Projects

Our research interests span across network, mobile, software, hardware, and human, emphasizing security and privacy issues of the targets. Details will be posted when they become publicly available.

  • Offensive Security
    • RouteDetector — A novel PoC side-channel attack for mobile devices
    • Trojan of Things
    • Analysis of RF retroreflector
    • Social Accounts De-anonymization
    • De-anonymizing online purchase history
  • Mobile Security
    • ACODE — Analysing mobile apps with static software analysis and natural language processing
    • AppRaiser — A system that automatically detects “cloned” Android apps
    • PADetector — A system that can detect promotional attackers on the Android app marketplaces.
    • Analytics of mobile app market
  • Hardware
  • Usable Security / Human-factors in security
    • Accessible Security — Authentication mechanisms for visually impaired person [paper][poster]
    • Passwords analytics
    • Usable and secure pattern rock system
    • User security perception on the Android marketplace
  • Privacy
    • Understanding web tracking in the wild
    • Android app privacy
  • Network Security
    • AutoBLG — Automated blacklist generation framework.
    • SFMap — Inferring hostnames of encrypted HTTP traffic
    • Detecting malicious traffic
    • Darknet analysis — Extracting useful information from darknet traffic
    • Detecting potentially unwanted program (PUP)
  • Software Security
    • Malware analytics — Applying machine learning techniques to analyzing malware samples
    • Scalable vulnerability detection