September 9, 2022
DARPA-funded Mobile Adaptive Relay Anti-Totalitarian Human Overlay Network (MARATHON) kicks off, a joint effort between Stealth Software Technologies, The George Washington University, and Georgetown University to build more resilient and censorship-resistant messaging systems

September 2, 2022
User Perceptions of the Privacy and Usability of Smart DNS (with Rahel Fainchtein, Adam Aviv, and Micah Sherr) conditionally accepted (with shepherding) to Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC)

April 15, 2022
NSF funds Security and Privacy Implications of Remote Proctoring for School Policies and Practices project, a collaborative effort between SecLab and the GWUSEC lab at George Washington Univ.

April 6, 2022
Learning to Behave: Improving Covert Channel Security with Behavior-Based Designs (with Ryan Wails, Andrew Stange, Eliana Troper, Aylin Caliskan, Roger Dingledine, Rob Jansen, and Micah Sherr) accepted to 22nd Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS)

August 9, 2021
Examining the Examiners: Students’ Privacy and Security Perceptions of Online Proctoring Services (with David Balash, Dongkun Kim, Darika Shaibekova, Rahel A. Fainchtein, and Micah Sherr, and Adam J. Aviv) appears at Symposium On Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS)

July 24, 2021
Accountable Private Set Cardinality for Distributed Measurement (with Ellis Fenske, Akshaya Mani, and Aaron Johnson) accepted to ACM Transactions on Privacy and Security (TOPS)

July 15, 2021
Congratulations to Logan Arkema on winning the Andreas Pfitzmann Best Student Paper Award at the 2021 Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium for his paper on Residue-Free Computing

June 29, 2021
Version 2.0 of the NSF-funded Shadow project is now in pre-release!

May 21, 2021
Residue-Free Computing accepted to PoPETS 2021

April 19, 2021
Congratulations to Feiyang Yu for successfully defending his Master’s Thesis, Towards More Privacy-Preserving and Practical Internet-of-Things Devices

November 16, 2020
Jim Newsome (Tor Project) discusses Shadow 2.0 (a joint project between Georgetown, NRL, and Tor) at Tor’s State of the Onion.

November 1, 2020
Holes in the Geofence: Privacy Vulnerabilities in Smart DNS Services accepted to PoPETS 2021 (with shepherding condition).

August 12, 2020
Benjamin Ujcich joins Georgetown after completing his Ph.D. at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His research interests include secure systems and network design.

March 30, 2020
Bypassing Tor Exit Blocking with Exit Bridge Onion Services accepted to the 27th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS).

March 4, 2020
Ephemeral Exit Bridges for Tor accepted to the 50th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN 2020)