Dali Kaafar


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Privacy Preserving Technologies

Web Security and Malware detection

Next Generation Authentication Systems

Networks Measurement and Modeling

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Projects 2018 2020

Privacy-preserving Data Sharing for Secure Economic Utility: A Game-Theoretic Approach

Kaafar, M. A., Wu, N., Hanson, R. & Smith, D.


Project: Research

MISC_NSW Cyber Security Network Pilot Grant: Protect Data in Decentralized Mobile VANETs

Kaafar, M. A., Liu, R. P., Hoang, D., Dutkiewicz, E., Nanda, P. & Jha, S.


Project: Other

MISC_University of Michigan: Server-Side Blocking: Watching provider discrimination

Ensafi, R., Kaafar, M. A., Ikram, M. & Sundara Raman, R.


Project: Other

Research Outputs 2004 2019

A decade of mal-activity reporting: a retrospective analysis of Internet malicious activity blacklists

Zhao, B. Z. H., Ikram, M., Asghar, H. J., Kaafar, M. A., Chaabane, A. & Thilakarathna, K., Jul 2019, Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Asia Computer Communication and Security (AsiaCCS). New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 193-205 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Open Access
Learning systems
Machine tools

A longitudinal analysis of online ad-blocking blacklists

Hashmi, S. S., Ikram, M. & Kaafar, M. A., 13 May 2019, (Submitted) 8 p.

Research output: Working paperResearch


DaDiDroid: an obfuscation resilient tool for detecting Android malware via weighted directed call graph modelling

Ikram, M., Beaume, P. & Kaafar, M. A., 2019, Proceedings of the 16th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications: Volume 2: SECRYPT. Obaidat, M. S. & Samarati, P. (eds.). SciTePress, Vol. 2. p. 211-219 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Application programs
Computer simulation
Directed graphs
Application programming interfaces (API)

Fast privacy-preserving network function outsourcing

Asghar, H. J., De Cristofaro, E., Jourjon, G., Kaafar, M. A., Mathy, L., Melis, L., Russell, C. & Yu, M., 9 Nov 2019, In : Computer Networks. 163, p. 1-15 15 p., 106893.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Computer system firewalls
Local area networks

Gargoyle: a network-based insider attack resilient framework for organizations

Shaghaghi, A., Kanhere, S. S., Kaafar, M. A., Bertino, E. & Jha, S., 8 Feb 2019, 43rd IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks, LCN 2018. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Vol. 2018-October. p. 553-561 9 p. 8638245

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Ubiquitous computing
Application programs
Access control


ACM AsiaCCS 2019 Best Paper Award

Benjamin Zi Hao Zhao (Recipient), Muhammad Ikram (Recipient), Hassan Asghar (Recipient), Mohamed Ali Kaafar (Recipient), Chaabane Abdelberi (Recipient) & Kanchana Thilakarathna (Recipient), 10 Jul 2019

Prize: Other distinction

Secure communication