CS 858: Hot Topics in Privacy Enhancing Technologies — Spring 2013

Suggested Reading List

This is a list of papers we will discuss in class. Feel free to suggest any others you may find appropriate. A good starting point for finding papers in this area is Free Haven's Selected Papers in Anonymity site.

'I've Got Nothing to Hide' and Other Misunderstandings of Privacy (local cached copy)
Daniel J. Solove, San Diego Law Review, Vol. 44, 2007
A Classification for Privacy Techniques (local cached copy)
Carlisle Adams, University of Ottawa Law & Technology Journal 3, 2006
PETs for the Internet
Privacy-enhancing Technologies for the Internet (local cached copy)
Ian Goldberg, David Wagner, Eric Brewer, IEEE COMPCON 1997
Privacy-enhancing technologies for the Internet, II: Five years later (local cached copy)
Ian Goldberg, PET 2002
Privacy-enhancing technologies for the Internet III: Ten years later (local cached copy)
Ian Goldberg, "Digital Privacy: Theory, Technologies and Practices", Alessandro Acquisti, Stefanos Gritzalis, Costas Lambrinoudakis, and Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati, editors, 2007
Anonymous and Pseudonymous Communication
Untraceable electronic mail, return addresses, and digital pseudonyms (local cached copy)
David Chaum, Communications of the ACM, 1981
Tor: The Second-Generation Onion Router (local cached copy)
Roger Dingledine, Nick Mathewson, Paul Syverson, USENIX Security 2004
Scalable Onion Routing with Torsk (local cached copy)
Jon McLachlan, Andrew Tran, Nicholas Hopper, Yongdae Kim, CCS 2009
ShadowWalker: Peer-to-peer Anonymous Communication using Redundant Structured Topologies (local cached copy)
Prateek Mittal, Nikita Borisov, CCS 2009
Balancing the Shadows (local cached copy)
Max Schuchard, Alex Dean, Victor Heorhiadi, Yongdae Kim, Nicholas Hopper, WPES 2010
In Search of an Anonymous and Secure Lookup: Attacks on Structured Peer-to-peer Anonymous Communication Systems (local cached copy)
Qiyan Wang, Prateek Mittal, Nikita Borisov, CCS 2010
Censorship Resistance
Publius: A robust, tamper-evident, censorship-resistant and source-anonymous web publishing system (local cached copy)
Marc Waldman, Aviel Rubin, Lorrie Cranor, USENIX Security 2000
Telex: Anticensorship in the Network Infrastructure (local cached copy)
Eric Wustrow, Scott Wolchok, Ian Goldberg, J. Alex Halderman, USENIX Security 2011
Cirripede: Circumvention Infrastructure using Router Redirection with Plausible Deniability (local cached copy)
Amir Houmansadr, Giang Nguyen, Matthew Caesar, Nikita Borisov, CCS 2011
Routing Around Decoys (local cached copy)
Max Schuchard, John Geddes, Christopher Thompson, Nicholas Hopper, CCS 2012
SkypeMorph: Protocol Obfuscation for Tor Bridges (local cached copy)
Hooman Mohajeri Moghaddam, Baiyu Li, Mohammad Derakhshani, Ian Goldberg, CCS 2012
StegoTorus: A Camouflage Proxy for the Tor Anonymity System (local cached copy)
Zachary Weinberg, Jeffrey Wang, Vinod Yegneswaran, Linda Briesemeister, Steven Cheung, Frank Wang, Dan Boneh, CCS 2012
CensorSpoofer: Asymmetric Communication using IP Spoofing for Censorship-Resistant Web Browsing (local cached copy)
Qiyan Wang, Xun Gong, Giang T. K. Nguyen, Amir Houmansadr, Nikita Borisov, CCS 2012
The Parrot is Dead: Observing Unobservable Network Communications (local cached copy)
Amir Houmansadr, Chad Brubaker, Vitaly Shmatikov, Oakland 2013
Privacy in P2P and Social Networks
The Sybil Attack (local cached copy)
John R. Douceur, IPTPS 2002
DSybil: Optimal Sybil-Resistance for Recommendation Systems (local cached copy)
Haifeng Yu, Chenwei Shi, Michael Kaminsky, Phillip B. Gibbons, Feng Xiao, Oakland 2009
De-anonymizing Social Networks (local cached copy)
Arvind Narayanan, Vitaly Shmatikov, Oakland 2009
Preserving Link Privacy in Social Network based Systems (local cached copy)
Prateek Mittal, Charalampos Papamanthou, Dawn Song, NDSS 2013
Vanish: Increasing Data Privacy with Self-Destructing Data (local cached copy)
Roxana Geambasu, Tadayoshi Kohno, Amit A. Levy, Henry M. Levy, USENIX Security 2009
Defeating Vanish with Low-Cost Sybil Attacks Against Large DHTs (local cached copy)
Scott Wolchok, Owen S. Hofmann, Nadia Heninger, Edward W. Felten, J. Alex Halderman, Christopher J. Rossbach, Brent Waters, Emmett Witchel, NDSS 2010
Private Computation and Storage
Protocols for Secure Computations (local cached copy)
Andrew Yao, FOCS 1982
Private Information Retrieval: An Overview And Current Trends (local cached copy)
Dmitri Asonov, ECDPvA Workshop, Informatik 2001
Billion-Gate Secure Computation with Malicious Adversaries (local cached copy)
Benjamin Kreuter, abhi shelat, Chih-hao Shen, USENIX Security 2012
On the Computational Practicality of Private Information Retrieval (local cached copy)
Radu Sion, Bogdan Carbunar, NDSS 2007
Revisiting the Computational Practicality of Private Information Retrieval (local cached copy)
Femi Olumofin, Ian Goldberg, FC 2011
PrivateFS: A Parallel Oblivious File System (local cached copy)
Peter Williams, Radu Sion, Alin Tomescu, CCS 2012
Web Privacy
Certified Lies: Detecting and Defeating Government Interception Attacks Against SSL (local cached copy)
Christopher Soghoian, Sid Stamm, FC 2011
ObliviAd: Provably Secure and Practical Online Behavioral Advertising (local cached copy)
Michael Backes, Aniket Kate, Matteo Maffei, Kim Pecina, Oakland 2012
Privacy-Aware Personalization for Mobile Advertising (local cached copy)
Michaela Hardt, Suman Nath, CCS 2012