The Northeastern University Systems Security Lab

We research tools and techniques for making the Internet a safer place.
And, we also hack around a little.

News and Press

17 Apr 2014

Slashdot reported on our research on the effect of Heartbleed on Tor.

17 Apr 2014

ThreatPost reported on our research on the effect of Heartbleed on Tor.

17 Apr 2014

Heise reported on our research on the effect of Heartbleed on Tor.

Research

Our lab has a focus on practical security research, and we are active in a number of areas spanning systems and network security. Some of our particular research interests include mobile security, web security, security applications of program analysis, botnets, and malware. For more information on specific projects, see our research overview.

Publications

We publish in a number of venues, including IEEE Security and Privacy (Oakland), ACM CCS, USENIX Security, and NDSS. For a full list of our publications, see our publications list.