• Kostantinos Papadamou, Savvas Zannettou, Bogdan-Cosmin Chifor, Sorin Teican, George Gugulea, Annamaria Recupero, Alberto Caponi, Claudio Pisa, Giuseppe Bianchi, Steven Gevers, Christos Xenakis, Michael Sirivianos. "Killing the Password and Preserving Privacy with Device-Centric and Attribute-based Authentication". IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 2020. pdf
    In the news: El Pais, Philenews, Cordis, Forbes Romania.

  • Kostantinos Papadamou, Antonis Papasavva, Savvas Zannettou, Jeremy Blackburn, Nicolas Kourtellis, Ilias Leontiadis, Gianluca Stringhini, Michael Sirivianos. "Disturbed YouTube For Kids: Characterizing And Detecting Inappropriate Videos Targeting Young Children". International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM), 2020. pdf
    In the news: Bleepingcomputer, Zing.vn, New Scientist, Reddit, Washington Post, The New York Times.

  • Savvas Zannettou, Michael Sirivianos, Jeremy Blackburn, Nicolas Kourtellis. "The Web of False Information: Rumors, Fake News, Hoaxes, Clickbait, and Various Other Shenanigans". ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality, 2019. pdf

  • Savvas Zannettou, Tristan Caulfield, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Michael Sirivianos, Gianluca Stringhini, Jeremy Blackburn. "Disinformation Warfare: Understanding State-Sponsored Trolls on Twitter and Their Influence on the Web". Workshop on Computational Methods in CyberSafety, Online Harassment and Misinformation, co-located with The Web Conference, 2019. long version, pdf
    In the news: The Register, The Conversation, Houston Chronicle, US News.
    Policy: Regulating disinformation with artificial intelligence, EU Parliament Research Service.
    Awards: Best paper.
     
  • Savvas Zannettou, Tristan Caulfield, William Setzer, Michael Sirivianos, Gianluca Stringhini, Jeremy Blackburn. "Who Let The Trolls Out? Towards Understanding State-Sponsored Trolls". ACM International Web Science Conference (WebSci), 2019. pdf
    In the news: TechXplore.

  • Andri Ioannou, Jeremy Blackburn, Gianluca Stringhini, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Nicolas Kourtellis, Michael Sirivianos. "From Risk Factors to Detection and Intervention: A Practical Proposal for Future Work on Cyberbullying" Behaviour & Information Technology (TBIT), 2018. pdf
     
  • Savvas Zannettou, Tristan Caulfield, Jeremy Blackburn, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Michael Sirivianos, Gianluca Stringhini, and Guillermo Suarez-Tangil. "On the Origins of Memes by Means of Fringe Web Communities". ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), 2018. pdf
    In the news: QUARTZ, Business Insider, Nerdcore, MIT Technology Review, VICE, InfoWars, Dailydot, Indy100, Thinkprogress, Iflscience, Hornet, Washington Post, BBC News, The Conversation, Rappler, El Pais, MotherJones, Raw Story, Bellingcat, Infowars.
    Awards: Distinguished paper

  • Antigoni-Maria Founta, Constantinos Djouvas, Despoina Chatzakou, Ilias Leontiadis, Jeremy Blackburn, Gianluca Stringhini, Athena Vakali, Michael Sirivianos and Nicolas Kourtellis. "Large Scale Crowdsourcing and Characterization of Twitter Abusive Behavior". International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM), 2018. pdf

  • Savvas Zannettou, Jeremy Blackburn, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Michael Sirivianos, Gianluca Stringhini. "Understanding Web Archiving Services and Their (Mis)Use on Social Media". International AAAI Conference on the Web and Social Media (ICWSM), 2018. pdf

  • Savvas Zannettou, Barry Bradlyn, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Michael Sirivianos, Gianluca Stringhini, Haewoon Kwak, Jeremy Blackburn. "What is Gab? A Bastion of Free Speech or an Alt-Right Echo Chamber?". Workshop on Computational Methods in CyberSafety, Online Harassment and Misinformation, co-located with The Web Conference, 2018. pdf
    In the news: New Scientist.
     
