Publications : Cellular Network Security

Protecting the 4G and 5G Cellular Paging Protocols against Security and Privacy Attacks

To appear in the 20th Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS), 2020
Ankush Singla, Syed Rafiul Hussain, Omar Chowdhury, Ninghui Li, and Elisa Bertino

Opening Pandora’s Box through ATFuzzer: Dynamic Analysis of AT Interface for Android Smartphones

The 35th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC), 2019.
Imtiaz Karim, Fabrizio Cicala, Syed Rafiul Hussain, Omar Chowdhury, and Elisa Bertino

5GReasoner: A Property-Directed Security and Privacy Analysis Framework for 5G Cellular Network Protocol

The 26th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), 2019
Syed Rafiul Hussain, Mitziu Echeverria, Imtiaz Karim, Omar Chowdhury, and Elisa Bertino

Insecure Connection Bootstrapping in Cellular Networks: The Root of All Evil

The 12th ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec), 2019
Syed Rafiul Hussain, Mitziu Echeverria, Ankush Singla, Omar Chowdhury, and Elisa Bertino

Privacy Attacks to the 4G and 5G Cellular Paging Protocols Using Side Channel Information

The 26th Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), 2019.
Best Paper Award Honorable Mention
Syed Rafiul Hussain, Mitziu Echeverria, Omar Chowdhury, Ninghui Li, and Elisa Bertino

LTEInspector: A Systematic Approach for Adversarial Testing of 4G LTE

The 25th Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), 2018
Syed Rafiul Hussain, Omar Chowdhury, Shagufta Mehnaz, and Elisa Bertino

Deterrence of User Equipment Device Location Tracking

US Patent App. 15/369,508 and 10/154,369, 2018.
Syed Rafiul Hussain, Shruti Sanadhya, and Kyu-Han Kim