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Fall 2016: I am the instructor for the Networking Class for the Online Master of Science Degree Program (OMS-CS6250).   

Spring 2016: Joined IISP at GT as a Research Scientist.

 

November 2015: Ph.D. Thesis Defense on cybercrime infrastructures. 

 

November 2015: Attended Hotnets2015

 

August 2015: Presented our paper on AS reputation in SIGCOMM

 

July 2015: Gave a talk at FORTH, in Crete, Grete.

 

April 2015: Our paper on AS reputation is accepted to SIGCOMM2015

 

January 2015: Joined Damballa Labs as a full-time research scientist.

 

October 2014: Gave a talk at NANOG62 about our work on bulletproof-hosting ASes.

 

August 2014: I am interning at Damballa Labs.

 

I am a research scientist at the College of Computing, at Georgia Tech. I work with Prof. Wenke Lee and Prof. Roberto Perdisci.  My research interests are in the intersection of routing and network security.

 

Previously, I worked as a research scientist at Damballa Labs. I received my Ph.D. in Computer Science from Georgia Tech, working with Prof. Nick Feamster. During the Ph.D. program, I had interned at Verisign Labs (Summer 2013, advisor: Allison Mankin). I hold an M.S. degree in Systems Engineering from Boston University and a Diploma in Eng. from Industrial Engineering and Management Dept. at Technical University of Crete, Greece.

 

 

Publications

 

Understanding and Defending Against Internet Infrastructures Supporting

Cybercrime Operations

M. Konte, Ph.D. Thesis, Georgia Tech, November 2015.

 

ASwatch: An AS Reputation System to Expose Bulletproof Hosting ASes
M. Konte, R. Perdisci, N. Feamster
ACM SIGCOMM
London, UK. August 2015.

Also, presented at NANOG 62, Baltimore, MD, 10/2014.


Re-wiring Activity of Malicious Networks
M. Konte, N. Feamster
Passive and Active Measurement Conference (PAM)
Vienna, Austria. March 2012.

 

Wide-area Routing Dynamics of Malicious Networks [Poster]

M. Konte, N. Feamster

ACM SIGCOMM, Poster Session

Toronto, Ontario, Canada. August 2011.

Dynamics of Online Scam Hosting Infrastructure
M. Konte, N. Feamster, J. Jung
Passive and Actice Measurement Conference (PAM)
Seoul, Korea, April 2009. Best Paper Award (Data)

 

Fast Flux Service Networks: Dynamics and Roles in Online Scam

Hosting Infrastructure
M. Konte, N. Feamster, J. Jung
Technical Report GT-CS-08-07. September 2008.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Favorite Quote

 

"The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern.

 

Beautiful people do not just happen."

 

― Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

 
 
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