Stevens Jonathan Dominique Le Blond

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  • 05/18: Our paper on the security needs of the ICRC won a Distinguished Paper Award at Oakland'18!
  • 02/17: Our targeted-attacks paper on operator monitoring was accepted at Oakland'17!
  • 01/17: I'm now a scientist at EPFL!
  • 08/16: Herd was covered in an ArsTechnica article on the next-generation anonymity networks.
If you are interested in doing research on security or privacy, feel free to contact me. Research projects
  • Aqua/Herd: Traffic-analysis resistant anonymity networks
  • Slingshot: Measuring, analyzing and defending against targeted attacks
Recent publications On enforcing the digital immunity of a large humanitarian organization. Stevens Le Blond, Alejandro Cuevas, Juan Ramón Troncoso-Pastoriza, Philipp Jovanovic, Bryan Ford, Jean-Pierre Hubaux. IEEE S&P 2018. (Distinguished Paper Award.) [ CSO Online ] To catch a ratter: Monitoring the behavior of amateur DarkComet RAT operators in the wild. Brown Farinholt, Mohammad Rezaeirad, Paul Pearce, Hitesh Dharamdasani, Haikuo Yin, Stevens Le Blond, Damon McCoy, Kirill Levchenko. IEEE S&P 2017. A broad view of the ecosystem of socially engineered exploit documents. Stevens Le Blond, Cédric Gilbert, Utkarsh Upadhyay, Manuel Gomez Rodriguez, David Choffnes. IS NDSS 2017. Herd: A scalable, traffic analysis resistant anonymity network for VoIP systems. Stevens Le Blond, David Choffnes, William Caldwell, Peter Druschel, Nick Merritt. ACM SIGCOMM 2015. [ Ars Technica ] A look at targeted attacks through the lense of an NGO. Stevens Le Blond, Adina Uritesc, Cédric Gilbert, Zheng Leong Chua, Prateek Saxena, Engin Kirda. USENIX Security 2014. [ Slashdot, Ars Technica ] Towards efficient traffic-analysis resistant anonymity networks. Stevens Le Blond, David Choffnes, Wenxuan Zhou, Peter Druschel, Hitesh Ballani, Paul Francis. ACM SIGCOMM 2013. [ MIT Tech Review ] I know where you are and what you are sharing: Exploiting P2P communications to invade users' privacy. Stevens Le Blond, Chao Zhang, Arnaud Legout, Keith Ross, Walid Dabbous. USENIX/ACM IMC 2011. [ Krebs on Security, WIRED, Wall Street Journal, NY Times, NPR, Fast Company, New Scientist, Slashdot, Schneier, Le Monde (French) ] Curriculum Vitae You may find more information in my CV

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