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Countdown to Pittsburgh …

This Saturday I will be leaving to Pittsburgh for my research intern at CMU. Straight afterwards we will go to Greece for some holidays. Finally at the end of the summer I will be going to the IFIP SEC 10 conference before I return back home in October. Happy summer everyone and see you soon! […]

fitm research security

Technical Report: Friend-in-the-Middle (FITM) Attacks

Abstract. In the ongoing arms race between spammers and the multi-million dollar anti-spam industry, the number of unsolicited e-mail messages (better known as “spam”) and phishing has increased heavily in the last decade. In this paper, we show that our novel friend-in-the-middle attack on social networking sites (SNSs) can be used to harvest social data […]