Research & Collaborations

2020

Title Author Journal/ Conference Lab Impact Factor
Ensemble Adaboost Classifier for Accurate and Fast detection of Botnet Attacks in Connected Vehicles Abdul Rehman Javed, Zunera Jalil, Syed Atif Moqurrab, Sidra Abbas, Xuan Liu Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies, Wiley National Cybercrime and forensics Lab, AU IF- 1.59
Towards a Universal Features Set for IoT Botnet Attacks Detection Faisal Hussain, Syed Ghazanfar Abbas, Ubaid U. Fayyaz, Ghalib A. Shah, Abdullah Toqeer, Ahmad Ali IEEE International Multi Topic Conference Internet of Things (IoT) Security Lab, UET-L C
Web Server Attack Detection using Machine Learning Saima Saleem; Muhammad Sheeraz; Muhammad Hanif; Umar Farooq IEEE ICCWS 2020 Critical Infrastructure Protection & Malware Analysis, PIEAS NEW
Automatic YARA Rule Generation Myra Khalid, Maliha Ismail, Mureed Hussain, Muhammad Hanif Durad IEEE ICCWS 2020 Critical Infrastructure Protection & Malware Analysis, PIEAS NEW
Towards Characterizing COVID-19 Awareness on Twitter Muhammad Saad, Muhammad Hassan, Fareed Zaffar Arxiv Internet Security and Privacy Lab, LUMS ---
Battery-less Zero-maintenance Embedded Sensing at the Mithraeum of Circus Maximus Mikhail Afanasov,Naveed Anwar Bhatti,Dennis Campagna,Giacomo Caslini,Fabio Massimo Centonze,Koustabh Dolui,Andrea Maioli Erica Barone, M. H. Alizai SenSys '20 Internet Security and Privacy Lab, LUMS A*
Intermittent Computing with Dynamic Voltage and Frequency Scaling Saad Ahmed,Qurat ul Ain,Junaid Haroon Siddiqui,Luca Mottola, Muhammad Hamad Alizai EWSN '20 Internet Security and Privacy Lab, LUMS A
Analysis of File-less Malware and its Evasive Behavior Saad Ahmed,Qurat ul Ain,Junaid Haroon Siddiqui,Luca Mottola, Muhammad Hamad Alizai IEEE ICCWS 2020 Internet Security and Quantum Technology Lab, NED UET NEW
Cluster Analysis and Statistical Modelling : A machine learning based approach for Packet Inspection Zafeer Ahmed, Ibrahim Nadir, Haroon Mahmood, Ali Hammad Akbar, Ghalib Asadullah Shah IEEE ICCWS 2020 Internet of Things (IoT) Security Lab, UET-L NEW
Apophanies or Epiphanies? How Crawlers Impact Our Understanding of the Web Syed Suleman Ahmad , Muhammad Daniyal Dar, Muhammad Fareed Zaffar, Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez , Rishab Nithyanand WWW '20 Internet Security and Privacy Lab, LUMS A*
CanaryTrap: Detecting Data Misuse by Third-Party Apps on Online Social Networks Shehroze Farooqi , Maaz Musa , Zubair Shafiq , and Fareed Zaffar PETS Internet Security and Privacy Lab, LUMS B
Using Application Layer Banner Data to Automatically Identify IoT Devices Talha Javed, Muhammad Haseeb, Muhammad Abdullah, Mobin Javed Internet Measurement Conference Internet Security and Privacy Lab, LUMS A
Hardware-Assisted Isolation Technologies: Security Architecture and Vulnerability Analysis Fatima Khalid, Ammar Masood IEEE ICCWS, 2020 Devices and Network Security Lab, AU NEW
Role of User and Entity Behavior Analytics in Detecting Insider Attacks Salman Khaliq, Zain Ul Abideen Tariq, Ammar Masood IEEE ICCWS, 2020 Devices and Network Security Lab, AU NEW
FracTCAM: Fracturable LUT RAM based TCAM Emulation on Xilinx FPGAs Ali Zahir, Shadan Khan Khattak, Anees Ullah, Pedro Reviriego, Fahad Bin Muslim, Waleed Ahmad Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI), IEEE Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) Lab, UET-T IF- 2.037
