Abbas Acar


I am currently working as a postdoctoral associate in Cyber-Physical Systems Security Lab (CSL) at Florida International University, USA. I completed my MSc and PhD in the CSL lab under the supervision of Professor Selcuk Uluagac in 2019 and 2020, respectively. Before that, I received my BSc from Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Middle East Technical University, Turkey in 2015 with a minor in Mathematics. In this website, you can find information about my background, research and contact details. Also, I am always open to new research ideas and collaborations and you are welcome to ask any questions regarding my research publications.

My current research interests include:

  • Cryptojacking Malware
  • Alternative Authentication Methods
    • Continuous Authentication
    • Multi-factor Authentication
  • Security/Privacy of Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Privacy-Aware Applications
    • Homomorphic Encryption
    • Differential Privacy
    • Noise-tolerant Template Matching

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  • June, 2023: Our paper is accepted for publication at USENIX Security 2023.
  • December, 2021: Two papers are accepted for publication at NDSS 2022.