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  • A survey on web tracking: mechanisms, implications, and defenses 

    Bujlow, Tomasz; Carela Español, Valentín; Solé Pareta, Josep; Barlet Ros, Pere (2017-08-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Privacy seems to be the Achilles' heel of today's web. Most web services make continuous efforts to track their users and to obtain as much personal information as they can from the things they search, the sites they visit, ...
  • Independent comparison of popular DPI tools for traffic classification 

    Bujlow, Tomasz; Carela Español, Valentín; Barlet Ros, Pere (2015-01-15)
    Article
    Open Access
    Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) is the state-of-the-art technology for traffic classification. According to the conventional wisdom, DPI is the most accurate classification technique. Consequently, most popular products, ...
  • Is our ground-truth for traffic classification reliable? 

    Carela Español, Valentín; Bujlow, Tomasz; Barlet Ros, Pere (2014)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    The validation of the different proposals in the traffic classification literature is a controversial issue. Usually, these works base their results on a ground-truth built from private datasets and labeled by techniques ...
  • Web tracking: Mechanisms, implications, and defenses 

    Bujlow, Tomasz; Carela Español, Valentín; Solé Pareta, Josep; Barlet Ros, Pere (2015-07-28)
    External research report
    Open Access
    This articles surveys the existing literature on the methods currently used by web services to track the user online as well as their purposes, implications, and possible user’s defenses. A significant majority of ...