Meet the Sherlock Holmes’ of Side Channel Leakage: A Survey of Cache SCA Detection Techniques Ayaz Akram, Maria Mushtaq, Muhammad Khurram Bhatti, Vianney Lapotre, Guy Gogniat IEEE Access Blockchain Security Lab, ITU-L IF- 3.47
Byte-Level Object Identification for Forensic Investigation of Digital Images Abdul Rehman Javed, Zunera Jalil IEEE ICCWS, 2020 National Cybercrime and forensics Lab, AU NEW
Roman Urdu Multi-Class Offensive Text Detection using Hybrid Features and SVM Tauqeer Sajid, Mehdi Hassan, Mohsan Ali, Rabia Gillani IEEE INMIC-2020 National Cybercrime and forensics Lab, AU Not Ranked
A Generalized Machine Learning Based Model for Detection of DDoS Attacks Murk Marvi, Asad Arfeen, Riaz Uddin International Journal of Network Management, Wiley Internet Security and Quantum Technology Lab, NED-UET IF- 1.66
Application layer classification of Internet traffic using ensemble learning models Asad Arfeen, Khizar Ul Haq, Syed Muhammad Yasir International Journal of Network Management, Wiley Internet Security and Quantum Technology Lab, NED-UET IF- 1.66
Application layer classification of Internet traffic using ensemble learning models Muhammad Kamran, Dr. Muhammad Mubashir Khan, Tahir Malik, Asad Arfeen Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering And Computer Sciences, TUBITAK Internet Security and Quantum Technology Lab, NED-UET IF- 0.68
Analysis of achievable distances of BB84 and KMB09 QKD protocols Muhammad Mubashir Khan, Asad Arfeen, Usama Ahsan, Saneeha Ahmed and Tahreem Mumtaz International Journal of Quantum Information, WORLD SCIENTIFIC Internet Security and Quantum Technology Lab, NED-UET IF- 1.17
Systematic Review Analysis on SQLIA Detection and Prevention Approaches Muhammad Saidu Aliero, Kashif Naseer Qureshi, Muhammad Fermi Pasha, Imran Ghani & Rufai Aliyu Yauri Wireless Personal Communications Cyber Reconnaissance and Combat Lab, Bahria University IF- 1.20
Security protocol using elliptic curve cryptography algorithm for wireless sensor networks Rosheen Qazi, Kashif Naseer Qureshi, Faisal Bashir, Najam Ul Islam, Saleem Iqbal & Arsalan Arshad Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing Cyber Reconnaissance and Combat Lab, Bahria University IF- 4.59
Nature-inspired algorithm-based secure data dissemination framework for Smart City Networks Kashif Naseer Qureshi, Awais Ahmad, Francesco Piccialli, Giampaolo Casolla & Gwanggil Jeon Neural Computing and Applications Cyber Reconnaissance and Combat Lab, Bahria University IF- 4.68
A Novel Approach of Image Steganography for Secure Communication Based on LSB Substitution Technique Fazal Qudus Khan, George Tsaramirsis, Sadeeq Jan CMC-Computers, Materials & Continua, 64(1), 31–61s Innovative Secured Systems Lab, UET Peshawar IF- 4.68
Proposing Model for Security of IoT Devices in Smart Logistics: A Review Arbab Waseem Abbas , Safdar Nawaz Khan Marwat , Salman Ahmed , Abdul Hafeez , Khalil Ullah , Ihsan Ullah Khan 3rd International Conference on Computing, Mathematics and Engineering Technologies (iCoMET). IEEEs Innovative Secured Systems Lab, UET Peshawar IF- A
