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Design, implementation and evaluation of the first effective defense not requiring manual analysis against in-browser cryptojacking.
Best Short Paper
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Integration of ImageNet pretrained CV models and IR salience patterns that significantly boosts ranking accuracy, especially on earlier positions.
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