Reference : Next Generation Cryptographic Ransomware
Scientific congresses, symposiums and conference proceedings : Paper published in a book
Engineering, computing & technology : Computer science
Security, Reliability and Trust
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/37569
Next Generation Cryptographic Ransomware
English
Genç, Ziya Alper mailto [University of Luxembourg > Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SNT) > >]
Lenzini, Gabriele [University of Luxembourg > Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SNT) > >]
Ryan, Peter [University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication (FSTC) > Computer Science and Communications Research Unit (CSC) >]
2018
1st ed.
Secure IT Systems: 23rd Nordic Conference, NordSec 2018, Oslo, Norway, November 28-30, 2018, Proceedings
Springer International Publishing
385-401
Yes
No
International
978-3-030-03637-9
Cham
Switzerland
23rd Nordic Conference on Secure IT Systems (NordSec 2018)
from 28-11-2018 to 30-11-2018
University of Oslo
Oslo
Norway
[en] Software security and malware ; Ransomware ; Anti-ransomware ; Cryptographic techniques ; Security evaluation and measurement
[en] We are assisting at an evolution in the ecosystem of cryptoware - the malware that encrypts files and makes them unavailable unless the victim pays up. New variants are taking the place once dominated by older versions; incident reports suggest that forthcoming ransomware will be more sophisticated, disruptive, and targeted. Can we anticipate how such future generations of ransomware will work in order to start planning on how to stop them? We argue that among them there will be some which will try to defeat current anti-ransomware; thus, we can speculate over their working principle by studying the weak points in the strategies that seven of the most advanced anti-ransomware are currently implementing. We support our speculations with experiments, proving at the same time that those weak points are in fact vulnerabilities and that the future ransomware that we have imagined can be effective.
Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) > Applied Security and Information Assurance Group (APSIA)
Researchers ; Professionals ; Students ; General public ; Others
http://hdl.handle.net/10993/37569
10.1007/978-3-030-03638-6_24

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