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). [Slides] -- Shortlisted for the Best Paper Award

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. [Slides]


Sheharbano Khattak, Laurent Simon and Steven J. Murdoch. Systemization of Pluggable Transports for Censorship Resistance, arXiv preprint , Dec 2014

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.