Education

2010.1 - 2015.8 Ph.D., Department of Computer Science (Advisor: Prof. Dongyan Xu)
Purdue University, IN, USA
2003.8 - 2007.7 Bachelor of Science, Department of Computer Science,
Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Selected Publications (Full List)

"Protecting Intellectual Property of Deep Neural Networks with Watermarking,"
To Appear in Proceedings of the 13th ACM ASIA Conference on Information, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS 2018), Incheon, Korea, June 2018 (20%)
Jialong Zhang, Zhongshu Gu, Jiyong Jang, Hui Wu, Marc Ph. Stoecklin, Heqing Huang, Ian Molloy.

"Securing Real-Time Microcontroller Systems through Customized Memory View Switching,"
Proceedings of the 25th Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2018), San Diego, CA, February 2018 (21%)
Chung Hwan Kim, Taegyu Kim, Hongjun Choi, Zhongshu Gu, Byoungyoung Lee, Xiangyu Zhang, Dongyan Xu.

"ContainerLeaks: Emerging Security Threats of Information Leakages in Container Clouds,"
Proceedings of the 47th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN 2017), Denver, CO, June 2017 (22.3%)
Xing Gao, Zhongshu Gu, Mehmet Kayaalp, Dimitrios Pendarakis, Haining Wang.

"Privacy Implications of DNSSEC Look-aside Validation," Short Paper
Proceedings of the 37th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2017), Atlanta, GA, June 2017
Aziz Mohaisen, Zhongshu Gu, Kui Ren.

"HERCULE: Attack Story Reconstruction via Community Discovery on Correlated Log Graph,"
Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC 2016), Los Angeles, CA, December 2016 (22.8%)
Kexin Pei, Zhongshu Gu, Brendan Saltaformaggio, Shiqing Ma, Fei Wang, Zhiwei Zhang, Luo Si, Xiangyu Zhang, Dongyan Xu.

"vMocity: Traveling VMs across Heterogeneous Clouds,"
Proceedings of the 35th IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS 2016), Budapest, Hungary, September 2016 (35%)
Cheng Cheng, Zhui Deng, Zhongshu Gu, Dongyan Xu.

"GUITAR: Piecing Together Android App GUIs from Memory Images," Best Paper Award
Proceedings of the 22nd ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2015), Denver, CO, October 2015 (19.8%)
Brendan Saltaformaggio, Rohit Bhatia, Zhongshu Gu, Xiangyu Zhang, Dongyan Xu.

"VCR: App-Agnostic Recovery of Photographic Evidence from Android Device Memory Images,"
Proceedings of the 22nd ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2015), Denver, CO, October 2015 (19.8%)
Brendan Saltaformaggio, Rohit Bhatia, Zhongshu Gu, Xiangyu Zhang, Dongyan Xu.

"LEAPS: Detecting Camouflaged Attacks with Statistical Learning Guided by Program Analysis,"
Proceedings of the 45th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN 2015), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 2015 (21.7%)
Zhongshu Gu, Kexin Pei, Qifan Wang, Luo Si, Xiangyu Zhang, Dongyan Xu.

"DSCRETE: Automatic Rendering of Forensic Information from Memory Images via Application Logic Reuse," Best Student Paper Award
Proceedings of the 23rd USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security 2014), San Diego, CA, August 2014 (19.1%)
Brendan Saltaformaggio, Zhongshu Gu, Xiangyu Zhang, Dongyan Xu.

"FACE-CHANGE: Application-Driven Dynamic Kernel View Switching in a Virtual Machine,"
Proceedings of the 44th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN 2014), Atlanta, GA, June 2014 (30%)
Zhongshu Gu, Brendan Saltaformaggio, Xiangyu Zhang, Dongyan Xu.

"DRIP: A Framework for Purifying Trojaned Kernel Drivers,"
Proceedings of the 43rd IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN-PDS 2013), Budapest, Hungary, June 2013 (22.1%)
Zhongshu Gu, William N. Sumner, Zhui Deng, Xiangyu Zhang, Dongyan Xu.

"Process Implanting: A New Active Introspection Framework for Virtualization,"
Proceedings of the 30th IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems(SRDS 2011), Madrid, Spain, October 2011 (26.1%)
Zhongshu Gu, Zhui Deng, Dongyan Xu, Xuxian Jiang.