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Social Turing Tests: Crowdsourcing Sybil Detection
(Internet Society, 2013-02)
As popular tools for spreading spam and malware, Sybils (or fake accounts) pose a serious threat to online communities such as Online Social Networks (OSNs). Today, sophisticated attackers are creating realistic Sybils ...
Women In Engineering Learning Community: What We Learned The First Year
The College of Engineering at Virginia Tech reflects national trends with respect to women in engineering. With first year enrollments hovering around 17%, the retention through graduation of these women is critical to ...
Measuring the Insecurity of Mobile Deep Links of Android
Mobile deep links are URIs that point to specific locations within apps, which are instrumental to web-to-app communications. Existing “scheme URLs” are known to have hijacking vulnerabilities where one app can freely ...
Detecting Malicious Landing Pages in Malware Distribution Networks
Drive-by download attacks attempt to compromise a victim’s computer through browser vulnerabilities. Often they are launched from Malware Distribution Networks (MDNs) consisting of landing pages to attract traffic, ...
Research on Persistent Pain in Late Life: Current Topics and Challenges
(Developmental and Biological Psychology, Virginia Tech, 2006-11)
Supporting Adaptive Brain and Behavior: The Abecedarian Approach to Social, Educational, and Health Disparities
(Virginia Tech, 2017-11-30)
This paper places the Abecedarian Approach in theoretical and historical context and reviews the results from 3 randomized controlled trials that have tested an experimental protocol designed to prevent cognitive disabilities ...
The Cyber Deterrence Problem
(Nato Ccd Coe, 2018-05-30)
What is the role of deterrence in an age where adept hackers can credibly hold strategic assets at risk? Do conventional frameworks of deterrence maintain their applicability and meaning against state actors in cyberspace? ...
32nd Graduate Student Assembly (GSA) Research Symposium: Beyond Boundaries, Across Disciplines
(Virginia Tech, 2016-03-23)
The Graduate Student Assembly (GSA) Research Symposium & Exposition is a unique opportunity for graduate and advanced undergraduate students to bring together ideas and research findings from different disciplines by ...
Building Community Resilience and Supporting Vulnerable Populations: Social Networks and Community Capacity
(Institute for Society, Culture, and Environment, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, 2009-06-23)
Reimagining Human Capacity For Location-Aware Aural Pattern Recognition: A Case For Immersive Exocentric Sonification
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-06)
The following paper presents a cross-disciplinary snapshot of 21st century research in sonification and leverages the review to identify a new immersive exocentric approach to studying human capacity to perceive spatial ...