Research

A number of media outlets published articles on our Ersatz Password work

A number of media outlets published articles on our Ersatz Password work. These appeared in a number of languages; [English] InfoWorld.com, NetworkWorld.com, PCWorld.com, DataBreaches.net, ComputerWorld.com and CSOonline.com; [Swedish] IDG.se; [Russian] at SecurityLab.ru; and [Danish] at version2.dk. Update: The full details and implementation of the work has been published an available here. Update: Our …

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My time at Google’s Chrome Security Team

During the summer of 2014 I worked at Google’s Chrome Security Team lead by Paris Tabriz. I was working on usable security issues along with Adrienne Felt, Joel Weinberger and Chris Palmer. I was mainly focusing on Mixed Content Blocking and Chrome Permissions. In mixed content, I implemented a feature in …

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Privacy Preserving Access Control Framework

Mohammed H. Almeshekah and Ninghui Li I worked with Prof. Li at Purdue to provide a report on privacy preserving access control framework for project lead by Dr. Waleed Alrodhan on studying the privacy practices in the Saudi Market. Below is a description on the project and the details of the report we …

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Proposal for Better Revocation Model of SSL/TLS Certificates

Mohammed H. Almeshekah Mozilla Corporation, September 2013    ABSTRACT: There are multiple initiatives that have emerged in the past couple of years to address some of the inherit limitation of the CA-based trust model and SSL certificates. One of the these limitations is the current revocation models. In this document we …

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