News Archive



  • October: Our paper "Detecting Covert Cryptomining using HPC" has been accepted at CANS '20.
  • August: Our paper "Averages don't Characterise the Heavy Tails of Ransoms" has been accepted at APWG/IEEE eCrime '20.
  • June: Our paper "Improving Password Guessing via Representation Learning" has been accepted at IEEE S&P '21.
  • May: I won the DBL post-doctoral research fellowship.
  • April: Our paper "The Road Ahead for Networking: A Survey on ICN-IP Coexistence Solutions" has been accepted for publication in IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials.


  • September: Our paper "Cryptomining cannot Change its Spots: Detecting Covert Cryptomining using Magnetic Side-channel" has been accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security.
  • May: Our paper "Blockchain Trilemma Solver Algorand has Dilemma over Undecidable Messages" has been accepted at ARES '19.
  • May: Our paper "On the Exploitation of Online SMS Receiving Services to Forge ID Verification" has been accepted at ARES '19.
  • January: A short technical report "The True Scale of Extortions by Sextortion Emails" is available here.


  • November: Our paper "Mind Your Wallet's Privacy: Identifying Bitcoin Wallet Apps and User's Actions through Network Traffic Analysis" has been accepted at ACM SAC '19.
  • October: My research project has won the 2nd runner-up position at the Young Researcher Award at DIGITALmeet '18.
  • August: Our paper "On the Economic Significance of Ransomware Campaigns: A Bitcoin Transactions Perspective" has been accepted for publication in Elsevier Computers & Security.
  • April: Our paper "Spot the Difference: Your Bucket is Leaking - A Novel Methodology to Expose A/B Testing Effortlessly" has been accepted at IEEE CNS '18 workshop: SPC '18.


  • November: I won the Intel Student Travel Grant at IEEE NFV-SDN '17.
  • August: Our paper "A Comprehensive and Effective Mechanism for DDoS Detection in SDN" has been accepted at IEEE WiMob '17.
  • July: Our paper "Blocking Intrusions at Border using Software Defined-Internet Exchange Point (SD-IXP)" has been accepted at
    IEEE NFV-SDN '17.
  • February: Our paper "PANORAMA: Real-time Bird's Eye View of an OpenFlow Network" has been accepted at IEEE ICNSC '17.


  • August: I won the CaRiPaRo doctoral research fellowship (awarded to only 15 international students per year) to pursue a fully-funded PhD.
  • May: Our paper "ELBA: Efficient Layer Based Routing Algorithm in SDN" has been accepted at IEEE ICCCN '16.