  • Savvas Zannettou, Tristan Caulfield, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Nicolas Kourtellis, Ilias Leontiadis, Michael Sirivianos, Gianluca Stringhini, Jeremy Blackburn. "The Web Centipede: Understanding How Web Communities Influence Each Other Through the Lens of Mainstream and Alternative News Sources". ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), 2017. pdf
    In the news: The Atlantic, Benthamsgaze, Hackingdistributed, UAB News.
    Policy: Canadian Security Intelligence Service.

  • C. Iordanou, C. Soriente, M. Sirivianos and N. Laoutaris. "Who is Fiddling with Prices? Building and Deploying a Watchdog Service for E-commerce". ACM SIGCOMM, 2017. pdf, tech-report, software tool, video
    In the news: Business Insider.
    Policy: Consumer market study on online market segmentation through personalised pricing/offers in the European Union.
     
  • Q. Cao, M. Sirivianos, X. Yang and K. Munagala. “Combating Friend Spam Using Social Rejections”. IEEE 35th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2015. pdf, tech-report 
     
  • M. Sirivianos, K. Kim, J.W. Gan and X. Yang. "Leveraging Social Feedback to Verify Online Identity Claims". ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB), 2014 . pdf
     
  • L. Gyarmati, R. Stanojevic, M. Sirivianos and N. Laoutaris. "Sharing the Cost of Backbone Networks: Cui Bono?". ACM Internet Measurement Conference, 2012. pdf
     
  • Q. Cao, M. Sirivianos, X. Yang and T. Pregueiro. "Aiding the Detection of Fake Accounts in Large Scale Social Online Services”. USENIX conference on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI), 2012. pdf
     
  • Nikolaos Laoutaris, Michael Sirivianos, Xiaoyuan Yang and Pablo Rodriguez. "Inter-Datacenter Bulk Transfers with NetStitcher". Proceedings of the ACM SIGCOMM conference, 2011. pdf, tech-report
     
  • Michael Sirivianos, Kyungbaek Kim, Xiaowei Yang. “SocialFilter: Introducing Social Trust to Collaborative Spam Mitigation". Proceedings of IEEE INFOCOM, 2011. pdf
     
  • M. Sirivianos, X. Yang and S. Jarecki. "Robust and Efficient Incentives for Cooperative Content Distribution". IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking. 2009. pdf
     
  • M. Sirivianos, J. H. Park, X. Yang and S. Jarecki. "Dandelion: Cooperative Content Distribution with Robust Incentives". USENIX Annual Technical Conference, 2007. pdf
     
  • M. Sirivianos, J. H. Park, R. Chen and X. Yang. "Free-riding in BitTorrent Networks with the Large View Exploit". IPTPS, 2007. pdf
     
  • M. Goodrich, M. Sirivianos, J. Solis, G. Tsudik and E. Uzun. "Loud and Clear: Human Verifiable Authentication Based on Audio". 26th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems, 2006. pdf

  • Nikos Salamanos, Michael J. Jensen, Xinlei He, Yang Chen, Michael Sirivianos. "On the Influence of Twitter Trolls during the 2016 US Presidential Election". ArXiv, 2019. pdf

  • Michael J. Jensen, Nikos Salamanos, Xinlei He, Yang Chen, Michael Sirivianos. "Russian Information Operations: Strategies And Tactics Of Influence". Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, 2019. presentation, pdf

  • Michael Georgiou, Aristodemos Paphitis, Michael Sirivianos, Herodotos Herodotou. "Towards Auto-Scaling Existing Transactional Databases with Strong Consistency". International Workshop on Self-Managed Databases, co-located with IEEE ICDE, 2019. pdf

  • Savvas Zannettou, Michael Sirivianos, Jeremy Blackburn, Nicolas Kourtellis. "The Web of False Information: Rumors, Fake News, Hoaxes, Clickbait, and Various Other Shenanigans". ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality, 2019. pdf

  • Savvas Zannettou, Sotirios Chatzis, Kostantinos Papadamou, Michael Sirivianos. "The Good, the Bad and the Bait: Detecting and Characterizing Clickbait on YouTube". 1st Deep Learning and Security Workshop, co-located with the 39th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, 2018. pdf

