Publications

"All of them claim to be the best": Multi-perspective study of VPN users and VPN providers

Reethika Ramesh, A. Vyas, and R. Ensafi
To Appear In: USENIX Security Symposium 2023 (USENIX Security '23)

OpenVPN is Open to VPN Fingerprinting

D. Xue, Reethika Ramesh, A. Jain, M. Kallitsis, J. Halderman, J. Crandall, and R. Ensafi
In: USENIX Security Symposium 2022 (USENIX Security '22)
🏆 Distinguished paper award
🏆 Won First Prize 🏆 in the 2022 Internet Defense Prize

VPNalyzer: Systematic Investigation of the VPN Ecosystem

Reethika Ramesh, L. Evdokimov, D. Xue, and R. Ensafi
In: Network and Distributed System Security (NDSS) Symposium 2022
🏆 Won First Place at the CSAW '22 Applied Research Competition.

Throttling Twitter: An Emerging Censorship Technique in Russia

D. Xue, Reethika Ramesh, ValdikSS, L. Evdokimov, A. Viktorov, A. Jain, E. Wustrow, S. Basso, and R. Ensafi
In: ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC) 2021
(Recognized as the Highest Scoring Short Paper at IMC'21)

Decentralized Control: A Case Study of Russia

Reethika Ramesh, R. Sundara Raman, M. Bernhard, V. Ongkowijaya, L. Evdokimov, A. Edmundson, S. Sprecher, M. Ikram, and R. Ensafi
In: Network and Distributed Systems Security (NDSS) Symposium 2020, 23-26 February 2020, San Diego, CA, USA
🏆 Top 10 and Finalist at the CSAW '20 Applied Research Competition.

Measuring the Deployment of Network Censorship Filters at Global Scale

R. Sundara Raman, A. Stoll, J. Dalek, Reethika Ramesh, W. Scott, R.Ensafi
In: Network and Distributed Systems Security (NDSS) Symposium 2020, 23-26 February 2020, San Diego, CA, USA

Workshop Publications and Talks

Investigating the VPN Recommendation Ecosystem

Reethika Ramesh, A. Huremagic, C. Sharp, R. Ensafi
In: The 6th Workshop on Technology and Consumer Protection (ConPro '22)

Building the VPNalyzer System

Reethika Ramesh
Talk given at: Workshop on Learning from Authoritative Security Experiment Results (LASER) 2022, Colocated with NDSS'22