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

30 Oct 2016

WalletHub talked to Engin on identity theft and fraud.

24 Aug 2016

Tech Republic reported on Olympic Scams and talked to Engin.

18 Aug 2016

Archer News just quoted Engin on ransomware for wearable systems.


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.


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.