Dr. Muhammad Usman Ilyas
paper titled "Who are You Talking to? Breaching Privacy in Encrypted
IM Networks," was accepted for publication in the 21st IEEE
International Conference on Network Protocols (ICNP'13), one of the
most competitive and prestigious networking conferences. This year's
acceptance rate is 18%. The research presented in the paper has become
especially relevant and significant with the story about Edward
Snowden's leak about the NSA PRISM program breaking at the same time.