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Packet Sniffing: identifying illicit viewing of BBC iPlayer

Dr Miguel Rio explains Wi-Fi detection systems
Packet Sniffing: identifying illicit viewing of BBC iPlayer

Dr Miguel Rio

Dr Miguel Rio, a computer network expert and Reader in UCL Electronic & Electrical Engineering recently explained in an interview featured in the Telegraph how the use of the BBC iPlayer service could be detected by scanning WiFi signals. See more here: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/08/05/bbc-to-deploy-detection-vans-to-snoop-on-internet-users/

Links:

A paper published on a related subject by UCL EE research: Your WiFi is leaking: What do your mobile apps gossip about you? (Atkinson JS, Rio Mi, Mitchell JE, Matich G, Future Generation Computer Systems 02/06/16). DOI:

10.1016/j.future.2016.05.030

http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/1497081/

Dr Rio’s areas of research interest include:

·         Internet Congestion Control
·         Quality of Service
·         Routing and QoS Routing
·         Multicast
·         Traffic Analysis