Computer Laboratory

Sheharbano Khattak



Sheharbano Khattak, Mobin Javed, Syed Ali Khayam, Zartash Afzal Uzmi and Vern Paxson. A Look at the Consequences of Internet Censorship Through an ISP Lens. To appear in the proceedings of the 14th ACM SIGCOMM conference on Internet measurement (IMC '14).

Sheharbano Khattak, Mobin Javed, Philip D. Anderson and Vern Paxson. Towards Illuminating a Censorship Monitor's Model to Facilitate Evasion, in proceedings of the 3rd USENIX Workshop on Free and Open Communications on the Internet (FOCI), August 2013.


Sheharbano Khattak, Naurin Rasheed Ramay, Kamran Riaz Khan, Affan A. Syed and Syed Ali Khayam. A Taxonomy of Botnet Behavior, Detection and Defense, Journal of Communications Surveys & Tutorials, IEEE, Vol. PP, Issue 99, October 2013, pp. 1 - 27


Sheharbano Khattak, Zaafar Ahmed, Affan A. Syed and Syed Ali Khayam. BotFlex: A Community-driven Tool for Botnet Detection, ACM International Conference on Computer and Communication Security (CCS), November 2013.

Naurin Rasheed Ramay, Sheharbano Khattak, Affan A. Syed and Syed Ali Khayam. Bottleneck: A Generalized, Flexible, and Extensible Framework for Botnet Defense, IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, May 20-23, 2012.


A Study of Botnets: Systemization of Knowledge and Correlation-based Detection. Master's thesis, National University of Sciences and Technology. Islamabad, Pakistan. Feb 2013.