Homework #21 - Cybercrime - Due Wednesday Nov 16, 11PM
Turn in this assignment via email (firstname.lastname@example.org)
by the due date, with the term Homework in the Subject.
Read the paper
Click Trajectories: End-to-End Analysis of the Spam Value Chain, Kirill Levchenko et al., IEEE S&P 2011
Briefly write up your views of:
- What are the main contributions of this paper?
- What parts of the paper do you find unclear? (optional)
- What parts of the paper are questionable? (That is, you think a
conclusion may be wrong, an approach or evaluation technically
flawed, or data ill-presented.)
- Looking 3-5 years out, what do you predict the landscape of Internet-based threats will look like? Which will be the most significant? What progress/setbacks will defenders have made/suffered? What practical steps could be taken in the coming years to have the most positive prospects for this future? Defend your positions.