The 1st International Conference on Security and Privacy for Emerging Areas in Communication Networks (SecureComm 2005), Athens, Greece, September 2005.

  98. Tao Zhang, Xiaotong Zhuang, Santosh Pande, and Wenke Lee. Anomalous Path Detection with Hardware Support. In Proceedings of The 2005 International Conference on Compilers, Architecture, and Synthesis for Embedded Systems (CASES 2005), San Francisco, CA, September 2005.
  99. Jonathon T. Giffin, David Dagon, Somesh Jha, Wenke Lee, and Barton P. Miller. Environment-Sensitive Intrusion Detection. In Proceedings of The 8th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection (RAID 2005), Seattle, WA, September 2005.
  100. David Dagon, Wenke Lee, and Richard Lipton. Protecting Secret Data from Insider Attacks. In Proceedings of Ninth International Conference on Financial Cryptography and Data Security, Roseau, Dominica, Feb. 2005.

  101. Guofei Gu, David Dagon, Xinzhou Qin, Monirul I. Sharif, Wenke Lee, and George F. Riley. Worm Detection, Early Warning, and Response Based on Local Victim Information. In Proceedings of The 20th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC 2004), Tucson, Arizona, December 2004.

  102. Xinzhou Qin and Wenke Lee. Attack Plan Recognition and Prediction Using Causal Networks. In Proceedings of The 20th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC 2004), Tucson, Arizona, December 2004.

  103. Joao B.D. Cabrera, Jaykumar Gosar, Wenke Lee, and Raman K. Mehra. On the Statistical Distribution of Processing Times in Network Intrusion Detection. In Proceedings of The 43rd IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC 2004), Bahamas, December 2004.

  104. George F. Riley, Monirul I. Sharif, and Wenke Lee. Simulating Internet Worms. In Proceedings of The 12th Annual Meeting of the IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), Volendam, The Netherlands, October 2004.

  105. Yian Huang and Wenke Lee. Attack Analysis and Detection for Ad Hoc Routing Protocols. Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection (RAID 2004), Sophia Antipolis, France, September 2004.
  106. David Dagon, Xinzhou Qin, Guofei Gu, Wenke Lee, Julian Grizzard, John Levin, and Henry Owen. HoneyStat: Local Worm Detection Using Honeypots. Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection (RAID 2004), Sophia Antipolis, France, September 2004.
  107. Xinzhou Qin and Wenke Lee. Discovering Novel Attack Strategies from INFOSEC Alerts. Proceedings of the 9th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS 2004) , Sophia Antipolis, France, September 2004.
  108. Henry H. Feng, Jonathon T. Giffin, Yong Huang, Somesh Jha, Wenke Lee, and Barton P. Miller. Formalizing Sensitivity in Static Analysis for Intrusion Detection. In Proceedings of the 2004 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, Oakland, CA, May 2004.
  109. Xinzhou Qin and Wenke Lee. Statistical Causality Analysis of INFOSEC Alert Data. In Proceedings of The 6th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection (RAID 2003), Pittsburgh, PA, September 2003.
  110. Henry H. Feng, Oleg Kolesnikov, Prahlad Fogla, Wenke Lee, and Weibo Gong. Anomaly Detection Using Call Stack Information. In Proceedings of the 2003 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, Oakland, CA, May 2003.
  111. Yi-an Huang, Wei Fan, Wenke Lee, and Philip S. Yu. Cross-Feature Analysis for Detecting Ad-Hoc Routing Anomalies. In Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), Providence, RI, May 2003.
  112. Wenke Lee, Joao B. D. Cabrera, Ashley Thomas, Niranjan Balwalli, Sunmeet Saluja, and Yi Zhang. Performance Adaptation in Real-Time Intrusion Detection Systems. In Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection (RAID 2002), Zurich, Switzerland, October 2002.

  113. Xinzhou Qin, Wenke Lee, Lundy Lewis, and Joao B. D. Cabrera. Integrating Intrusion Detection and Network Management. In Proceedings of the IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2002), Florence, Italy, May 2002.

