The phenomenon of adversarial examples has attracted much research effort as of late, with new defenses being proposed regularly. However, there are some troubling trends in the evaluation of these defenses which cast doubt on their effectiveness.
Domain generation algorithms (DGAs) are commonly leveraged by malware to create lists of domain names which can be used for command and control (C&C) purposes. Detecting DGA domains and distinguishing them from benign traffic in real time is an important method for combating the spread of malware.
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