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  1. Nikhil Jha, Martino Trevisan, Luca Vassio, Marco Mellia, The Internet with Privacy Policies: Measuring The Web Upon Consent, Arxiv, 2021-09-01
  2. Andra Lutu, Diego Perino, Marcelo Bagnulo, Fabián E. Bustamante, Insights from Operating an IP Exchange Provider, SIGCOMM ’21, August 23–27, 2021, Virtual Event, 2021-08-09
  3. José González-Cabañas, Patricia Callejo, Pelayo Vallina, Ángel Cuevas, Rubén Cuevas, Antonio Fernández Anta, How resilient is the open web to the COVID-19 pandemic?, Telematics and Informatics, 2021-08-03
  4. José González-Cabañas, Ángel Cuevas, Rubén Cuevas, Martin Maier, Digital Contact Tracing: Large-Scale Geolocation Data as an Alternative to Bluetooth-Based Apps Failure, Electronics, 2021-07-09
  5. José González Cabañas, Ángel Cuevas, Aritz Arrate, Rubén Cuevas, Does Facebook use sensitive data for advertising purposes?, Communications of the ACM, 2021-07-09
  6. Antonio Pastor, Rubén Cuevas, Ángel Cuevas & Arturo Azocrra, Establishing Trust in Online Advertising With Signed Transactions, IEEE Acces (vol.9), 2021-07-09
  7. Fan Mo, Hamed Haddadi, Kleomenis Katevas, Eduard Marin, Diego Perino, Nicolas Kourtellis, PPFL: Privacy-preserving Federated Learning with Trusted Execution Environments, MobiSys '21: 19th Annual International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications, and Services, 2021-06-28
  8. Agarwal Vibhor; Vekaria Yash; Agarwal Pushkal; Mahapatra Sangeeta; Set Shounak; Muthiah Sakthi Balan; Sastry Nishanth; Kourtellis Nicolas, Under the Spotlight: Web Tracking in Indian Partisan News Websites, Vol. 15 (2021): Proceedings of the Fifteenth International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media, 2021-06-18
  9. Emmanouil Papadogiannakis , Panagiotis Papadopoulos , Nicolas Kourtellis , Evangelos P. Markatos, User Tracking in the Post-cookie Era: How Websites Bypass GDPR Consent to Track Users, WWW’2021, 2021-04-19
  10. Manolis Chalkiadakis, Alexandros Kornilakis, Panagiotis Papadopoulos, Evangelos P. Markatos, Nicolas Kourtellis, The Rise and Fall of Fake News sites: A Traffic Analysis, Cornell University, 2021-04-16
  11. Yash Vekaria, Vibhor Agarwal, Pushkal Agarwal, Sangeeta Mahapatra, Sakthi Balan Muthiah, Nishanth Sastry, Nicolas Kourtellis, Differential Tracking Across Topical Webpages of Indian News Media, Cornell University, 2021-03-07
  12. Thomas Favale, Martino Trevisan, Idilio Drago, Marco Mellia, α-MON: Anonymized Passive Traffic Monitoring, 2020 32nd International Teletraffic Congress (ITC 32), 2021-02-22
  13. Thomas Favale, Martino Trevisan, Idilio Drago and Marco Mellia, α-MON: Traffic Anonymizer for Passive Monitoring, IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management, 2021-02-09
  14. Azadeh Faroughi, Andrea Morichetta, Luca Vassio, Flavio Figueiredo, Marco Mellia, Reza Javidan, Towards website domain name classification using graph based semi-supervised learning, Computer Networks, 2021-01-28
  15. Nikhil Jha, Thomas Favale, Luca Vassio, Martino Trevisan, Marco Mellia, z-anonymity: Zero-Delay Anonymization for Data Streams, 2020 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data), 2020-12-11
  16. Nicolas Kourtellis, Kleomenis Katevas and Diego Perino, FLaaS: Federated Learning as a Service, DistributedML'20: Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on Distributed Machine Learning, 2020-12-01
  17. Marzia Maffei, Machine Learning for automatic assessment of the risk related to web tracking, Master Thesis, 2020-11-11
  18. Federico Torta, Personal Data Safe: a flexible storage system for personal data, Master Theses, 2020-11-11
  19. Benjamin Zi Hao Zhao, Mohamed Ali Kaafar, Nicolas Kourtellis, Not one but many Tradeoffs: Privacy Vs. Utility in Differentially Private Machine Learning, CCSW'20: Proceedings of the 2020 ACM SIGSAC Conference on Cloud Computing Security Workshop, 2020-11-09
  20. Jesús Romero Leguina, Ángel Cuevas Rumín, Rubén Cuevas Rumín, Digital Marketing Attribution: Understanding the User Path, Electronics, 2020-11-02
  21. Srdjan Matic, Costas Iordanou, Georgios Smaragdakis, Laoutaris Nikolaos, Identifying Sensitive URLs at Web-Scale, The 20th ACM Internet Measurement Conference, 2020-10-28
  22. Srdjan Matic (Technische Universität Berlin); Costas Iordanou (Cyprus University of Technology); Georgios Smaragdakis (TU Berlin);, Over 150 million websites among a billion tested include sensitive (and tracked) content, ACM IMC’20 - ACM Internet Measurement Conference 2020, 2020-10-14
  23. Valentino Rizzo, Stefano Traverso, Marco Mellia, Unveiling Web Fingerprinting in the Wild Via Code Mining and Machine Learning, Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies, 2020-09-14
  24. Aritz Arrate, José González-Cabañas, Ángel Cuevas, Rubén Cuevas, Malvertising in Facebook: Analysis, Quantification and Solution, Electronics, 2020-08-18
  25. Trevisan Martino, Soro Francesca, Mellia Marco, Drago Idilio, Morla Ricardo, Does domain name encryption increase users' privacy?, ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, 2020-07-01
  26. Patricia Callejo, Ángel Cuevas, Rubén Cuevas, Mercedes Esteban-Bravo & Jose M. Vidal-Sanz, Tracking Fraudulent and Low-Quality Display Impressions, Journal of Advertising, 2020-05-21
  27. Pushkal Agarwal, Sagar Joglekar, Panagiotis Papadopoulos, Nishanth Sastry,and Nicolas Kourtellis, Stop tracking me Bro! Differential Tracking of User Demographics on Hyper-Partisan Websites, IW3C2 - International World Wide Web Conference Committe, 2020-04-01
  28. Luca Vassio, Michele Garetto, Carla Chiasserini, Emilio Leonardi, User Interaction with Online Advertisements: Temporal Modeling and Optimization of Ads Placement, Association for Computing Machinery, 2020-03-02
  29. Nikolaos Laoutaris, Why Online Services Should Pay You for Your Data? The Arguments for a Human-Centric Data Economy, IEEE Internet Computing, 2019-10-01
  30. Konstantinos Solomos; Panagiotis Ilia; Sotiris Ioannidis; Nicolas Kourtellis, Clash of the Trackers: Measuring the Evolution of the Online Tracking Ecosystem, TMA CONFERENCE 2020, 2019-07-30