Publications

  1. Geoff Twardokus and Hanif Rahbari, "Vehicle-to-Nothing? Securing C-V2X Against Protocol-Aware DoS Attacks," IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2022), Virtual, May 2022. (acceptance rate: 19.9%) [ pdf | YouTube | BibTex ]

  2. Naureen Hoque and Hanif Rahbari, "POSTER: A Tough Nut to Crack: Attempting to Break Modulation Obfuscation," ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2021), Virtual/Republic of Korea, November 2021. [ link | pdf | BibTex ]

  3. Siddharth Dongre and Hanif Rahbari, "Message Sieving to Mitigate Smart Gridlock Attacks in V2V," ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec 2021), Virtual, July 2021. (acceptance rate: 28%) [ pdf | YouTube | BibTex ]

  4. Marwan Krunz and Hanif Rahbari "A Method for Exploiting Preamble Waveforms to Support Device and Network Functionalities in Wireless Systems," U.S. Patent No. 11,038,730 (granted June 15, 2021). [ Text ]

  5. Geoff Twardokus, Jaime Ponicki, Samantha Baker, Peter Carenzo, Hanif Rahbari, and Sumita Mishra, "Targeted Discreditation Attack against Trust Management in Connected Vehicles," IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2021), Virtual/Montreal, June 2021. [ pdf | YouTube | BibTex ]

  6. Geoff Twardokus and Hanif Rahbari, "Evaluating V2V Security on an SDR Testbed," IEEE International Workshop on Computer and Networking Experimental Research using Testbeds (CNERT) in conjunction with IEEE INFOCOM 2021, Virtual Conference, May 2021. [ pdf | YouTube | BibTex ]

  7. Zhengguang Zhang, Hanif Rahbari, and Marwan Krunz, "Adaptive Preamble Embedding with MIMO to Support User-defined Functionalities in WLANs," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), 2021, to appear.

  8. Zhengguang Zhang, Hanif Rahbari, and Marwan Krunz, "Expanding the Role of Preambles to Support User-defined Functionality in MIMO-based WLANs," 39th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2020), Virtual Conference, July 2020 (acceptance rate: 19.8%) [ YouTube ]

  9. Peyman Siyari, Hanif Rahbari, and Marwan Krunz, "Lightweight Machine Learning for Efficient Frequency-Offset-Aware Demodulation," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC)-Machine Learning in Wireless Communications, vol. 37, no. 11, November 2019. [ pdf | link ]

  10. Marwan Krunz, Berk Akgun, Peyman Siyari, Hanif Rahbari, Rashad Eletreby, and Ozan Koyluoglu "Systems and Methods for Securing Wireless Communications," U.S. Patent App. 16/012,620 (granted Oct. 8, 2019) [ Text ]

  11. Marwan Krunz, Berk Akgun, Peyman Siyari, Hanif Rahbari, Rashad Eletreby, and Ozan Koyluoglu "Systems and Methods for Securing Wireless Communications," U.S. Patent App. 15/336,070 (granted Oct. 8, 2018) [ Text ]

  12. Hanif Rahbari, Jinshan Liu, and Jerry Park, "SecureMatch: Scalable Authentication and Key Relegation for IoT Using Physical-Layer Techniques," 6th IEEE Conference Communications and Network Security (CNS 2018), Beijing, China, May 2018 (acceptance rate: 28.2%) [ pdf ]

  13. Hanif Rahbari, Peyman Siyari, Marwan Krunz, and Jerry Park, "Adaptive Demodulation for Wireless Systems in the Presence of Frequency-Offset Estimation Errors," 37th Annual IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2018), Honolulu, HI, April 2018 (acceptance rate: 19.2%). [ pdf | slides ]

  14. Hanif Rahbari and Marwan Krunz, "Exploiting Frame Preamble Waveforms to Support New Physical-Layer Functions in OFDM-Based 802.11 Systems," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (TWC), vol. 16, no. 6, June 2017. [ link ]

  15. Hanif Rahbari and Marwan Krunz, "Full Frame Encryption and Modulation Obfuscation Using Channel-independent Preamble Identifier," IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics & Security (TIFS), vol. 11, no. 12, Dec. 2016. [ link ]

  16. Hanif Rahbari and and Marwan Krunz, "Rolling Preambles: Mitigating Stealthy FO Estimation Attacks in OFDM-based 802.11 Systems," 4th IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS 2016), Philadelphia, PA, USA, October 2016 (acceptance rate: 29%) [ pdf ]

  17. Hanif Rahbari, Marwan Krunz, and Loukas Lazos, "Swift Jamming Attack on Frequency Offset Estimation: The Achilles' Heel of OFDM Systems" IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), vol. 15, no. 5, pp. 1264-1278, May 2016. [ link ]

  18. Hanif Rahbari and Marwan Krunz, "Secrecy beyond Encryption: Obfuscating Transmission Signatures in Wireless Communications," IEEE Communications Magazine-Feature Topic on Wireless Physical Layer Security, vol. 53, no. 12, Dec. 2015. [ link ]

  19. Rashad Eletreby, Hanif Rahbari, and Marwan Krunz, "Supporting PHY-layer Security in Multi-link Wireless Networks Using Friendly Jamming," 34th IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM 2015), San Diego, CA, USA, December 2015 (acceptance rate: 36.6%) [ link ]

  20. Mohammad J. Abdel-Rahman, Hanif Rahbari, and Marwan Krunz, "Multicast Rendezvous in Fast-Varying DSA Networks," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC), vol. 13, no. 7, pp. 1449-1462, July 2015. [ link ]

  21. Hanif Rahbari and Marwan Krunz, "Friendly CryptoJam: A Mechanism for Securing Physical-Layer Attributes," ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless & Mobile Networks (WiSec 2014), Oxford, UK, July 2014, pp. 129-140 (full paper, acceptance rate: 14.6%) [ link ]

  22. Hanif Rahbari, Marwan Krunz, and Loukas Lazos, "Security Vulnerability and Countermeasures of Frequency Offset Correction in 802.11a Systems," 33rd IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2014), Toronto, ON, Canada, April 2014, (acceptance rate: 19.4%) [ link ]

  23. Mohammad J. Abdel Rahman, Hanif Rahbari, Marwan Krunz, and Philippe Nain, "Fast and Secure Rendezvous Protocols for Mitigating Control Channel DoS Attacks," 32nd IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM 2013) Mini-Conference, Turin, Italy, April 2013 (acceptance rate: < 25%) [ link ]

  24. Mohammad J. Abdel Rahman, Hanif Rahbari, and Marwan Krunz, "Adaptive Frequency Hopping Algorithms for Multicast Rendezvous in DSA Networks," Proc. 6th IEEE Symp. Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks (DySPAN 2012) Technical Track, Bellevue, WA, October 2012 (acceptance rate: 25%) [ link ]