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    • A measurement study of online tracking and advertising in Ibero-America 

      Estrada Jiménez, José Antonio; Parra Arnau, Javier; Rodríguez Hoyos, Ana Fernanda; Forné Muñoz, Jorge; Pallarès Segarra, Esteve (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
      Article
      Open Access
      The ability of the online marketing industry to track and pro le users' Web-browsing activity is what enables effective, tailored-made advertising services. The intrusiveness of these practices and the increasing ...
    • Anonymizing cybersecurity data in critical infrastructures: the CIPSEC approach 

      Rodríguez Hoyos, Ana Fernanda; Estrada Jiménez, José Antonio; Rebollo-Monedero, David; Forné Muñoz, Jorge; Trapero Burgos, Rubén; Álvarez Romero, Antonio (ISCRAM, 2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Cybersecurity logs are permanently generated by network devices to describe security incidents. With modern computing technology, such logs can be exploited to counter threats in real time or before they gain a foothold. ...
    • Coherent, automatic address resolution for vehicular ad hoc networks 

      Urquiza Aguiar, Luis; Tripp Barba, Carolina; Rebollo Monedero, David; Mezher, Ahmad Mohamad; Aguilar Igartua, Mónica; Forné Muñoz, Jorge; Estrada Jiménez, José Antonio (2017-01-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      The interest in vehicular communications has increased notably. In this paper, the use of the address resolution (AR) procedures is studied for vehicular ad hoc networks (VANETs). We analyse the poor performance of AR ...
    • Evaluation of the privacy sisk for online search and social tagging systems 

      Rodríguez Hoyos, Ana Fernanda; Estrada Jiménez, José Antonio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-07-11)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      [ANGLÈS] The lack of privacy is nowadays a serious security issue for users on the Internet, since personalized information systems are in fact collecting an incredible amount of information, to the point where it appears ...
    • Impact of packet error modeling in VANET simulations 

      Tripp Barba, Carolina; Urquiza Aguiar, Luis; Estrada Jiménez, José Antonio; Aguilar-Calderón, José Alfonso; Zaldivar Colado, Aníbal; Aguilar Igartua, Mónica (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
      Conference report
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      Simulation is a very valuable mechanism to study the performance of vehicular ad-hoc networks (VANETs), due to the high cost and effort involved in the deployment of vehicles in urban scenarios. Accordingly, as in real ...
    • Implementation of a Firefox extension for measuring the user privacy risk in web search 

      Estrada Jiménez, José Antonio; Rodríguez Hoyos, Ana Fernanda (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-07-11)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      [ANGLÈS] At the present time, user activities on Internet are permanently monitored, and the information obtained from this process is pretty useful for big advertising companies and especially for governments. The user ...
    • Mathematically optimized, recursive prepartitioning strategies for k-anonymous microaggregation of large-scale datasets 

      Pallarès Segarra, Esteve; Rebollo-Monedero, David; Rodríguez Hoyos, Ana Fernanda; Estrada Jiménez, José Antonio; Mezher, Ahmad Mohamad; Forné Muñoz, Jorge (2019-11-11)
      Article
      Open Access
      The technical contents of this work fall within the statistical disclosure control (SDC) field, which concerns the postprocessing of the demographic portion of the statistical results of surveys containing sensitive personal ...
    • Measuring online tracking and privacy risks on Ecuadorian websites 

      Estrada Jiménez, José Antonio; Rodríguez Hoyos, Ana Fernanda; Parra Arnau, Javier; Forné Muñoz, Jorge (2019)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Online tracking has become a great enabler of massive surveillance so it is now a critical vector for threatening the privacy of users. Despite the benefits of online tracking for personalized advertising, the complexity ...
    • On the regulation of personal data distribution in online advertising platforms 

      Estrada Jiménez, José Antonio; Parra Arnau, Javier; Rodríguez Hoyos, Ana Fernanda; Forné Muñoz, Jorge (Elsevier, 2019-03)
      Article
      Open Access
      Online tracking is the key enabling technology of modern online advertising. In the recently established model of real-time bidding (RTB), the web pages tracked by ad platforms are shared with advertising agencies (also ...
    • Preserving empirical data utility in k-anonymous microaggregation via linear discriminant analysis 

      Rodríguez Hoyos, Ana Fernanda; Rebollo Monedero, David; Estrada Jiménez, José Antonio; Forné Muñoz, Jorge; Urquiza Aguiar, Luis Felipe (Elsevier, 2020-09-01)
      Article
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      Today’s countless benefits of exploiting data come with a hefty price in terms of privacy. -Anonymous microaggregation is a powerful technique devoted to revealing useful demographic information of microgroups of people, ...
    • Privacy in online advertising platforms 

      Estrada Jiménez, José Antonio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10-02)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      Online advertising is consistently considered as the pillar of the "free• content on the Web since it is commonly the funding source of websites. Furthermore, the option of delivering personalizad ads has tumed advertising ...
    • The Fast Maximum Distance to Average Vector (F-MDAV): an algorithm for k-Anonymous microaggregation in big data 

      Rodríguez Hoyos, Ana Fernanda; Estrada Jiménez, José Antonio; Rebollo-Monedero, David; Mezher, Ahmad Mohamad; Parra Arnau, Javier; Forné Muñoz, Jorge (Elsevier, 2020-02-10)
      Article
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      The massive exploitation of tons of data is currently guiding critical decisions in domains such as economics or health. But serious privacy risks arise since personal data is commonly involved. k-Anonymous microaggregation ...