Keeping the Smart Home Private with Smart(er) IoT Traffic Shaping

  title={Keeping the Smart Home Private with Smart(er) IoT Traffic Shaping},
  author={Noah Apthorpe and D. Huang and Dillon Reisman and A. Narayanan and N. Feamster},
  journal={Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies},
  pages={128 - 148}
  • Noah Apthorpe, D. Huang, +2 authors N. Feamster
  • Published 2019
  • Computer Science
  • Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies
  • Abstract The proliferation of smart home Internet of things (IoT) devices presents unprecedented challenges for preserving privacy within the home. In this paper, we demonstrate that a passive network observer (e.g., an Internet service provider) can infer private in-home activities by analyzing Internet traffic from commercially available smart home devices even when the devices use end-to-end transport-layer encryption. We evaluate common approaches for defending against these types of… CONTINUE READING
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