SS7 Vulnerabilities -A Survey & Implementation of Machine Learning Vs Rule Based Filtering for Detection of SS7 Network Attacks Kaleem Ullah , Imran Rashid , Hammad Afzal , Mian Muhammad Waseem Iqbal , Yawar Abbas Bangas, Haider Abbas IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials. World’s Top Engg Journal, Ranked Q-1 National Cyber Security Auditing And Evaluation Lab, NUST IF- 22.9
An In-Depth Analysis of IoT Security Requirements, Challenges and their Countermeasures via Software Defined Security Waseem Iqbal , Haider Abbas , Mahmoud Daneshmand , Bilal Rauf , Yawar Abbass IEEE Internet of Things Journal. World’s Top Engg Journal, Ranked Q-1 National Cyber Security Auditing And Evaluation Lab, NUST IF- 9.5
AdDroid: Rule Based Machine Learning Framework for Android Malware Analysis Anam Mehtab, Waleed Bin Shahid, Tahreem Yaqoob, Muhammad Faisal Amjad, Haider Abbas, Hammad Afzal & Malik Najmus Saqib Mobile Networks and Applications Springer. World’s Top Engg Journal, Ranked Q-1 National Cyber Security Auditing And Evaluation Lab, NUST IF- 2.8
Integrated Security, Safety, and Privacy Framework for Securing Medical Devices Tahreem Yaqoob , Haider Abbas , Narmeen Shafqat IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics. World’s Top Engg Journal, Ranked Q-1 National Cyber Security Auditing And Evaluation Lab, NUST IF- 5.18
Analytical Study of Hardware-Rooted Security Standards and their Implementation Techniques in Mobile Devices Naveeda Ashraf, Ashraf Masood, Haider Abbas, Rabia Latif & Narmeen Shafqat Telecommunication Systems, Springer. National Cyber Security Auditing And Evaluation Lab, NUST IF- 1.70
A Review of Web Browser Forensic Analysis Tools and Techniques Amir Rasool and Zunera Jalil Researchpedia Journal of Computing, Volume 1 National Cybercrime and Forensics Lab, Air ---
An Effective Security Assessment Approach for Internet Banking Services via Deep Analysis of Multimedia Data Sana Khattak, Sadeeq Jan, Iftikhar Ahmad, Zahid Wadud & Fazal Qudus Khan SCI Journal (Springer Multimedia Systems Journal ) Innovative Secured Systems Lab, UET Peshawar IF- 1.73
xDBAuth: Blockchain Based Cross Domain Authentication and Authorization Framework for Internet of Things Gauhar Ali,Naveed Ahmad , Yue Cao, Shahzad Khan, Haitham Cruickshank IEEE Access Innovative Secured Systems Lab, UET Peshawar IF- 3.47
IoT-Flock: An Open-source Framework for IoT Traffic Generation Syed Ghazanfar, Faisal Hussain, Atiq Ur Rehman, Ubaid U. Fayyaz, Farrukh Shahzad, Ghalib A. Shah IEEE International Conference on Emerging Trends in Smart Technologies Internet of Things (IoT) Security Lab, UET Lahore NEW
Enterprise Mobile Device Management Requirements and Features Hina Batool ; Ammar Masood IEEE International Conferenceon Computer Communications - Devices and Network Security Lab, Air NEW
Towards an Efficient Intrusion Detection System for High Speed Networks Hassan Qadeer ; Ammad Talat ; Kashif Naseer Qureshi ; Faisal Bashir ; Najam Ul Islam IEEE Cyber Reconnaissance and Combat (CRC) Lab, Bahria Not Ranked
Hardware Trojan Detection using FBHT in FPGAs Sundus Qayyum ; Kashif Naseer Qureshi ; Faisal Bashir ; Najam Ul Islam ; Nazir Malik IEEE Cyber Reconnaissance and Combat (CRC) Lab, Bahria Not Ranked
LPV Scheme for Robust Adaptive Output Feedback Consensus of Lipschitz Multiagents Using Lipschitz Nonlinear Protocol Ateeq ur Rehman ; Muhammad Rehan ; Naeem Iqbal ; Choon Ki Ahn IEEE Critical Infrastructure Protection & Malware Analysis, PIEAS 5.131
