[tor-dev] Two new tech reports on website fingerprinting

Nick Mathewson nickm at alum.mit.edu
Fri Jul 10 15:48:38 UTC 2015

On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 9:01 PM,  <t55wang at cs.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
> I'd like to introduce two new works on website fingerprinting I've written
> with my supervisor, Ian Goldberg.
> The first is titled ``On Realistically Attacking Tor with Website
> Fingerprinting''. We talk about methods to allow website fingerprinting to
> perform under realistically difficult scenarios. We have a tech report here:
> http://cacr.uwaterloo.ca/techreports/2015/cacr2015-09.pdf
> The second is titled ``Walkie-Talkie: An Effective and Efficient Defense
> against Website Fingerprinting''. We propose a new website fingerprinting
> defense that is practically efficient and provably effective. We have a tech
> report here:
> http://cacr.uwaterloo.ca/techreports/2015/cacr2015-08.pdf
> Our code for both of those works are here:
> https://crysp.uwaterloo.ca/software/webfingerprint/
> In the code we have an implementation of a website fingerprinting attack
> that can take a long series of web page accesses (as one packet sequence) as
> input, and output if it has recognized any page in the sequence. We also
> have an implementation of half-duplex communication for Tor Firefox as the
> core of Walkie-Talkie.

Looks interesting!  Could I ask you to send a couple of bibtex blobs
to anonbib at freehaven.net so I can put them on
http://freehaven.net/anonbib ?


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