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[The ranking:  Journals according to JCR and Conferences according to GII-GRIN-SCIE]

Journal papers

  • [J3] Mauro Conti, Ankit Gangwal, Muhammad Hassan, Chhagan Lal, Eleonora Losiouk.
    The Road Ahead for Networking: A Survey on ICN-IP Coexistence Solutions.
    In (IEEE) Communications Surveys & Tutorials, in press, 2020.
    (JCR IF 2019: 22.973)

  • [J2] Ankit Gangwal, Mauro Conti.
    Cryptomining cannot Change its Spots: Detecting Covert Cryptomining using Magnetic Side-channel.
    In (IEEE) Transactions on Information Forensics & Security, 15(1): 1630-1639, 2019.
    DOI: 10.1109/TIFS.2019.2945171, ISSN: 1556-6013.
    (JCR IF 2018: 6.211)

  • [J1] Mauro Conti, Ankit Gangwal, Sushmita Ruj.
    On the Economic Significance of Ransomware Campaigns: A Bitcoin Transactions Perspective.
    In (Elsevier) Computers & Security, 79: 162-189, 2018.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.cose.2018.08.008, ISSN: 0167-4048.
    (JCR IF 2017: 2.650)
    [Project's page]
    [Media coverage: MIT Technology Review, Mozilla Internet Health Report 2019]

Conference & Workshop papers

  • [C9] Dario Pasquini, Ankit Gangwal, Giuseppe Ateniese, Massimo Bernaschi, Mauro Conti.
    Improving Password Guessing via Representation Learning.
    In Proceedings of the 42nd IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy
    (IEEE S&P 2021)
    , in press, San Francisco, USA, May 23-27, 2021.
    (GGS: 1/A++; CORE: A++; LiveSHINE: A++; MA: A++)
    [Project's page]

  • [C8] Mauro Conti, Ankit Gangwal, Michele Todero.
    Blockchain Trilemma Solver Algorand has Dilemma over Undecidable Messages.
    In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security
    (ARES 2019)
    , pages 1-8, Canterbury, England, August 26-29, 2019.
    DOI: 10.1145/3339252.3339255, ISBN: 978-1-4503-7164-3.
    (GGS: 3/B; CORE: B; LiveSHINE: A-; Acceptance rate: 20.75%)

  • [C7] Md. Hajian Berenjestanaki, Mauro Conti, Ankit Gangwal.
    On the Exploitation of Online SMS Receiving Services to Forge ID Verification.
    In Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security
    (ARES 2019)
    , pages 1-5, Canterbury, England, August 26-29, 2019.
    DOI: 10.1145/3339252.3339276, ISBN: 978-1-4503-7164-3.
    (GGS: 3/B; CORE: B; LiveSHINE: A-; Acceptance rate: 20.75%)

  • [C6] Fabio Aiolli, Mauro Conti, Ankit Gangwal, Mirko Polato.
    Mind Your Wallet's Privacy: Identifying Bitcoin Wallet Apps and User's Actions through Network Traffic Analysis.
    In Proceedings of the 34th ACM Symposium on Applied Computing
    (ACM SAC 2019)
    , pages 1484-1491, Limassol, Cyprus, April 8-12, 2019.
    DOI: 10.1145/3297280.3297430, ISBN: 978-1-4503-5933-7.
    (GGS: 2/A-; CORE: B; LiveSHINE: A; MA: A-)

  • [C5] Mauro Conti, Ankit Gangwal, Sarada Prasad Gochhayat, Gabriele Tolomei.
    Spot the Difference: Your Bucket is Leaking - A Novel Methodology to Expose A/B Testing Effortlessly.
    In Proceedings of the 4th IEEE Workshop on Security and Privacy in the Cloud
    (IEEE CNS 2018 workshop: SPC 2018)
    , pages 1-7, Beijing, China, May 30, 2018.
    DOI: 10.1109/CNS.2018.8433122, ISBN: 978-1-5386-4586-4.
    [Project's page]

  • [C4] Mauro Conti, Ankit Gangwal.
    Blocking Intrusions at Border using Software Defined-Internet Exchange Point (SD-IXP).
    In Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE Conference on Network Functions Virtualization and Software Defined Networking
    (IEEE NFV-SDN 2017)
    , pages 1-6, Berlin, Germany, November 6-8, 2017.
    DOI: 10.1109/NFV-SDN.2017.8169838, ISBN: 978-1-5386-3285-7.

  • [C3] Mauro Conti, Ankit Gangwal, Manoj Singh Gaur.
    A Comprehensive and Effective Mechanism for DDoS Detection in SDN.
    In Proceedings of the 13th IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications
    (IEEE WiMob 2017)
    , pages 1-8, Rome, Italy, October 9-11, 2017.
    DOI: 10.1109/WiMOB.2017.8115796, ISBN: 978-1-5386-3839-2.
    (GGS: 3/B; LiveSHINE: B; MA: B; Acceptance rate: 28%)

  • [C2] Ankit Gangwal, Mauro Conti, Manoj Singh Gaur.
    PANORAMA: Real-time Bird's Eye View of an OpenFlow Network.
    In Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control
    (IEEE ICNSC 2017)
    , pages 204-209, Falerna, Italy, May 16-18, 2017.
    DOI: 10.1109/ICNSC.2017.8000092, ISBN: 978-1-5090-4429-0.
    (GGS: 3/B; LiveSHINE: B; MA: B)
    [Project's page]

  • [C1] Ankit Gangwal, Megha Gupta, Manoj Singh Gaur, Vijay Laxmi, Mauro Conti.
    ELBA: Efficient Layer Based Routing Algorithm in SDN.
    In Proceedings of the 25th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communication and Networks
    (IEEE ICCCN 2016)
    , pages 1-7, Waikoloa, USA, August 1-4, 2016.
    DOI: 10.1109/ICCCN.2016.7568515, ISBN: 978-1-5090-2279-3.
    (GGS: 2/A-; CORE: A; LiveSHINE: A-; MA: A-)


  • [PT] Ankit Gangwal.
    Security and Privacy Implications of Cryptocurrencies.
    Doctoral Thesis, October 2019.
    Supervisor: Prof. Mauro Conti.
    Co-supervisor: Prof. Anna Spagnolli.
    University of Padova, Italy.

  • [MT] Ankit Gangwal.
    Efficient SVC Video Streaming over Software Defined Networks.
    Master Thesis, June 2016.
    Supervisor: Prof. Manoj Singh Gaur.
    Malaviya National Institute of Technology, India.

Papers under review

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