Distributed Fault Detection and Isolation in Second Order Networked Systems in a Cyber-Physical Environment AS Khan, AQ Khan, N Iqbal, M Sarwar, A Mahmood ISA Transactions/Elsevier Critical Infrastructure Protection & Malware Analysis, PIEAS 4.30
Parity-Based Robust Data-Driven Fault Detection for Nonlinear Systems using Just-in-Time Learning Approach MA Abbasi, AQ Khan, M Abid Transactions of the Institute of Measurement and Control Critical Infrastructure Protection & Malware Analysis, PIEAS 1.97
WHISPER: A Tool for Run-Time Detection of Side-Channel Attacks Maria Mushtaq ; Jeremy Bricq ; Muhammad Khurram Bhatti ; Ayaz Akram ; Vianney Lapotre ; Guy Gogniat ; Pascal Benoit IEEE Blockchain Security Lab, ITU Lahore 3.47
Winter is here! A decade of cache-based side-channel attacks, detection & mitigation for RSA M Mushtaq, MA Mukhtar, V Lapotre, MK Bhatti Information Systems, 2020 Blockchain Security Lab, ITU Lahore 2.77
Winter is here! A decade of cache-based side-channel attacks, detection & mitigation for RSA Ayaz Akram ; Maria Mushtaq ; Muhammad Khurram Bhatti ; Vianney Lapotre ; Guy Gogniat IEEE Blockchain Security Lab, ITU Lahore ---

2019

Title Author Journal/ Conference Lab Impact Factor
The role of the Weibull distribution in modelling traffic in Internet access and backbone core networks Asad Arfeena, Krzysztof Pawlikowski, Don McNickle, Andreas Willig Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Elsevier Internet Security and Quantum Technology Lab, NED-UET IF- 5.57
OneM2M Architecture Based Secure MQTT Binding in Mbed OS Ahsan Muhammad, Bilal Afzal, Bilal Imran, Asim Tanwir, Ali Hammad Akbar, Ghalib Shah 2019 IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy Workshops (EuroS&PW) - IEEE Internet of Things (IoT) Security Lab, UET-L NEW
To Act or React: Investigating Proactive Strategies For Online Community Moderation Hussam Habib, Maaz Bin Musa, Fareed Zaffar, Rishab Nithyanand Arxiv Internet Security and Quantum Technology Lab, NED-UET ---
Security Vulnerabilities, Attacks, Countermeasures, and Regulations of Networked Medical Devices – A Review Tahreem Yaqoob, Haider Abbas, Mohammed Atiquzzaman IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials. World’s Top Engg Journal Security Auditing and Evaluation Lab, MCS-NUST IF- 22.9
Global and local scaling analysis of link streams in access and backbone core networks Asad Arfeena, Krzysztof Pawlikowski, Don McNickle, Andreas Willig Computer Networks, Elsevier Internet Security and Quantum Technology Lab, NED-UET IF- 3.11
Extending symbolic execution for automated testing of stored procedures Maryam Abdul Ghafoor, ·Muhammad Suleman Mahmood, Junaid Haroon Siddiqui1 Software Quality Journal, Springer Internet Security and Privacy Lab, LUMS IF- 2.68
An algorithm for detecting SQL injection vulnerability using black-box testing Muhammad Saidu Aliero, Imran Ghani, Kashif Naseer Qureshi & Mohd Fo’ad Rohani Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Humanized Computing Cyber Reconnaissance and Combat Lab, Bahria University IF- 4.59
Enabling IoT platforms for social IoT applications: Vision, feature mapping, and challenges Bilal Afzal, Muhammad Umair,Ghalib Asadullah Shah, Ejaz Ahmed Elsevier Future Generation Computer Systems IoT Security Lab, UET Lahore IF- 4.66
