About Me

I'm a second-year computer science PhD student at University of Illinois at Chicago. I'm a member of BITS Networked Systems Laboratory where I'm being advised by Chris Kanich. My current research project is focused on analyzing security and privacy implications of social authentication methods in web and mobile platforms.

Research Interests

  • Web and network security
  • Internet measurement
  • Adversarial machine learning
  • Breaking stuff!


Side Projects


  • Mohammad Ghasemisharif, Amrutha Ramesh, Stephen Checkoway, Chris Kanich, and Jason Polakis, "O Single Sign-Off, Where Art Thou? An Empirical Analysis of Single Sign-On Account Hijacking and Session Management on the Web", Proceedings of the 27th USENIX Security Symposium, August 2018 [PDF][Data]

  • R. Loui, L. Caughey, M. Ghasemisharif and R. Salvador, "Virtualized dynamic port assignment and windowed whitelisting for securing infrastructure servers", 2016 IEEE International Conference on Electro Information Technology (EIT)