  114. Wei Fan, Matt Miller, Sal Stolfo, Wenke Lee, and Phil Chan. Using Artificial Anomalies to Detect Unknown and Known Network Intrusions. In Proceedings of The First IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, San Jose, CA, November 2001.
  115. Yongguang Zhang, Harrick Vin, Lorenzo Alvisi, Wenke Lee, and Son K. Dao. Heterogeneous Networking: A New Survivability Paradigm. In Proceedings of the 2001 New Security Paradigms Workshop, Cloudcroft, New Mexico, September 2001.

  116. Wenke Lee, Sal Stolfo, Phil Chan, Eleazar Eskin, Wei Fan, Matt Miller, Shlomo Hershkop, and Junxin Zhang. Real Time Data Mining-based Intrusion Detection. In Proceedings of the 2001 DARPA Information Survivability Conference and Exposition (DISCEX II) (selected for presentation), Anaheim, CA, June 2001.

  117. Wenke Lee and Dong Xiang. Information-Theoretic Measures for Anomaly Detection. In Proceedings of The 2001 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, Oakland, CA, May 2001.
  118. J. B. D. Cabrera, L. Lewis, X. Qin, Wenke Lee, Ravi Prasanth, B. Ravichandran, and Raman Mehra. Proactive Detection of Distributed Denial of Service Attacks Using MIB Traffic Variables - A Feasibility Study. In Proceedings of The Seventh IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM 2001), Seattle, WA, May 2001.
  119. Yongguang Zhang and Wenke Lee. Intrusion Detection in Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks. Proceedings of The Sixth International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom 2000), Boston, MA, August 2000.
  120. Wei Fan, Wenke Lee, Sal Stolfo, and Matt Miller. A Multiple Model Cost-Sensitive Approach for Intrusion Detection. Proceedings of The Eleventh European Conference on Machine Learning (ECML 2000), LNAI 1810, Barcelona, Spain, May 2000.
  121. Sal Stolfo, Wei Fan, Wenke Lee, Andreas Prodromidis, and Phil Chan. Cost-based Modeling for Fraud and Intrusion Detection: Results from the JAM Project. Proceedings of the 2000 DARPA Information Survivability Conference and Exposition (DISCEX '00) (selected for presentation), Hilton Head, SC, January 2000.
  122. Wenke Lee, Sal Stolfo, and Kui Mok. Mining in a Data-flow Environment: Experience in Network Intrusion Detection (Best Paper Award in Applied Research Category). Proceedings of the 5th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining (KDD '99), San Diego, CA, August 1999.
  123. Wenke Lee, Sal Stolfo, and Kui Mok. A Data Mining Framework for Building Intrusion Detection Models. Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, Oakland, CA, May 1999.
  124. Wenke Lee, Sal Stolfo, and Kui Mok. Mining Audit Data to Build Intrusion Detection Models (Honorable mention (runner-up) for Best Paper Award in Applied Research Category). Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD '98), New York, NY, August 1998.
  125. Wenke Lee and Sal Stolfo. Data Mining Approaches for Intrusion Detection. Proceedings of the Seventh USENIX Security Symposium (SECURITY '98), San Antonio, TX, January 1998.
  126. Sal Stolfo, Andreas Prodromidis, Shelley Tselepis, Wenke Lee, Wei Fan, and Phil Chan. JAM: Java Agents for Meta-learning over Distributed Databases (Honorable mention (runner-up) for Best Paper Award in Applied Research Category). Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD '97), Newport Beach, CA, August 1997.
  127. Naser S. Barghouti, John Mocenigo, and Wenke Lee. Grappa: A GRAPh PAckage in Java. Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Symposium on Graph Drawing (Graph Drawing '97), Rome, Italy, September 1997.
  128. Wenke Lee, Gail Kaiser, Paul Clayton, and Eric Sherman. OzCare: A Workflow Automation System for Care Plans. Proceedings of the American Medical Informatics Association Annual Fall Symposium, Washington DC, October 1996.
  129. Papers in Workshops