  • Jeremy Blackburn, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Michael Sirivianos and Thorsten Strufe. "Cybersafety in Modern Online Social Networks (Dagstuhl Reports 17372)". Dagstuhl Reports, Schloss Dagstuhl-Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik, 2018. pdf
     
  • Andri Ioannou, Jeremy Blackburn, Gianluca Stringhini, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Nicolas Kourtellis, Michael Sirivianos. "From Risk Factors to Detection and Intervention: A Practical Proposal for Future Work on Cyberbullying" Behaviour & Information Technology (TBIT), 2018. pdf
     
  • Antigoni Parmaxi, Kostantinos Papadamou, Michael Sirivianos and Makis Stamatellatos. "E-safety in Web 2.0 learning environments: a research synthesis and implications for researchers and practitioners". HCI International, 2017. pdf
     
  • Kostantinos Papadamou, Riginos Samaras, and Michael Sirivianos. "Ensuring Authenticity and Fidelity of Captured Photos using Trusted Execution and Mobile Application Licensing Capabilities". 11th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES), 2016. pdf
     
  • Andreas Tsirtsis, Nicolas Tsapatsoulis, Makis Stamatelatos, Kwstantinos Papadamou, Michael Sirivianos. "Cyber Security Risks for Minors: A Taxonomy and a Software Architecture". 11th International Workshop on Semantic and Social Media Adaptation and Personalization (SMAP), 2016. pdf
     
  • Savvas Zannettou, Michael Sirivianos, and Fragkiskos Papadopoulos. “Exploiting Path Diversity in Datacenters using MPTCP-aware SDN”. IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC), 2016. pdf, MPTCP Linux kernel module contribution, MPTCP 0.9 release page
    Awards: First author mentioned among the contributors of the MP-TCP implementation, which got the ACM SIGCOMM networking systems award

  • Savvas Zannettou, Fragkiskos Papadopoulos, and Michael Sirivianos. “Exploiting Path Diversity with Multipath TCP”. Poster in USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI), 2015. pdf
     
  • L. Gyarmati, R. Stanojevic, M. Sirivianos and N. Laoutaris. "Quantifying the Cost of Backbone Networks". IEEE conference on computer communications workshops (INFOCOM WKSHPS), 2012. pdf
     
  • M. Sirivianos, K. Kim, J.W. Gan and X. Yang. "Assessing the Veracity of Identity Assertions via OSNs". Fourth International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks (COMSNETS), 2012. pdf 
     
  • M. Sirivianos. "Toward Attack-Resistant Distributed Information Systems by Means of Social Trust". Duke PhD Thesis, 2011. pdf 
     
  • Michael Sirivianos, Kyungbaek Kim and Xiaowei Yang. "SocialFilter: Introducing Social Trust to Collaborative Spam Mitigation". Usenix Workshop on Collaborative Methods for Security and Privacy (CollSec), 2010. pdf
     
  • M. Sirivianos, K. Kim and X. Yang. "FaceTrust: Assessing the Credibility of Online Personas via Social Networks". USENIX Workshop on Hot topics in security (HotSec), 2009. pdf
     
  • M. Goodrich, M. Sirivianos, J. Solis, C. Soriente, G. Tsudik and E. Uzun. "Using Audio for Secure Device Pairing". International Journal of Security and Networks”, 2009. pdf
     
  • M. Gjoka, M. Sirivianos, A. Markopoulou and X. Yang. "Poking Facebook: Characterization of OSN Applications”. WOSN '08 Proceedings of the first workshop on online social networks, 2008. pdf
     
  • M. Sirivianos, D. Westhoff, F. Armknecht and J. Girao. "Non-Manipulable Aggregator Node Election Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks". Fifht International Symposium on Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc and Wireless Networks and Workshops, 2007. pdf 
     
  • M. Sirivianos, X. Yang and S. Jarecki. "Dandelion: Cooperative Content Distribution with Robust Incentives". Workshop on Economics of Networked Systems (NetEcon), 2006. pdf
     
     


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