Dissertation

Key information

Thesis Title: TBA

Author: Raja M. Khurram Shahzad

Examiner: Prof. Bengt Carlsson

Main Advisor: Prof. Niklas Lavesson

Main Supervisor: Dr. Martin Boldt

Opponent: TBA

PhD Examination Committee: TBA

Substitute member of the committee: TBA

Defense date and time: TBA

Venue: Campus Gräsvik, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona S-37179, Sweden.

Abstract:

Thesis Chapters:

Chapter 1: Introduction

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Chapter 2: Approach

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Chapter 3: Results

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Chapter 4: Detection of Spyware by Mining Executable Files

Authors: Raja Khurram Shahzad, Syed Imran Haider, and Niklas Lavesson

Status: Published in Proceedings of Fifth International Conference on Availability, Reliability, and Security, IEEE Press, 2010

Chapter 5: Accurate Adware Detection using Opcode Sequence Extraction

Authors: Raja Khurram Shahzad, Niklas Lavesson, and Henric Johnson

Status: Published in Proceedings of Sixth International Conference on Availability, Reliability, and Security, IEEE Press, 2011

Chapter 6: Detecting Scareware by Mining Variable Length Instruction Sequences

Authors: Raja Khurram Shahzad and Niklas Lavesson,

Status: Published in Proceedings of Tenth Annual Information Security South Africa Conference, IEEE Press, 2011

Chapter 7: Comparative Analysis of Voting Schemes for Ensemble-based Malware Detection

Authors: Raja Khurram Shahzad and Niklas Lavesson,

Status: Published in Journal of Wireless Mobile Networks, Ubiquitous Computing, and Dependable Applications, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2013.

Chapter 8: Consensus Decision Making in Random Forests

Authors: Raja Khurram Shahzad, Mehwish Fatiman, Niklas Lavesson, and Martin Boldt

Status: Published in In: Pardalos P., Pavone M., Farinella G., Cutello V. (eds) Machine Learning, Optimization, and Big Data. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 9432. Springer, Cham , 2015

Chapter 9: Malware Detection using Structural Fingerprints in Machine Learning

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Chapter 10: Android Malware Detection Using Feature Fusion and Artificial Data

Authors: Raja Khurram Shahzad

Status: Published in Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Dependable, Autonomic and Secure Computing, IEEE Press, 2018