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I am a Ph.D. student advised by Patrick Traynor and Vincent Bindschaedler. My research lies at the intersection of Machine Learning and Computer Security. Our lab is the Florida Institute for Cybersecurity (FICS) at the University of Florida.

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Publications

Attacks as Defenses: Designing Robust Audio CAPTCHAs Using Attacks on Automatic Speech Recognition Systems.

  • In Submission.
  • Hadi Abdullah, Aaditya Karlekar, Saurabh Prasad, Sajid Rahman, Logan Blue, Luke Bauer, Vincent Bindschaedler, and Patrick Traynor
  • Paper

 

Who Are You (I Really Wanna Know)? Detecting Audio DeepFakes Through Vocal Tract Reconstruction

  • The 31st USENIX Security Symposium, 2022.
  • Logan Blue, Kevin Warren, Hadi Abdullah, Cassidy Gibson, Luis Vargas, Jessica O'Dell, Kevin Butler, Patrick Traynor.

 

Demystifying Limited Adversarial Transferability in Automatic Speech Recognition Systems

  • The 10th International Conference on Learning Representations, 2022.
  • Hadi Abdullah, Aditya Karlekar, Vincent Bindschaedler, and Patrick Traynor.
  • Paper

 

Beyond Lp clipping: Equalization-based Psychoacoustic Attacks against ASRs

  • The 13th Asian Conference on Machine Learning, 2021.
  • Hadi Abdullah, Muhammad Sajidur Rahman, Christian Peeters, Cassidy Gibson, Washington Garcia, Vincent Bindschaedler, Thomas Shrimpton, and Patrick Traynor.
  • Paper

 

The Faults in our ASRs: An Overview of Attacks against Automatic Speech Recognition and Speaker Identification Systems

  • 42nd IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, 2021.
  • Hadi Abdullah, Kevin Warren, Vincent Bindschaedler, Nicolas Papernot, and Patrick Traynor.
  • PaperProject Webpage

 

Hear "No Evil", See "Kenansville": Efficient and Transferable Black-Box Attacks on Speech Recognition and Voice Identification Systems.

  • 42nd IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, 2021.
  • Hadi Abdullah, Muhammad Sajidur Rahman, Washington Garcia, Logan Blue, Kevin Warren, Anurag Swarnim Yadav, Tom Shrimpton, Patrick Traynor.
  • PaperProject Webpage - Code

 

Practical Hidden Voice Attacks against Speech and Speaker Recognition Systems.

  • Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), 2019.
  • 2nd place at CSAW'19 Applied Research Competition.
  • Hadi Abdullah, Washington Garcia, Christian Peeters, Patrick Traynor, Kevin Butler, and Joseph Wilson.
  • PaperProject Webpage - Code

 

2MA: Verifying Voice Commands via Two Microphone Authentication.

  • ASIA Conference on Information, Computer and Communications Security (ACM ASIACCS), 2018.
  • Logan Blue, Hadi Abdullah, Luis Vargas, Patrick Traynor.  In Proceedings of the 13th ACM 

 

Sonar: Detecting SS7 Redirection Attacks Via Call Audio-Based Distance Bounding

  • IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P), 2018.
  • Christian Peeters, Hadi Abdullah, Nolen Scaife and Jasmine Bowers and Patrick Traynor and Bradley Reaves and Kevin Butler

 

AuthentiCall: Efficient Identity and Content Authentication for Phone Calls. 

  • USENIX Security Symposium, 2017.
  • Bradley Reaves, Logan Blue, Hadi Abdullah, Luis Vargas, Patrick Traynor, and Tom Shrimpton.

 

A novel approach of data sanitization by noise addition and knowledge discovery by clustering

  • Computer Networks and Information Security, 2015
  • Hadi Abdullah and Ahsan Siddique.