A1 Journal article (refereed)
Hypervisor-Based White Listing of Executables (2019)

Leon, R. S., Kiperberg, M., Zabag, A. A. L., Resh, A., Algawi, A., & Zaidenberg, N. J. (2019). Hypervisor-Based White Listing of Executables. IEEE Security & Privacy, 17(5), 58-67. https://doi.org/10.1109/MSEC.2019.2910218

JYU authors or editors

Publication details

All authors or editorsLeon, Roee S; Kiperberg, Michael; Zabag, Anat Anatey Leon; Resh, Amit; Algawi, Asaf; Zaidenberg, Nezer J.

Journal or seriesIEEE Security & Privacy



Publication year2019


Issue number5

Pages range58-67

PublisherIEEE Computer Society Press

Publication countryUnited States

Publication languageEnglish


Publication open accessNot open

Publication channel open access

Publication is parallel published (JYX)https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/67289


We describe an efficient system for ensuring code integrity of an operating system (OS), both its own code and application code. The proposed system can protect from an attacker who has full control over the OS kernel. An evaluation of the system's performance suggests the induced overhead is negligible.

Keywordsdata securityoperating systemsLinuxprogrammingvirtualisation

Free keywordsoperating systems; databases; virtual machine monitors; Linux; microprogramming; monitoring; image segmentation

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Ministry reportingYes

Reporting Year2019

JUFO rating2

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