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LERSSE Paper Gets Accepted at SOUPS 2020

LERSSE Paper Gets Accepted at SOUPS 2020

LERSSE paper titled “Towards Understanding Privacy and Trust in Online Reporting of Sexual Assault” has been accepted for publication at the Sixteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS) 2020. The paper will be presented at the conference holding later in the year.

LERSSE Paper Gets Accepted at CHI 2020

LERSSE Paper Gets Accepted at CHI 2020

LERSSE paper “The Burden of Ending Online Account Sharing” has been accepted at CHI 2020. The abstract of the paper reads: Many people share online accounts, even in situations where high privacy and security are expected. Naturally, the sharing of these accounts does not endure forever. This paper reports the privacy and security challenges that […]

LERSSE Paper Receives a Honourable Mention at CHI 2020

LERSSE Paper Receives a Honourable Mention at CHI 2020

LERSSE paper “Amazon vs. My Brother: How Users of Shared Smart Speakers Perceive and Cope with Privacy Risks” (top 5% of submissions) has received an Honourable Mention award at CHI 2020. With the rapid adoption of smart speakers in people’s homes, there is a corresponding increase in users’ privacy and security concerns. In contrast to […]

How Cryptocurrency Users Survive the Cryptojungle

How Cryptocurrency Users Survive the Cryptojungle

Cryptocurrency markets have grown substantially in recent years, and have attracted new users and investors, pushing the overall number of owners into the millions. At the same time, the number of distinct cryptocurrencies has exploded to over 5,000. In this burgeoning and chaotic “cryptojungle,” new and unexplored incentives and risks drive the behavior of users […]

Household Users’ Security and Privacy Concerns about Shared Smart Speakers

Household Users’ Security and Privacy Concerns about Shared Smart Speakers

With the rapid adoption of smart speakers in people’s homes, there is a corresponding increase in users’ privacy and security concerns. In contrast to previous studies of users’ concerns about smart speakers’ divulging private information to their manufacturers, we conducted a study to investigate users’ concerns with regard to housemates and external entities. To illustrate, […]