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International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security(IJCNIS)

ISSN: 2074-9090 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9104 (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJCNIS Vol.8, No.10, Oct. 2016

TempR: Application of Stricture Dependent Intelligent Classifier for Fast Flux Domain Detection

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Author(s)

Prabhjot Singh Chahal, Surinder Singh Khurana

Index Terms

Content Distribution Network;Domain Name System;Fast-flux Networks;Machine learning;Botnet;Malware

Abstract

Fast-flux service networks (FFSN) helps the cyber-criminals to hide the servers used for malicious activities behind a wall of proxies (bots). It provides the reliability and detection evasion to a malicious server. FFSN use a large pool of IP addresses for proxies. Detection of FFSN is difficult as few benign technologies like Content distribution networks and round robin DNS have similar working characteristics. Many approaches have been proposed to detect FFSN and fast flux domains. However, due to dynamic behavior of FFSN, these techniques suffer from a significant number of false positives. In this paper, we present a Temporal and Real time detections based approach (TempR) to detect fast flux domains. The features of fast flux domains and benign domains have been collected and classified using intelligent classifiers. Our technique illustrates 96.99% detection accuracy with the recent behavior of fast flux domains.

Cite This Paper

Prabhjot Singh Chahal, Surinder Singh Khurana,"TempR: Application of Stricture Dependent Intelligent Classifier for Fast Flux Domain Detection", International Journal of Computer Network and Information Security(IJCNIS), Vol.8, No.10, pp.37-44, 2016.DOI: 10.5815/ijcnis.2016.10.05

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