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Dr. Gianluca Stringhini

Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science and Security and Crime Science

University College London

Gianluca Stringhini is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Security and Crime Science at University College London. In his research Gianluca applies a data-driven approach to better understand malicious activity on the Internet. Through the collection and analysis of large-scale datasets, he develops novel and robust mitigation techniques to make the Internet a safer place. His research involves a mix of quantitative analysis, (some) qualitative analysis, machine learning, crime science, and systems design.. He was awarded a Google Faculty Research Award in 2015, the Symantec Research Labs Fellowship in 2012, and multiple Best Paper Awards.



Conference Proceedings

  • Haslebacher, A., Onaolapo, J., & Stringhini, G. (2017, April). All your cards belong to us: Understanding online carding forums. In Electronic Crime Research (eCrime), 2017 APWG Symposium on (pp. 41-51). IEEE.

  • Kolodenker, E., Koch, W., Stringhini, G., & Egele, M. (2017, April). PayBreak: defense against cryptographic ransomware. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM on Asia Conference on Computer and Communications Security (pp. 599-611). ACM.

  • Onaolapo, J., Mariconti, E., & Stringhini, G. (2016, November). What happens after you are pwnd: Understanding the use of leaked webmail credentials in the wild. In Proceedings of the 2016 Internet Measurement Conference (pp. 65-79). ACM.

  • Hao, S., Borgolte, K., Nikiforakis, N., Stringhini, G., Egele, M., Eubanks, M., ... & Vigna, G. (2015, October). Drops for stuff: An analysis of reshipping mule scams. In Proceedings of the 22nd ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security (pp. 1081-1092). ACM.

  • Huang, J., Stringhini, G., & Yong, P. (2015, July). Quit playing games with my heart: Understanding online dating scams. In International Conference on Detection of Intrusions and Malware, and Vulnerability Assessment (pp. 216-236). Springer, Cham.

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