Soroush Karami

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851 S. Morgan St., 1300 SEO
Chicago, Illinois 60607

Soroush Karami is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Illinois at Chicago in the Department of Computer Science, where he is being advised by Jason Polakis. He works on computer privacy and security. His focus is on investigating online threats that users face, and designing security techniques to provide a more secure digital environment for everyone. The goals of this work are understanding Web and browser's privacy leakage and securing users. He received his M.Sc. degree from Amirkabir University of Technology (Iran) and his B.Sc. degree from Shiraz University of Technology (Iran).

Feb 24, 2021   
Paper won the Distinguished Paper Award at NDSS'21.
Oct 09, 2020   
Successfully passed the preliminary examination (Ph.D. Thesis Proposal).
Aug 07, 2020   
Paper accepted at NDSS'21.
May 07, 2020   
Awarded from Google for finding a security bug in Chrome browser. Bug Bounty Award CVE-2020-6473
Apr 02, 2020   
Awarded from Facebook for demonstrating a pair of vulnerabilities. Bug Bounty Award
Jan 31, 2020   
Awarded a travel grant to attend and give a talk at NDSS'20 Symposium.
Dec 08, 2019   
Paper accepted at NDSS'20.
Sep 13, 2017   
Awarded Peter and Deborah Wexler Graduate Student Scholarship.
Aug 25, 2017   
Joined to BITS laboratory.
Aug 15, 2017   
Aug 13, 2017   
Moved from Tehran to Chicago!
Mar 5, 2017   
Accepted a full funded Ph.D. offer from University of Illinois at Chicago.

Awakening the Web's Sleeper Agents: Misusing Service Workers for Privacy Leakage
Soroush Karami, Panagiotis Ilia, and Jason Polakis
28th Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS'21), 2021.
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Distinguished Paper Award