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Online Tracking: A 1-million-site Measurement and Analysis
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-01-20)
We present the largest and most detailed measurement of online tracking conducted to date, based on a crawl of the top 1 million websites. We make 15 types of measurements on each site, including stateful (cookie-based) ...
The Price of Free: Privacy Leakage in Personalized Mobile In‐App Ads
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016-02-05)
ln-app advertising is an essential part of the ecosystem of free mobile applications. On the surface, this creates a win-win situation where app developers can profit from their work without charging the users. Meanwhile, ...
Security and Privacy Issues of Modern Web Browsers
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-09-22)
The modern web, as users experience it, bears little resemblance to the original world wide web invented by Tim Berners-Lee. Static, stateless, HTML pages with text and the occasional pixelated images gave way to dynamic, ...
Tracing the Arc of Smartphone Application Security
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2017-12-01)
The introduction of smart phones in the mid-2000s forever changed the way users interact with data and computation--and through it prompted a renaissance of digital innovation. Yet, at the same time, the architectures, ...
Beyond Snowden: Privacy, Mass Surveillance, and the Struggle to Reform the NSA
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-10-12)
Snowden’s leaks of top secret documents prompted companies and individuals to take long overdue steps to make their communications and data more secure. The episode also led to reforms that made government surveillance ...
The Implications of Privacy-Aware Choice
(Georgia Institute of Technology, 2018-10-19)
Privacy concerns are becoming a major obstacle to using data in the way that we want. It's often unclear how current regulations should translate into technology, and the changing legal landscape surrounding privacy can ...