Giovane C. M. Moura, Ph.D.

Data Scientist
SIDN Labs
E-mail: giovane at protonmail .ch
Others: GitHub, Google Scholar, Twitter, LinkedIn


Biography ~ Recent Publications ~ Older Publications


Short-bio: I am Data Scientist with SIDN Labs, the resarch arm of SIDN, the Netherland’s .nl top-level domain operator. My research focus on bringing academic rigor to network operations, to improve performance, security and stability of networked systems.

Recent publications (2016–now):

Internet Centralization and Consolidation

  1. Giovane C. M. Moura, Sebastian Castro, Wes Hardaker, Maarten Wullink, Cristian Hesselman. Clouding up the Internet: how centralized is DNS traffic becoming?. Proceedings of the ACM Internet Measurement Conference (ACM IMC2020). Virtual Conference, Oct. 2020. [PDF, IMC2020 Presentation, RIPE81 presentation].

Anycast and DNS Engineering

  1. Giovane C. M. Moura, John Heidemann, Wes Hardaker, Jeroen Bulten, João Ceron and Cristian Hesselman. Old but Gold: Prospecting TCP to Engineer DNS Anycast (extended). Technical Report ISI-TR-740. USC/Information Sciences Institute. [PDF]

  2. Giovane C. M. Moura, John Heidemann, Ricardo de O. Schmidt and Wes Hardaker. Cache Me If You Can: Effects of DNS Time-to-Live. Proceedings of the ACM Internet Measurement Conference. Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Oct. 2019 (ACM IMC2019). [PDF]

  3. Moritz Müller, Giovane C. M. Moura, Ricardo de O. Schmidt and John Heidemann. Recursives in the Wild: Engineering Authoritative DNS Servers. Proceedings of the ACM Internet Measurement Conference. London, UK, 2017, 489–495 (ACM IMC2017) [PDF]

Denial of Service Attacks (DDoS)

  1. Giovane C. M. Moura, Cristian Hesselman, Gerald Schaapman, Nick Boerman, Octavia de Weerdt . Into the DDoS maelstrom: a longitudinal study of a scrubbing service . In : 5th International Workshop on Traffic Measurements for Cybersecurity (WTMC 2020), Online Conference. [PDF]

  2. Giovane C. M. Moura, John Heidemann, Moritz Müller, Ricardo de O. Schmidt and Marco Davids. When the Dike Breaks: Dissecting DNS Defenses During DDoS. Proceedings of the ACM Internet Measurement Conference. Boston, MA, USA, Oct. 2018. (ACM IMC2018) [PDF]

  3. Giovane C. M. Moura, Ricardo de O. Schmidt, John Heidemann, Wouter B. de Vries, Moritz Müller, Lan Wei and Christian Hesselman. Anycast vs. DDoS: Evaluating the November 2015 Root DNS Event. Proceedings of the ACM Internet Measurement Conference(ACM IMC2016) Nov. 2016. [PDF]

DNS Security and Zone Contents

  1. Thymen Wabeke, Giovane C. M. Moura, Nanneke Franken, Cristian Hesselman. Counterfighting Counterfeit: detecting and taking down fraudulent webshops at a ccTLD. Proceedings of the Passive and Active Measurement Workshop (PAM2020).Eugene, OR, USA, Mar. 2020. [PDF]

  2. Raffaele Sommese, Giovane C. M. Moura, Mattijs Jonker, Roland van Rijswijk-Deij , Alberto Dainotti, KC Claffy, Anna Sperotto. When parents and children disagree: Diving into DNS delegation inconsistency. Proceedings of the Passive and Active Measurement Workshop. (PAM2020) Eugene, OR, USA, Mar. 2020. [PDF]

  3. Pawel Foremski, Oliver Gasser, Giovane C. M. Moura. DNS Observatory: The Big Picture of the DNS . Proceedings of the ACM Internet Measurement Conference (Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Oct. 2019) (ACM IMC2019). [PDF]

  4. M. Korczynski, M. Wullink, S. Tajalizadehkhoob, G. C. M. Moura, A. Noroozian, D. Bagley, and C. Hesselman, Cybercrime After the Sunrise: A Statistical Analysis of DNS Abuse in New gTLDs, ACM Asia Conference on Computer & Communications Security 2018 (ASIA CCS ’18), Incheon, Republic of Korea, June 2018. [PDF]

  5. Maarten Aertsen, Maciej Korczynski, Giovane C. M. Moura, Samaneh Tajalizadehkhoob, and Jan van den Berg. 2017. No domain left behind: is Let’s Encrypt democratizing encryption?. In Proceedings of Applied Networking Research Workshop 2017, Prague, Czech Republic, July 15 (ANRW‘17). [PDF]

  6. Giovane C. M. Moura, Moritz Müller, Marco Davids, Maarten Wullink, and Cristian Hesselman: Domain names abuse and TLDs: from monetization towards mitigation. 3rd IEEE/IFIP Workshop on Security for Emerging Distributed Network Technologies (DISSECT 2017), co-located with IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management (IM 2017). [PDF]

Systems

  1. Maarten Wullink, Giovane. C. M. Moura and Cristian Hesselman: DMap: automating domain name ecosystem measurements and applications. In: 2018 International Workshop on Traffic and Monitoring Analysis (TMA 2018). Vienna, June 2018. [PDF]

  2. Cristian Hesselman, Giovane C. M. Moura, Ricardo de O. Schmidt, Cees Toet. Increasing DNS Security and Stability through a Control Plane for Top-level Domain Operators. IEEE Communications Magazine, 2017, 55.1: 197-203. [PDF]

  3. Maarten Wullink, Giovane. C. M. Moura , Moritz Müller and Cristian Hesselman. ENTRADA: a High-Performance Network Traffic Data Streaming Warehouse. In: IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2016) – Experience Session. Istanbul, Turkey, May 2016. [PDF]

  4. Giovane. C. M. Moura , Moritz Müller, Maarten Wullink and Cristian Hesselman. nDEWS: a New Domains Early Warning System for TLDs. In: IEEE/IFIP International Workshop on Analytics for Network and Service Management (AnNet 2016), co-located with IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2016). Istanbul, Turkey, May 2016. [PDF]

  5. Maarten Wullink, Moritz Müller, Marco Davids, Giovane C. M. Moura, and Cristian Hesselman. ENTRADA: Enabling DNS Big Data Applications. In: APWG Symposium on Electronic Crime Research (eCRIME 2016), Toronto, ON, Canada. June 1–3, 2016. [PDF]

 

 


Last updated on Nov 09, 2020.