Detecting Code Reuse Attacks with Branch Prediction

Yongsuk Lee, Kyung Ho Lee

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)


Code reuse attacks (CRAs) allow attackers to produce malicious results by using legitimate code binaries in memory. The authors propose incorporating control-flow validation into the processors instruction execution pipeline, along with a mis-prediction validation unit and a branch prediction unit, to help identify attacks.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages8
Specialist publicationComputer
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Apr 1


  • code reuse attack
  • control-flow validation
  • CRA
  • cybercrime
  • cybersecurity
  • hacking
  • mis-prediction
  • security
  • software

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)

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