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Jun 25, 2013
Our paper “Revolver: An Automated Approach to the Detection of Evasive Web-based Malware” has been accepted at USENIX Security.
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Sep 4, 2012
Our BitTorrent monitoring paper has been picked widely in the press: BBC, New Scientist, Slashdot, Huffington Post, etc. Read more…

Jun 28, 2012
Our paper “The Unbearable Lightness of Monitoring: Indirect and Direct Peer Monitoring in BitTorrent” has been accepted at SECURECOMM.
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I am a Lecturer in the School of Computer Science at the University of Birmingham, UK. I completed my Ph.D. degree in Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

My research interests include most aspects of computer security, with an emphasis on web security, vulnerability analysis, electronic voting security, and intrusion detection.

During the academic year 2013–2014, I'll be in (part-time) secondment at Lastline, Inc..

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Marco Cova
Phone: +44 (0) 121 414 8556
Fax: +44 (0) 121 414 4281

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School of Computer Science
University of Birmingham
Birmingham, B15 2TT
United Kingdom

Office: Computer Science building (Y9), Room 140