An advanced network manipulation method to (re)establish Peer to Peer botnet overlays within isolated Internet emulation testbeds
The main objectives defined to achieve the goal of this research are:
- To investigate and propose a method to (re)establish a P2P botnet overlay using real-world malware samples
- To collect realistic P2P botnet datasets for further investigations and analysis
Project Duration: 01/09/2021-31/08/2023
Grant No: USM Short Term Grant 304/PNAV/6313332
- Dr. Shankar Karuppayah (PI)
- Assoc. Prof. Dr. Selvakumar Manickam
Collaborators (TU Darmstadt):
- Prof. Dr. Max Mühlhäuser
- M.Sc. Leon Böck
- MSc by Research (Full Time) - Stipend Available (Sept 2021 - Aug 2023)
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Electric & Electronic Engineering, Computer Engineering/Information Technology or equivalent.
- A minimum CGPA of 2.75/4.0 or equivalent.
- Good understanding of the fundamentals of (computer) networking
- [Optional] Experience in Reverse Engineering and/or OpenStack deployments are advantageous