Publications:

  • Benjamin Andow, Samin Yaseer Mahmud, Wenyu Wang, Justin Whitaker, William Enck, Bradley Reaves, Kapil Singh, and Tao Xie. PolicyLint: Investigating Internal Privacy Policy Contradictions on Google Play, Proceedings of the USENIX Security Symposium ( Accepted with Shepherding), August 2019. Santa Clara, CA, USA. [BIBTEX]

    @inproceedings{amww+19,
        title={{PolicyLint: Investigating Internal Privacy Policy Contradictions on Google Play}},
        author={Benjamin Andow, Samin Yaseer Mahmud, Wenyu Wang, Justin Whitaker, William Enck, Bradley Reaves, Kapil Singh, and Tao Xie},
        booktitle={Proceedings of the USENIX Security Symposium (Accepted with Shepherding)},
        year={2019}
    }
  • Sigmund Albert Gorski III, Benjamin Andow, Adwait Nadkarni, Sunil Manandhar, William Enck, Eric Bodden and Alexandre Bartel. ACMiner: Extraction and Analysis of Authorization Checks in Android's Middleware, Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Data and Application Security (CODASPY), March 2019. Dallas, TX, USA. [LINK] [TECH REPORT] [BIBTEX]

    @inproceedings{ganm+19,
        title={{ACMiner: Extraction and Analysis of Authorization Checks in Android's Middleware}},
        author={Sigmund Albert Gorski III, Benjamin Andow, Adwait Nadkarni, Sunil Manandhar, William Enck, Eric Bodden and Alexandre Bartel},
        booktitle={Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Data and Application Security (CODASPY)},
        year={2019}
    }

    (acceptance rate=23.5%)
  • Benjamin Andow, Akhil Acharya, Dengfeng Li, William Enck, Kapil Singh, and Tao Xie. UiRef: Analysis of Sensitive User Inputs in Android Applications, Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec), July 2017. Boston, MA, USA. [LINK] [BIBTEX]

    @inproceedings{aale+17,
        title={{UiRef: Analysis of Sensitive User Inputs in Android Applications}},
        author={Benjamin Andow and Akhil Acharya and Dengfeng Li and William Enck and Kapil Singh and Tao Xie},
        booktitle={Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec)},
        year={2017}
    }

    (acceptance rate=22.3%)
  • Rui Shu, Peipei Wang, Sigmund A. Gorski III, Benjamin Andow, Adwait Nadkarni, Luke Deshotels, Jason Gionta, William Enck, and Xiaohui Gu. A Study of Security Isolation Techniques, ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR), 49(3), December, 2016. [LINK] [BIBTEX]

    @article{swga+16,
        title={{A Study of Security Isolation Techniques}},
        author={Rui Shu and Peipei Wang and Sigmund A. Gorski III and Benjamin Andow and Adwait Nadkarni and Luke Deshotels and Jason Gionta and William Enck and Xiaohui Gu},
        booktitle={ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR)},
        volume = {49},
        number = {3},
        month = dec,
        year = {2016}
    }
  • Adwait Nadkarni, Benjamin Andow, William Enck, and Somesh Jha. Practical DIFC Enforcement on Android, Proceedings of the USENIX Security Symposium, August, 2016. Austin, TX, USA. [LINK] [BIBTEX]

    @inproceedings{naej16,
        title={{Practical DIFC Enforcement on Android}},
        author={Adwait Nadkarni and Benjamin Andow and William Enck and Somesh Jha},
        booktitle={Proceedings of the USENIX Security Symposium},
        year={2016}
    }

    (acceptance rate=15.6%)
  • Benjamin Andow, Adwait Nadkarni, Blake Bassett, William Enck, and Tao Xie. A Study of Grayware on Google Play, Proceedings of the IEEE Mobile Security Technologies workshop (MoST), May, 2016. San Jose, CA, USA. [LINK] [BIBTEX]

    @inproceedings{anbe+16,
        title={{A Study of Grayware on Google Play}},
        author={Benjamin Andow and Adwait Nadkarni and Blake Bassett and William Enck and Tao Xie},
        booktitle={Proceedings of the IEEE Mobile Security Technologies Workshop (MoST)},
        year={2016}
    }

    (acceptance rate=28.6%)
  • Wei Yang, Xusheng Xiao, Benjamin Andow, Sihan Li, Tao Xie, and William Enck. Appcontext: Differentiating Malicious and Benign Mobile App Behaviors Using Context, Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), May, 2015. Firenze, Italy. [LINK] [BIBTEX]

    @inproceedings{yxal+15,
        title={{Appcontext: Differentiating Malicious and Benign Mobile App Behaviors Using Context\}},
        author={Wei Yang and Xusheng Xiao and Benjamin Andow and Sihan Li and Tao Xie and William Enck},
        booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE)},
        year={2015}
    }

    (acceptance rate=18.5%)