Current Research

My current research is on Blockchain applications. I am working on countering double spending attacks on blockchains and analyzing the attack surface of this technology.

Past Research

Studiying presence of collusion networks and reputationa manipulation on social networks. Analyzed social network space for presence of collusion networks, fake popularity, black markets, privacy breaches and their impacts


  • Saad et al., "Countering Double Spending in Next-Generation Blockchains", Under Review, 2017.

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  • Saad et al., "Exploring the Attack Surface of Blockchain", Under Review, 2017.

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  • "Towards Detecting Collusion Networks and Reputation Manipulation on Twitter" (MS Thesis)

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