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 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 non-academic interests include outdoor activities and table-top games.
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%)
Luke Deshotels. Inaudible Sound as a Covert Channel in Mobile Devices, 8th 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.
Luke Deshotels. Application and Evaluation of Artificial Intelligence Algorithms for StarCraft. Algorithmic and Architectural Gaming Design: Implementation and Development: Implementation and Development (2012): 107.
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.