MISA: Minimalist Implementation of oneM2M Security Architecture for Constrained IoT Devices Bilal Imran , Bilal Afzal , Ali Hammad Akbar , Muhammad Ahsan , Ghalib A. Shah IEEE GLOBECOM’19 IoT Security Lab, UET Lahore B
one M2M Architecture Based Secure MQTT Binding in Mbed OS Ahsan Muhammad , Bilal Afzal , Bilal Imran , Asim Tanwir , Ali Hammad Akbar , Ghalib Shah IEEE Euro S&P, Workshop on IoT Security IoT Security Lab, UET Lahore NEW
An auditing framework for vulnerability analysis of IoT systems Ibrahim Nadir, Zafeer Ahmad, Haroon Mahmood, Ghalib Asadullah Shah, Farrukh Shahzad, Muhammad Umair, Hassam Khan, Usman Gulzar IEEE Euro S&P, Workshop on IoT Security IoT Security Lab, UET Lahore NEW
Blockchain based Permission Delegation and Access Control in Internet of Things (BACI) Gauhar Ali, Naveed Ahmad Yue Cao, Muhammad Asif, Haitham Cruickshank, Qazi Ejaz Ali Elsevier Journal on computer and Security Innovative Secured Systems Lab, UET Peshawar IF- 3.57
BCON: Blockchain Based Access Control across Multiple Conflict of Interest Domains Gauhar Ali, Naveed Ahmad, Yue Cao, Qazi Ejaz Ali, Fazal Azim, Haitham Cruickshank Elsevier Journal of Network and Computer Applications Innovative Secured Systems Lab, UET Peshawar IF- 4.57
Framework for calculating Return On Security Investment (ROSI) for security-Oriented organizations Tahreem Yaqoob, Azka Arshad, Haider Abbas, Muhammad Faisal Amjad, Narmeen Shafqat Elsevier FGCS National Cyber Security Auditing And Evaluation Lab, NUST ---
PR-TCAM: Efficient TCAM Emulation on Xilinx FPGAs Using Partial Reconguration. Pedro Reviriego, Anees Ullah, Salvatore Pontarelli Pedro Reviriego, Anees Ullah, Salvatore Pontarelli Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI), IEEE Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) Lab, UET-T IF- 2.037
Security Vulnerabilities, Attacks, Countermeasures, and Regulations of Networked Medical Devices – A Review Tehreem Yaqoob , Haider Abbas , Mohammed Atiquzzaman IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials. World’s Top Engg Journal, Ranked Q-1 (Impact Factor 22.9) National Cyber Security Auditing And Evaluation Lab, NUST IF- 4.45
Trust Models of Internet of Smart Things: A Survey, Open Issues, and Future Directions Ayesha Altaf, Haider Abbas, Faiza Iqbal, Abdelouahid Derhab Journal of Network and Computer Applications. National Cyber Security Auditing And Evaluation Lab, NUST IF- 4.57
Search-based Multi-Vulnerability Testing of XML Injections in Web Applications Sadeeq Jan, Annibale Panichella, Andrea Arcuri & Lionel Briand Empirical Software Engineering Innovative Secured Systems Lab, UET Peshawar ---
Privacy Leakage through Exploitation of Vulnerable Inter-App Communication on Android Hafiz Muhammad Arslan Maqsood ; Kashif Naseer Qureshi ; Faisal Bashir ; Najam Ul Islam IEEE Cyber Reconnaissance and Combat (CRC) Lab, Bahria Not Ranked
Toward an optimal solution against Denial of Service attacks in Software Defined Networks M Imran, MH Durad, FA Khan, A Derhab Future Generation Computer Systems/Elsevier Critical Infrastructure Protection & Malware Analysis, PIEAS IF- 6.5
Reducing the effects of DoS attacks in software defined networks using parallel flow installation Muhammad Imran, Muhammad Hanif Durad, Farrukh Aslam Khan & Abdelouahid Derhab Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences/Springer Critical Infrastructure Protection & Malware Analysis, PIEAS IF- 3.7