  130. Yi-an Huang and Wenke Lee. Hotspot-Based Traceback for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks. In Proceedings of The ACM Workshop on Wireless Security (WiSe 2005), Cologne, Germany, September 2005.
  131. Monirul Sharif, George Riley, and Wenke Lee. Comparative Study between Analytical Models and Packet-Level Worm Simulations. In Proceedings of The 19th Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation (PADS 2005), Monterey, CA, June 2005.
  132. Chris Clark, Wenke Lee, David Schimmel, Didier Contis, Mohamed Kone, Ashley Thomas, and Craig Wampler. A Hardware Platform for Network Intrusion Detection and Prevention. In Proceedings of The 3rd Workshop on Network Processors and Applications (NP3), Madrid, Spain, February 2004.
  133. Yian Huang and Wenke Lee. A Cooperative Intrusion Detection System for Ad Hoc Networks. In Proceedings of the ACM Workshop on Security of Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks (SASN '03), Fairfax VA, October 2003.
  134. Mustaque Ahamad, Wenke Lee, Ling Liu, Leo Mark, Edward Omicienski, Calton Pu, and Andre dos Santos. Guarding the Next Internet Frontier: Countering Denial of Information Attacks. Proceedings of the 2002 New Security Paradigms Workshop, Virginia Beach, Virginia, September 2002.

  135. Xinzhou Qin, Wenke Lee, Lundy Lewis, and Joao B. D. Cabrera. Using MIB II Variables for Network Anomaly Detection - A Feasibility Study. ACM Workshop on Data Mining for Security Applications, Philadelphia, PA, November 2001.

  136. Wenke Lee, Rahul Nimbalkar, Kam Yee, Sunil Patil, Pragnesh Desai, Thuan Tran, and Sal Stolfo. A Data Mining and CIDF Based Approach for Detecting Novel and Distributed Intrusions. Proceedings of The Third International Workshop on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection (RAID 2000), LNCS 1907, Toulouse, France, October 2000.

  137. Wenke Lee, Wei Fan, Matt Miller, Sal Stolfo, and Erez Zadok. Toward Cost-Sensitive Modeling for Intrusion Detection and Response. ACM Workshop on Intrusion Detection Systems, Athens, Greece, November 2000.
  138. Wenke Lee, Chris Park, and Sal Stolfo. Towards Automatic Intrusion Detection using NFR. 1st USENIX Workshop on Intrusion Detection and Network Monitoring, April 1999.
  139. Wenke Lee, Sal Stolfo, and Phil Chan. Learning Patterns from Unix Process Execution Traces for Intrusion Detection. AAAI Workshop: AI Approaches to Fraud Detection and Risk Management, July 1997.
  140. Sal Stolfo, Wei Fan, Wenke Lee, Andreas Prodromidis, and Phil Chan. Credit Card Fraud Detection Using Meta-Learning: Issues and Initial Results. AAAI Workshop: AI Approaches to Fraud Detection and Risk Management, July 1997.
  141. Gail Kaiser and Wenke Lee. Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain. NSF Workshop on Workflow and Process Automation, May 1996.
  142. Wenke Lee. Data Modeling and Management for Large Spatial Databases. The Third International Workshop in Geographic Information Systems, Beijing, China, August 1993.
  143. Others

  144. Matt Blaze, Sampath Kannan, Insup Lee, Oleg Sokolsky, Jonathan Smith, Angelos Keromytis, and Wenke Lee. Dynamic Trust Management. In IEEE Computer, February 2009.

  145. Martim Carbone, Diego Zamboni, and Wenke Lee. Taming Virtualization. In IEEE Security & Privacy, 6(1), January/February 2008.

  146. Bryan D. Payne, Reiner Sailer, Ramon Caceres, Ronald Perez, and Wenke Lee. A Layered Approach to Simplified Access Control in Virtualized Systems. In ACM SIGOPS Operating Systems Review, 4(2), July 2007.

  147. Wenke Lee. Applying Data Mining to Intrusion Detection: The Quest for Automation, Efficiency, and Credibility. SIGKDD Explorations, 4(2), December 2002.
  148. Wenke Lee and Wei Fan. Mining System Audit Data: Opportunities and Challenges. SIGMOD Record, 30(4), December 2001.
  149. Salvatore J. Stolfo, Wenke Lee, Philip K. Chan, Wei Fan, and Eleazar Eskin. 2001. Data Mining-Based Intrusion Detectors: An Overview of the Columbia IDS Project. SIGMOD Record, 30(4), December 2001.

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