Kurt Thomas

Google Publications

Previous Publications

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    Consequences of Connectivity: Characterizing Account Hijacking on Twitter

    Kurt Thomas, Frank Li, Chris Grier, Vern Paxson

    Proceedings of the 21st Annual Conference on Computer and Communications Security (2014)

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    Trafficking Fraudulent Accounts: The Role of the Underground Market in Twitter Spam and Abuse

    Kurt Thomas, Damon McCoy, Chris Grier, Alek Kolcz, Vern Paxson

    Proceedings of the 22nd Usenix Security Symposium (2013)

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    Adapting Social Spam Infrastructure for Political Censorship

    Kurt Thomas, Chris Grier, Vern Paxson

    Proceedings of the 5th USENIX Workshop on Large-Scale Exploits and Emergent Threats (2012)

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    Manufacturing Compromise: The Emergence of Exploit-as-a-Service

    Chris Grier, Lucas Ballard, Juan Caballero, Neha Chachra, Christian J. Dietrich, Kirill Levchenko, Panayiotis Mavrommatis, Damon McCoy, Antonio Nappa, Andreas Pitsillidis, Niels Provos, M. Zubair Rafique, Moheeb Abu Rajab, Christian Rossow, Kurt Thomas, Vern Paxson, Stefan Savage, Geoffrey M. Voelker

    Proceedings of 19th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (2012)

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    Design and Evaluation of a Real-Time URL Spam Filtering Service

    Kurt Thomas, Chris Grier, Justin Ma, Vern Paxson, Dawn Song

    Proceedings of the 32nd IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (2011)

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    Suspended Accounts in Retrospect: An Analysis of Twitter Spam

    Kurt Thomas, Chris Grier, Vern Paxson, Dawn Song

    Proceedings of the Internet Measurement Conference (2011)

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    @spam: The underground on 140 characters or less

    Chris Grier, Kurt Thomas, Vern Paxson, Michael Zhang

    Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (2010)

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    The Koobface Botnet and the Rise of Social Malware

    Kurt Thomas, David M. Nicol

    Proceedings of The 5th International Conference on Malicious and Unwanted Software (2010)

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    unFriendly: Multi-Party Privacy Risks in Social Networks

    Kurt Thomas, Chris Grier, David M. Nicol

    Proceedings of the 10th Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (2010)