Daniel J. Dubois is an Associate Research Scientist at Northeastern University’s Khoury College of Computer Sciences, where he is working since 2017. In 2011 he obtained the Ph.D. in Information Technology at Politecnico di Milano under the supervision of Prof. Elisabetta Di Nitto in 2011. He previously worked at Imperial College London, MIT Media Lab, and IBM Haifa Research Lab. He is currently working with Prof. David Choffnes in the Mon(IoT)r Lab to understand the privacy and security implications of smart devices and the Internet of Things. In the past he worked on performance prediction and optimization, decentralized adaptation, cloud computing, mobile computing, and gamification of software development.
- 8/21. Paper accepted: IoTLS: Understanding TLS Usage in Consumer IoT Devices (IMC ’21)
- 5/21. Our prototype proposal “IoTrimmer: Defending against IoT privacy threats” reached the TOP 10 (among 180 submissions) at the Telekom Challenge by T-Labs
- 5/21. Paper accepted: Blocking without Breaking: Identification and Mitigation of Non-Essential IoT Traffic (PETS ’21)
- 8/20. Paper accepted: A Haystack Full of Needles: Scalable Detection of IoT Devices in the Wild (IMC ’20)
- 6/20. Awarded the Digital Lab Fellowship from Consumer Reports
- 4/20. Paper accepted: When Speakers are All Ears – Understanding when smart speakers mistakenly record conversations (PETS ’20) – cited by The New York Times, USA Today, The Independent, BBC News, and Consumer Reports.
- 10/19. Paper accepted: FLOWPRINT: Semi-Supervised Mobile-App Fingerprinting on Encrypted Network Traffic.(NDSS ’20)
- 8/19. Paper accepted: Information Exposure for Consumer IoT Devices: A Multidimensional, Network-Informed Measurement Approach (IMC ’19 – COMMUNITY CONTRIBUTION AWARD) – cited by the Financial Times
- 10/17. Paper accepted: Bug Fixes, Improvements, …, and Privacy Leaks A Longitudinal Study of PII Leaks Across Android App Versions (NDSS ’18)