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R. Sommese MSc (Raffaele)

PhD Candidate

About Me

I am a PhD candidate at the University of Twente. I am currently working on DNS DDoS Prevention and Protection in the MADDVIPR (Mapping DNS DDoS Vulnerabilities to Improve Protection and Prevention) Project.

For more info, visit my website at https://academia.r4ffy.info/

Expertise

Business & Economics
Attack
Network Dynamics
Privacy
World Wide Web
Engineering & Materials Science
Availability
Consolidation
Ecosystems
Servers

Publications

Recent
Affinito, A. , Sommese, R., Akiwate, G., Savage, S., Claffy, K., Voelker, G. M., Botta, A. , & Jonker, M. (2022). Domain Name Lifetimes: Baseline and Threats. In Proceedings of the 6th edition of the Network Traffic Measurement and Analysis Conference (TMA Conference 2022) International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP). https://tma.ifip.org/2022/wp-content/uploads/sites/11/2022/06/tma2022-paper32.pdf
Zembruzki, L. , Sommese, R., Granville, L. Z., Selle Jabocs, A. , Jonker, M., & Moura, G. (2022). Hosting Industry Centralization and Consolidation. In P. Varga, L. Z. Granville, A. Galis, I. Godor, N. Limam, P. Chemouil, J. Francois, & M-O. Pahl (Eds.), Proceedings of the IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium 2022: Network and Service Management in the Era of Cloudification, Softwarization and Artificial Intelligence, NOMS 2022 (pp. 1-9) https://doi.org/10.1109/NOMS54207.2022.9789881
Akiwate, G. , Sommese, R. , Jonker, M., Durumeric, Z., Claffy, K., Voelker, G. M., & Savage, S. (2022). Retroactive identification of targeted DNS infrastructure hijacking. In Proceedings of the 22nd ACM Internet Measurement Conference (pp. 14-32). Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). https://doi.org/10.1145/3517745.3561425
Sommese, R., Claffy, K. , van Rijswijk - Deij, R. M., Chattopadhyay, A., Dainotti, A. , Sperotto, A. , & Jonker, M. (2022). Investigating the impact of DDoS attacks on DNS infrastructure. In Proceedings of the 22nd ACM Internet Measurement Conference (pp. 51-64). Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). https://doi.org/10.1145/3517745.3561458
van der Toorn, O. I. , van Rijswijk - Deij, R. M. , Sommese, R. , Sperotto, A. , & Jonker, M. (2022). Saving Brian's privacy: the perils of privacy exposure through reverse DNS. In Proceedings of the 22nd ACM Internet Measurement Conference (pp. 1-13). Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). https://doi.org/10.1145/3517745.3561424
Sommese, R., Akiwate, G. , Jonker, M., Moura, G., Davids, M. , van Rijswijk - Deij, R. M., Voelker, G. M., Savage, S., Claffy, K. , & Sperotto, A. (2021). Characterization of Anycast Adoption in the DNS Authoritative Infrastructure. In TMA Conference 2021: Proceedings of the 5th Network Traffic Measurement and Analysis Conference, Virtual, September 14-15, 2021 IFIP. https://dl.ifip.org/db/conf/tma/tma2021/tma2021-paper1.pdf
Akiwate, G. , Jonker, M. , Sommese, R., Foster, I., Voelker, G. M., Savage, S., & Claffy, K. (2020). Unresolved Issues: Prevalence, Persistence, and Perils of Lame Delegations. 281-294. Paper presented at ACM Internet Measurement Conference, IMC 2020. https://doi.org/10.1145/3419394.3423623
Sommese, R. , Bertholdo, L. M., Akiwate, G. , Jonker, M. , van Rijswijk - Deij, R. M., Dainotti, A., Claffy, K. , & Sperotto, A. (2020). MAnycast2: Using Anycast to Measure Anycast. In IMC '20: Proceedings of the 20th ACM Internet Measurement Conference (pp. 456-463). ACM Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1145/3419394.3423646
Sommese, R. , Jonker, M. , van Rijswijk-Deij, R., Dainotti, A., Claffy, K. C. , & Sperotto, A. (2020). The Forgotten Side of DNS: Orphan and Abandoned Records. In 2020 IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy Workshops (EuroS&PW) (pp. 538-543). [9229781] (Proceedings - 5th IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy Workshops, Euro S and PW 2020). IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/EuroSPW51379.2020.00079
Sommese, R., Moura, G. C. M. , Jonker, M. , van Rijswijk-Deij, R., Dainotti, A., Claffy, K. C. , & Sperotto, A. (2020). When Parents and Children Disagree: Diving into DNS Delegation Inconsistency. In A. Sperotto, A. Dainotti, & B. Stiller (Eds.), Passive and Active Measurement: 21st International Conference, PAM 2020, Eugene, Oregon, USA, March 30–31, 2020. Proceedings (pp. 175-189). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 12048). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-44081-7_11

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Courses Academic Year  2022/2023

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Courses Academic Year  2021/2022

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University of Twente
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Zilverling (building no. 11)
Hallenweg 19
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Zilverling
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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