Zakir Durumeric

Assistant Professor

Stanford Computer Science

zakir@cs.stanford.edu [key]

(650) 724-6279

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I am an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, where my research focuses on empirical systems and network security. I'm also co-founder and Chief Technologist of Censys.

Students and Teaching

I will be teaching CS356 Topics in Systems and Network Security in Fall '18. I am always looking for students interested in networking and security.

Select Publications

Understanding the Mirai Botnet
  • Manos Antonakakis, Tim April, Michael Bailey, Matt Bernhard, Elie Bursztein, Jaime Cochran
  • Zakir Durumeric, J. Alex Halderman, Luca Invernizzi, Michalis Kallitsis, Deepak Kumar, Chaz Lever,
  • Zane Ma, Joshua Mason, Damian Menscher, Chad Seaman, Nick Sullivan, Kurt Thomas, Yi Zhou
  • USENIX Security Symposium, August 2017
The Security Impact of HTTPS Interception
  • Zakir Durumeric, Zane Ma, Drew Springall, Richard Barnes, Nick Sullivan, Elie Bursztein,
  • Michael Bailey, J. Alex Halderman, and Vern Paxson
  • Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), February 2017
Neither Snow Nor Rain Nor MITM... An Empirical Analysis of Email Delivery Security
  • Zakir Durumeric, David Adrian, Ariana Mirian, James Kasten, Kurt Thomas, Vijay Eranti,
  • Nicholas Lidzborski, Elie Bursztein, Michael Bailey, and J. Alex Halderman
  • ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), October 2015
  • IETF Applied Networking Research Prize (ANRP)
Imperfect Forward Secrecy: How Diffie-Hellman Fails in Practice
  • David Adrian, Karthikeyan Bhargavan, Zakir Durumeric, Pierrick Gaudry, Matthew Green,
  • J. Alex Halderman, Nadia Heninger, Drew Springall, Emmanuel Thomé, Luke Valenta,
  • Benjamin VanderSloot, Eric Wustrow, Santiago Zanella-Beguelin, and Paul Zimmermann
  • ACM Computer and Communications Security (CCS), October 2015
  • Best Paper Award
Censys: A Search Engine Backed by Internet-Wide Scanning
  • Zakir Durumeric, David Adrian, Ariana Mirian, Michael Bailey, and J. Alex Halderman
  • ACM Computer and Communications Security (CCS), October 2015
The Matter of Heartbleed
  • Zakir Durumeric, Frank Li, James Kasten, Johanna Amann, Jethro Beekman, Mathias Payer,
  • Nicolas Weaver, David Adrian, Vern Paxson, Michael Bailey, and J. Alex Halderman
  • ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), November 2014
  • Best Paper Award
ZMap: Fast Internet-Wide Scanning and its Security Applications
  • Zakir Durumeric, Eric Wustrow, and J. Alex Halderman
  • USENIX Security Symposium, August 2013
Mining Your Ps and Qs: Detection of Widespread Weak Keys in Network Devices
  • Nadia Heninger, Zakir Durumeric, Eric Wustrow, and J. Alex Halderman
  • USENIX Security Symposium, August 2012
  • Best Paper Award