Publications

Conference Publications

  1. A Systematic Evaluation of Transient Execution Attacks and Defenses Claudio Canella, Jo Van Bulck, Michael Schwarz, Moritz Lipp, Benjamin von Berg, Philipp Ortner, Frank Piessens, Dmitry Evtyushkin, Daniel Gruss.
    28th USENIX Security Symposium, Santa Clara, California, USA, August 14-16, 2019 Acceptance rate: 15.7%.

  2. SafeSpec: Banishing the Spectre of a Meltdown with Leakage-Free Speculation Khaled N Khasawneh, Esmaeil Mohammadian Koruyeh, Chengyu Song, Dmitry Evtyushkin, Dmitry Ponomarev and Nael Abu-Ghazaleh Design Automation Conference (DAC). Las Vegas, NV, June 2019. Acceptance rate: 24.8%

  3. BranchScope: A New Side-Channel Attack on Directional Branch Predictor Dmitry Evtyushkin, Ryan Riley, Nael Abu-Ghazaleh, Dmitry Ponomarev International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS). Williamsburg, VA, March 2018. Acceptance rate: 17.5% PDF

  4. Hardening Extended Memory Access Control Schemes with Self-Verified Address Spaces Jesse Elwell, Dmitry Evtyushkin, Dmitry Ponomarev, Nael Abu-Ghazaleh, Ryan Riley International Conference On Computer Aided Design (ICCAD). Irvine, CA, November 2017. PDF

  5. On the Detection of Kernel-Level Rootkits Using Hardware Performance Counters Baljit Singh, Dmitry Evtyushkin, Jesse Elwell, Ryan Riley and Iliano Cervesato; 12th ACM Asia Conference on Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS). Abu Dhabi, UAE, April 2017. Acceptance rate: 20.3% PDF

  6. Covert Channels through Random Number Generator: Mechanisms, Capacity Estimation and Mitigations Dmitry Evtyushkin, Dmitry Ponomarev; 23rdACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), Vienna, Austria, October 2016. Acceptance rate: 16.4% PDF

  7. Jump over ASLR: Attacking Branch Predictors to Bypass ASLR Dmitry Evtyushkin, Dmitry Ponomarev, Nael Abu-Ghazaleh; 49th International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO), Taipei, October 2016. Acceptance rate: 21.5% PDF

  8. Covert Channels Through Branch Predictors: A Feasibility Study Dmitry Evtyushkin, Dmitry Ponomarev, Nael Abu-Ghazaleh; 4th Workshop on Hardware and Architecture Support for Security and Privary (HASP), held in conjunction with ISCA, Portland, OR, June 2015. PDF

  9. Iso-X: A Flexible Architecture for Hardware-Managed Isolated Execution Dmitry Evtyushkin, Jesse Elwell, Meltem Ozsoy, Dmitry Ponomarev, Nael Abu-Ghazaleh, Ryan Riley; 47th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture (MICRO), Cambridge, UK, Dec 2014. Acceptance Rate: 19% PDF

Journal Publications

  1. How the Spectre and Meltdown Hacks Really Worked Nael Abu-Ghazaleh, Dmitry Ponomarev and Dmitry Evtyushkin;
    IEEE Spectrum 2019 URL

  2. Flexible Hardware-Managed Isolated Execution: Architecture, Software Support and Applications Dmitry Evtyushkin, Jesse Elwell, Meltem Ozsoy, Dmitry Ponomarev, Nael Abu-Ghazaleh, Ryan Riley; IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC) PDF

  3. Understanding and Mitigating Covert Channels Through Branch Predictors Dmitry Evtyushkin, Dmitry Ponomarev, Nael Abu-Ghazaleh; ACM Transactions on Architecture and Code Optimization (TACO) PDF