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2014 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (2010)
Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii
Jan. 5, 2010 to Jan. 8, 2010
ISBN: 978-0-7695-3869-3
pp: 1-9
ABSTRACT
We present behavioral pattern analysis of fast flux service networks (FFSNs) using our database of FFSNs collected over a period of 12 months with our real-time fast flux network detection algorithm [1]. FFSNs exploit a network of compromised machines (zombies) for illegal activities such as spam campaigns, phishing scams and malware delivery using DNS record manipulation techniques. Our results, which build upon our analysis results [2], show that such networks share common lifecycle characteristics, and form clusters based on size, growth and type of malicious behavior. In particular, we introduce a social network connectivity metric, and show that (Command and Control and phishing), (malware and spam botnets) have similar scores with this metric.
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Gerry Eaton, Dan Drapaeau, Alper Caglayan, Mike Toothaker, Dustin Burke, "Behavioral Patterns of Fast Flux Service Networks", 2014 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, vol. 00, no. , pp. 1-9, 2010, doi:10.1109/HICSS.2010.81
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