A Network-Based Framework for Mobile Threat Detection
Kumar, S., Viinikainen, A., & Hämäläinen, T. (2018). A Network-Based Framework for Mobile Threat Detection. In ICDIS 2018 : 1st International Conference on Data Intelligence and Security (pp. 227-233). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICDIS.2018.00044
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Mobile malware attacks increased three folds in the past few years and continued to expand with the growing number of mobile users. Adversary uses a variety of evasion techniques to avoid detection by traditional systems, which increase the diversity of malicious applications. Thus, there is a need for an intelligent system that copes with this issue. This paper proposes a machine learning (ML) based framework to counter rapid evolution of mobile threats. This model is based on flow-based features, that will work on the network side. This model is designed with adversarial input in mind. The model uses 40 timebased network flow features, extracted from the real-time traffic of malicious and benign applications. The proposed model not only to detects the known and unknown mobile threats but also deals with the changing behavior of the attackers by triggering the retraining phase. The proposed framework can be used by the mobile operators to protect their subscribers. We used several supervised ML algorithms to build the model and got an average accuracy of up to 99.8%. ...
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