Luke Deshotels

About Luke
Luke is a fourth year PhD student at NCSU working under Dr. William Enck. He received his bachelor's and master's degrees in computer science from UL Lafayette.

Luke's current research interests are reverse engineering, iOS security, and sensory malware. His past research interests were video game AI, computer vision, and malware analysis.
Luke's non-academic interests include outdoor activities and table-top games.


Luke's Impact

Conference Publications:
Luke Deshotels, Razvan Deaconescu, Mihai Chiroiu, Lucas Davi, William Enck, and Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi. SandScout: Automatic Detection of Flaws in iOS Sandbox Profiles, Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), October, 2016. Vienna, Austria. (acceptance rate=16.5%)

Workshop Publications:
Luke Deshotels. Inaudible Sound as a Covert Channel in Mobile Devices8th USENIX Workshop on Offensive Technologies (WOOT 14). August, 2014. San Diego, CA. (acceptance rate=48.6%)

Luke Deshotels, Vivek Notani, and Arun Lakhotia. Droidlegacy: Automated Familial Classification of Android Malware. Proceedings of ACM SIGPLAN on Program Protection and Reverse Engineering Workshop 2014. ACM, 2014.

Book Chapters:
Luke Deshotels. Application and Evaluation of Artificial Intelligence Algorithms for StarCraftAlgorithmic and Architectural Gaming Design: Implementation and Development: Implementation and Development (2012): 107.

Apple: CVE-2015-7001 
Impact: A malicious application may maintain access to Contacts after having access revoked 
Description: An issue existed in the sandbox's handling of hard links. This issue was addressed through improved hardening of the app sandbox.