Intrusion detection using deep sparse auto-encoder and self-taught learning Aqsa Saeed Qureshi, Asifullah Khan, Nauman Shamim & Muhammad Hanif Durad Neural Computing and Applications/ Elsevier Critical Infrastructure Protection & Malware Analysis, PIEAS IF- 4.68
DAISY: A Detection and Mitigation System Against Denial-of-Service Attacks in Software-Defined Networks Muhammad Imran ; Muhammad Hanif Durad ; Farrukh Aslam Khan ; Haider Abbas IEEE Systems Journal/IEEE Critical Infrastructure Protection & Malware Analysis, PIEAS IF- 3.98
Sherlock Holmes of Cache Side-Channel Attacks in Intel's x86 Architecture Maria Mushtaq ; Ayaz Akram ; Muhammad Khurram Bhatti ; Usman Ali ; Vianney Lapotre ; Guy Gogniat IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security Blockchain Security Lab, ITU Lahore B
Wealth Distribution and Link Prediction in Ethereum Z Muzammal, MU Janjua, W Abbas, F Sher IEEE/WIC/ACM International Conference on Web Intelligence Blockchain Security Lab, ITU Lahore B
Using Blockchain to Rein in the New Post-Truth World and Check the Spread of Fake News Adnan Qayyum ; Junaid Qadir ; Muhammad Umar Janjua ; Falak Sher IT professionals Blockchain Security Lab, ITU Lahore IF- 2.11
Guardian-A Smart Cloud Fabric for Virtual Patching and Customized Defenses Rashid Tahir; Abdur Rahman Al-Ahmadi; Bashayyer Al-Sharyoufi; Rajin Azzouni; Fareed Zaffar IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Workshops (INFOCOM WKSHPS) Internet Security and Privacy Lab, LUMS A*
The Browsers Strike Back: CounteringCryptojacking and Parasitic Miners on the Web Rashid Tahir; Sultan Durrani; Faizan Ahmed; Hammas Saeed; Fareed Zaffar; Saqib Ilyas IEEE INFOCOM 2019-IEEE Conference on Computer Communications Internet Security and Privacy Lab, LUMS A*

2018

Title Author Journal/ Conference Lab
Efficient iterative deepening for bounded exhaustive generation of complex structures Affan Rauf, Muhammad Nawaz, Junaid Haroon Siddiqui Proceedings of the 40th International Conference on Software Engineering: Companion Proceedings Internet Security and Privacy Lab, LUMS A*
Measuring and Mitigating OAuth Access Token Abuse by Collusion Networks Muhammad Faraz Tariq , Abdul Qayyum Khan , Muhammad Abid, Ghulam Mustafa Communications of the ACM, ACM Internet Security and Privacy Lab, LUMS IF- 4.55
Data-Driven Robust Fault Detection and Isolation of Three-Phase Induction Motor Muhammad Faraz Tariq ; Abdul Qayyum Khan ; Muhammad Abid ; Ghulam Mustafa IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics/ IEEE Critical Infrastructure Protection & Malware Analysis, PIEAS IF- 8.7
Sol2js: Translating Solidity Contracts into Javascript for Hyperledger Fabric MA Zafar, F Sher, MU Janjua, S Baset SERIAL'18: Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Scalable and Resilient Infrastructures for Distributed Ledgers Blockchain Security Lab, ITU Lahore Not Ranked
TRIMMER: application specialization for code debloating Hashim Sharif, Muhammad Abubakar, Ashish Gehani, Fareed Zaffar Proceedings of the 33rd ACM/IEEE International Conference on Automated Software Engineering Internet Security and Privacy Lab, LUMS A
Exploring Server-Side Blocking of Regions Sadia Afroz, Michael Carl Tschantz, Shaarif Sajid, Shoaib Asif Qazi, Mobin Javed, Vern Paxson Usenix Security Symposium Internet Security and Privacy Lab, LUMS A*