Our paper titled "Sync+Sync: A Covert Channel Built on fsync with Storage" is accepted by the 33rd USENIX Security Symposium. In the paper, we build a novel covert (side) channel named Sync+Sync that exploits the fsync system call with persistent storage for secretive information transmission.
USENIX Security is widely considered as a prestigious conference in the domain of security and privacy. It will take place in Philadelphia, PA, USA from 14 to 16 August, 2024. The first author of this paper, Mr Qisheng Jiang, is going to be a 3rd-year postgraduate student with Toast Lab. Chundong is the 2nd and corresponding author.