SMOOTH at the ICT2018!

If you were in Vienna last week you may have seen SMOOTH! From December 4th to 6th the SMOOTH consortium participated in the ICT 2018 event. ICT2018 was organised by DG Connect and the Austrian presidency of the EU. This research and innovation fair focused on the European Union’s priorities in the digital transformation of…

Large-Scale Analysis of User Exposure to Online Advertising on Facebook

Title: Large-Scale Analysis of User Exposure to Online Advertising on Facebook Authors: ARITZ ARRATE GALÁN , Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain JOSÉ GONZÁLEZ CABAÑAS, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain ÁNGEL CUEVAS, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain and UC3M-Santander Big Data Institute, Spain MARÍA CALDERÓN, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain RUBÉN CUEVAS…

Beyond Google Play: A Large-Scale Comparative Study of Chinese Android App Markets

Title: Beyond Google Play: A Large-Scale Comparative Study of Chinese Android App Markets   Authors: Haoyu Wang, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications Zhe Liu, Key Laboratory of High-Confidence Software Technologies (MOE), Peking University Jingyue Liang, Key Laboratory of High-Confidence Software Technologies (MOE), Peking University Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez, IMDEA Networks and ICSI Yao Guo, Key Laboratory…

Unveiling and Quantifying Facebook Exploitation of Sensitive Personal Data for Advertising Purposes

Title: Unveiling and Quantifying Facebook Exploitation of Sensitive Personal Data for Advertising Purposes Authors: José González Cabañas, Ángel Cuevas, and Rubén Cuevas, Department of Telematic Engineering, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid Conference 27th USENIX Security Symposium. August 15–17, 2018 • Baltimore, MD, USA Abstract: The recent European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) restricts the processing…