Vulnerability Disclosure in the Age of Social Media: Exploiting Twitter for Predicting Real-World Exploits

@inproceedings{Sabottke2015VulnerabilityDI,
  title={Vulnerability Disclosure in the Age of Social Media: Exploiting Twitter for Predicting Real-World Exploits},
  author={Carl Sabottke and Octavian Suciu and Tudor Dumitras},
  booktitle={USENIX Security Symposium},
  year={2015}
}
In recent years, the number of software vulnerabilities discovered has grown significantly. This creates a need for prioritizing the response to new disclosures by assessing which vulnerabilities are likely to be exploited and by quickly ruling out the vulnerabilities that are not actually exploited in the real world. We conduct a quantitative and qualitative exploration of the vulnerability-related information disseminated on Twitter. We then describe the design of a Twitter-based exploit… CONTINUE READING
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