Phani Vadrevu

Phani Vadrevu

Assistant Professor 

3209E Patrick F Taylor Building, Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Louisiana State University



Educational Background

Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Georgia, 2017

B.E. in Mechanical Engineering, BITS Pilani, India, 2010


Research Interests

Web security and privacy


Security and privacy measurements

User-oriented security research

Network security


Teaching Responsibilities

 CSC 2160: Cloud Fundamentals and Web Programming


Selected Publications

Understanding, Measuring, and Detecting Modern Technical Support Scams - Jienan Liu, Pooja Pun, Phani Vadrevu, Roberto Perdisci,
8th IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy (Euro S&P 2023)

PhishInPatterns: Measuring Elicited User Interactions at Scale on Phishing Websites - Karthika Subramani, William Melicher, Oleksii Starov,
Phani Vadrevu, Roberto Perdisci, 22nd ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC 2022)

Your Speaker or My Snooper? Measuring the Effectiveness of Web Audio Browser Fingerprints - Shekhar Chalise, Hoang Dai Nguyen,
Phani Vadrevu, 22nd ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC 2022)

A Human in Every APE: Delineating and Evaluating the Human Analysis Systems of Anti-Phishing Entities - Bhupendra Acharya, Phani Vadrevu.
The 19th Conference on Detection of Intrusions and Malware & Vulnerability Assessment (DIMVA 2022)

PhishPrint: Evading Phishing Detection Crawlers by Prior Profiling - Bhupendra Acharya, Phani Vadrevu,
30th USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security 2021)

When Push Comes to Ads: Measuring the Rise of (Malicious) Push Advertising - Karthika Subramani, Xingzi Yuan, Omid Setayeshfar,
Phani Vadrevu, Kyu Hyung Lee, Roberto Perdisci, 20th ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC 2020)

What You See is NOT What You Get: Discovering and Tracking Ad-Driven Social Engineering Attack Campaigns - Phani Vadrevu, Roberto Perdisci,
19th ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC 2019)

JSgraph: Enabling Reconstruction of Web Attacks via Efficient Tracking of Live In-Browser JavaScript Executions - Bo Li, Phani Vadrevu,
Kyu Hyung Lee, Roberto Perdisci, 25th Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2018)

Enabling Reconstruction of Attacks on Users via Efficient Browsing Snapshots - Phani Vadrevu, Jienan Liu, Bo Li, Babak Rahbarinia,
Kyu Hyung Lee, Roberto Perdisci, 24th Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2017)

Measuring and detecting malware downloads in live network traffic - Phani Vadrevu , Babak Rahbarinia , Roberto Perdisci , Kang Li ,
Manos Antonakakis, European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS 2013)


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