posted by user: gkvk70 || 5998 views || tracked by 5 users: [display]

Botnets 2019 : Information Journal, MDPI

FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle

Link: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/information/special_issues/botnets
 
When N/A
Where N/A
Submission Deadline Nov 30, 2019
Categories    security   botnets   MALWARE   IOT
 

Call For Papers

Networks of large numbers of compromised devices are assembled by evildoers to spread malware and orchestrate a range of attacks, including spam and DDoS. Along with the rise of a significant number of IoT botnet families, like Mirai and Hajime, alerting is the fact that botnets are increasingly used for spreading malware of a versatile nature. According to a recent report by Kaspersky Lab pertaining to the first half of 2018, multifunctional bots, and particularly remote access tools (RAT) malware, are becoming more widespread. At the same time, cryptomining botnets Smominru and ADB.Miner proliferate. It is without doubt that we are transitioning into an era of more sophisticated and multipurpose botnets, and new detection and defensive mechanisms may be required.

The aim of the Special Issue at hand is to compile and publish solid works on the broad area of botnets, considering this threat from a both offensive and defensive perspective. We seek novel contributions from researchers, industrial practitioners, academia, and government agencies. Only technical papers describing previously unpublished, original, state‐of‐the‐art research, and not currently under review by a conference or journal will be considered. Surveys, simulations, practical results, and case studies are also welcomed.

Possible topics of interest of this Special Issue include but are not limited to:

- Botnet topologies and architectures;
- IoT botnets;
- Advanced C&C channels;
- Detection and mitigation of botnets;
- Economics of botnets;
- Legal issues pertaining to botnets.

Guest Editors
Dr. Georgios Kambourakis, Dept. of Information and Communication Systems Engineering, University of the Aegean, Samos, Greece
Dr. Konstantinos Kolias, Dept. of Computer Science, University of Idaho, USA

Related Resources

CCBD--Ei & Scopus 2021   2021 The 8th International Conference on Cloud Computing and Big Data (CCBD 2021)--Ei Compendex & Scopus
AVC 2020   Advances in Vision Computing: An International Journal
MDPI-Electronics-Nanonets 2021   [MDPI Electronics] Special Issue on Nanonetworking Communications
SPIoT 2020   9th International Symposium on Security and Privacy on the Internet of Things
ICFSP--IEEE, Ei, Scopus 2021   IEEE--2021 6th International Conference on Frontiers of Signal Processing (ICFSP 2021)--Ei Compendex, Scopus
MLIOB 2020   International Conference on Machine Learning, IOT and Blockchain
AEIS--Ei Compendex, Scopus 2021   2021 International Conference on Advanced Enterprise Information System (AEIS 2021)--Ei Compendex, Scopus
JSE 2020   9th International Conference on Software Engineering and Applications
WSIM--Ei, Scopus 2021   2021 International Workshop on Information Management (WSIM 2021)--Ei Compendex, Scopus
2020 IEEE GCAIoT 2020   2020 IEEE Global Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things