Monthly Archives: February 2015

new workshop paper “Assessing Affinity Between Users and CDN Sites” in TMA 2015

The paper “Assessing Affinity Between Users and CDN Sites” (available at http://www.isi.edu/~xunfan/research/Fan15a.pdf) will appear at the Traffic Monitoring and Analysis Workshop in April 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. From the abstract: Large web services employ CDNs to improve user performance. CDNs … Continue reading

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new animation: the August 2014 Time Warner outage

On August 27, 2014, Time Warner suffered a network outage that affected about 11 million customers for more than two hours (making national news). We have observing global network outages since December 2013, including this outage. We recently animated this … Continue reading

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new animation: a sample of U.S. networks, before and after Hurricane Sandy

In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy made landfall on the U.S. East Coast causing widespread power outages. We were able to see the effects of Hurricane Sandy by analyzing active probing of the Internet. We first reported this work in a … Continue reading

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new conference paper “BotTalker: Generating Encrypted, Customizable C&C Traces” in HST 2015

The paper “BotTalker: Generating Encrypted, Customizable C&C Traces” will appear at the 14th annual IEEE Symposium on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST ’15) in April 2015 (available at http://www.cs.colostate.edu/~zhang/papers/BotTalker.pdf) From the abstract: Encrypted botnets have seen an increasinguse  in recent years. To enable research … Continue reading

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new animation: eight years of Internet IPv4 Censuses

We’ve been taking Internet IPv4 censuses regularly since 2006.  In each census, we probe the entire allocated IPv4 address space.  You may browse 8 years of data at our IPv4 address browser. We recently put together an animation showing 8 … Continue reading

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new workshop paper “Measuring DANE TLSA Deployment” in TMA 2015

The paper “Measuring DANE TLSA Deployment” will appear at the Traffic Monitoring and Analysis Workshop in April 2015 in Barcelona, Spain (available at http://www.isi.edu/~liangzhu/papers/dane_tlsa.pdf). From the abstract: The DANE (DNS-based Authentication of Named Entities) framework uses DNSSEC to provide a source … Continue reading

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