ICFP fellow Yixin Sun’s Tor research highlighted

Fri, 2017-06-02 00:58

A writeup of ICFP fellow Yixin Sun’s co-authored work on detecting and defending against attacks on Tor was featured recently on the Princeton University website. During her fellowship, Yixin worked out of Princeton’s Security and Privacy Lab on increasing the resiliency of anonymity networks, specifically Tor.

In Yixin’s words, from the Princeton article: “As the internet gets bigger and more dynamic, more organizations have the ability to observe users’ traffic. We wanted to understand possible ways that these organizations could identify users and to provide Tor with ways to defend itself against these attacks as a way to help preserve online privacy.”

Read the full article here.