Improving Classification of Metamorphic Malware by Augmenting Training Data with a Diverse Set of Evolved Mutant Samples
Babaagba, K., Tan, Z., & Hart, E. (2020)
Improving Classification of Metamorphic Malware by Augmenting Training Data with a Diverse Set of Evolved Mutant Samples. https://doi.org/10.1109/CEC48606.2020.9185668
Detecting metamorphic malware provides a challenge to machine-learning models as trained models might not generalise to future mutant variants of the malware. To address this,...
DNA and Plaintext Dependent Chaotic Visual Selective Image Encryption
Khan, J. S., Boulila, W., Ahmad, J., Rubaiee, S., Rehman, A. U., Alroobaea, R., & Buchanan, W. J. (2020)
DNA and Plaintext Dependent Chaotic Visual Selective Image Encryption. IEEE Access, 8, 159732-159744. https://doi.org/10.1109/access.2020.3020917
Visual selective image encryption can both improve the efﬁciency of the image encryption algorithm and reduce the frequency and severity of attacks against data. In this artic...
Block-Sparse Coding Based Machine Learning Approach for Dependable Device-Free Localization in IoT Environment
Zhao, L., Huang, H., Su, C., Ding, S., Huang, H., Tan, Z., & Li, Z. (in press)
Block-Sparse Coding Based Machine Learning Approach for Dependable Device-Free Localization in IoT Environment. IEEE Internet of Things, https://doi.org/10.1109/JIOT.2020.3019732
Device-free localization (DFL) locates targets without equipping with wireless devices or tag under the Internet-of-Things (IoT) architectures. As an emerging technology, DFL ...
FPDP: Flexible Privacy-preserving Data Publishing Scheme for Smart Agriculture
Song, J., Zhong, Q., Su, C., Tan, Z., & Liu, Y. (in press)
FPDP: Flexible Privacy-preserving Data Publishing Scheme for Smart Agriculture. IEEE Sensors Journal, https://doi.org/10.1109/JSEN.2020.3017695
Food security is a global concern. Benefit from the development of 5G, IoT is used in agriculture to help the farmers to maintain and improve productivity. It not only enables...
Trust-based Ecosystem to Combat Fake News
Jaroucheh, Z., Alissa, M., & Buchanan, W. J. (2020)
Trust-based Ecosystem to Combat Fake News. https://doi.org/10.1109/icbc48266.2020.9169435
The growing spread of misinformation and dis-information has grave political, social, ethical, and privacy implications for society. Therefore, there is an ethical need to com...
Privacy-Preserving Passive DNS
Papadopoulos, P., Pitropakis, N., Buchanan, W. J., Lo, O., & Katsikas, S. (2020)
Privacy-Preserving Passive DNS. Computers, 9(3), https://doi.org/10.3390/computers9030064
The Domain Name System (DNS) was created to resolve the IP addresses of web servers to easily remembered names. When it was initially created, security was not a major concern...
Toward Machine Intelligence that Learns to Fingerprint Polymorphic Worms in IoT
Wang, F., Yang, S., Wang, C., Li, Q., Babaagba, K., & Tan, Z. (in press)
Toward Machine Intelligence that Learns to Fingerprint Polymorphic Worms in IoT. International Journal of Intelligent Systems,
Internet of Things (IoT) is fast growing. Non-PC devices under the umbrella of IoT have been increasingly applied in various fields and will soon account for a significant sha...
Chaos-based Confusion and Diffusion of Image Pixels using Dynamic Substitution
Abdullah, Q., Ahmad, J., Boulila, W., Rubaiee, S., Masood, F., Khan, F., & Buchanan, W. J. (in press)
Chaos-based Confusion and Diffusion of Image Pixels using Dynamic Substitution. IEEE Access, 8, 140876-140895. https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3012912
The evolution of wireless and mobile communication from 0G to the upcoming 5G gives riseto data sharing through the Internet. This data transfer via open public networks are s...
Use Of Participatory Apps In Contact Tracing: Options And Implications for Public Health, Privacy and Trust
Buchanan, B., Imran, M., Pagliari, C., Pell, J., & Rimpiläinen, S. (2020)
Use Of Participatory Apps In Contact Tracing: Options And Implications for Public Health, Privacy and Trust. Glasgow: Digital Health and Care Institute, University of Strathclyde
On December 31st, 2019, the World Health Organisation received a report from the Chinese government detailing a cluster of cases of ‘pneumonia of unknown origin’, later identi...
Using Amazon Alexa APIs as a Source of Digital Evidence
Krueger, C., & Mckeown, S. (2020)
Using Amazon Alexa APIs as a Source of Digital Evidence. https://doi.org/10.1109/CyberSecurity49315.2020.9138849
With the release of Amazon Alexa and the first Amazon Echo device, the company revolutionised the smart home. It allowed their users to communicate with, and control, their sm...