May, 2013: Paridhi's paper "@I seek 'fb.me': Identifying Users across Multiple Online Social Networks" won the Honorable Mention for the best paper award at #WoLE2013 #WWW2013 Authors: Paridhi, Prof. Anupam Joshi, and PK.
May, 2013: MultiOSN: Monitoring multiple online social networks during real-world events; now live at http://precog.iiitd.edu.in/tools/beta/multiosnportal/. Technical report. Authors: Prateek, Mayank, Kanika, and PK.
May, 2013: Slides from our talks / demo at WWW 2013. (1) Faking Sandy: Characterizing and Identifying Fake Images on Twitter during Hurricane Sandy, (2) @I seek 'fb.me': Identifying Users across Multiple Online Social Networks, (3) Detection of Spam Tipping Behaviour on Foursquare, (4) uTrack: Track Yourself! Monitoring Information on Online Social Media.
May, 2013: Our paper "Faking Sandy: Characterizing and Identifying Fake Images on Twitter during Hurricane Sandy" won the Best Paper Award at #psosm2013. Authors: Aditi, Hemank, PK, and Prof. Anupam Joshi.
May, 2013: Dr. Satyam Mukherjee from Kellogg School of Management, NorthWestern University Evanston, IL, USA will be visiting on May 15, 2013.
May, 2013: Our complete report on Security and Privacy Symposium 2013 available now. Authors: Paridhi Jain, Prof. Sanjeev Aggarwal from IIT Kanpur, and PK.
Apr, 2013: Our paper "The Paper Slip Should be There: Perceptions of Transaction Receipts in Branchless Banking" gets accepted at Mobile HCI 2013. Authors: Saurabh Panjwani, Mohona Ghosh, Soumya Singh, and PK.
Apr, 2013: PSOSM merges with 5 other workshops to form a new conference focused on Online Social Networks -- ACM Conference on Online Social Networks (COSN). PK on the Technical Advisory Committee. Please consider submitting your work at http://cosn.acm.org.
Apr, 2013: Our work on Open source Collation of eGovernment data and Networks (OCEAN) was on Hindustan Delhi newspaper today, April 16, 2013 on page 2.
Apr, 2013: Simon Davies's new blog post India takes its first serious step toward privacy regulation – but it may be misguided" refers to our Privacy in India study. He says "A substantial opinion poll published earlier this year..."
Apr, 2013: Simon Davies refers to our privacy report in his interview in Rajya Sabha TV. Look at 16:17 - 25:39.
Apr, 2013: Srishti Gupta's blog entry: Exciting times! Indo-UK workshop on Cyber security.
Apr, 2013: Two graduate students from BITS Pilani, Hyderabad campus visiting us for a week. Thanks Agrima & Krishna.
Mar, 2013: Our video on "What Google Apps Administrators of your accounts at your Organization or University can do with your emails?" #PrivacyZapped.
Mar, 2013: Prateek wins best paper award at the National Conference on Advancements in Information, Computer and Communication.
Mar, 2013: PK will be Co-Organizing Indo-UK Workshop on Cybersecurity.
Mar, 2013: Our demo "uTrack: Track Yourself! Monitoring Information on Online Social Media" gets accepted at WWW 2013. Authors: Tiago Magalhães, Prateek Dewan, PK, Raquel Melo-Minardi, and Virgilio Almeida.
Mar, 2013: Our paper "Detection of Spam Tipping Behaviour on Foursquare" gets accepted at Mining Social Network Dynamics. Authors: Anupama Aggarwal, Jussara Almeida and PK.
Mar, 2013: Our paper "@I seek 'fb.me': Identifying Users across Multiple Online Social Networks" gets accepted at 2nd International workshop on Web of Linked Entities Authors: Paridhi Jain, PK, Anupam Joshi.
Mar, 2013: Our paper "Faking Sandy: Characterizing and Identifying Fake Images on Twitter during Hurricane Sandy" gets accepted at 2nd International workshop on Privacy and Security in Online Social Media Authors: Aditi Gupta, Hemank Lamba, PK and Anupam Joshi.
Mar, 2013: Paridhi Jain and Niharika Sachdeva win the Best Student Participation award at #spsymposium13.
Mar, 2013: Srishti Gupta and Mayank Gupta were the winners of the best poster award at #spsymposium13 for their work on OCEAN and Niharika Sachdeva won the second runners-up award for her work on U2P2.
Jan, 2013: Poster acceptance notifications for Security and Privacy Symposium at IIT Kanpur sent to the authors.
Jan, 2013: Our complete Spring 2013 schedule for "Brainstorm - Precog's Reading boulevard" is now available.Jan, 2013: Our work on Finding Nemo gets featured in an article on Atelier. Jan, 2013: Our Internet Practices Study is now live! Please participate and help us spread. Win prizes! Jan, 2013: OCEAN: Open source Collation of eGovernment data and Networks, goes live! Jan, 2013: New technical report: "Finding Nemo: Searching and Resolving Identities of Users Across Online Social Networks". Authors: Paridhi and PK.
Dec, 2012: We will be co-organizing Security and Privacy Symposium at IIT Kanpur.
Dec, 2012: We will be co-organizing the Workshop on Privacy and Security in Online Social Media (PSOSM) for the second time at WWW 2013.Dec, 2012: Our work on Credibility on Twitter gets mentioned in articles: "Building a Better Truth Machine" on Slate and "Tweets Need A Credibility Rating And This Lie Detector Algorithm Could Help" on TechCrunch. Dec, 2012: Our Privacy in India: Attitudes and Awareness V 2.0 report gets covered in leading newspapers of India. TOI; EconomicTimes; BusinessStandard; DeccanHerald; DeccanChronicle; Asianet; FirstPost. Dec, 2012: The Privacy Advisor, newsletter from IAPP covers our Privacy in India study "Professors Publish Largest To-Date Study on Privacy in India".
Nov, 2012: Technical Report Released (largest study on privacy perceptions in India): "Privacy in India: Attitudes and Awareness V 2.0"