Publications

What Makes a Dark Pattern... Dark? Design Attributes, Normative Considerations, and Measurement Methods.

Arunesh Mathur, Jonathan Mayer, Mihir Kshirsagar

ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2021)


Manipulative tactics are the norm in political emails: Evidence from 100K emails from the 2020 U.S. election cycle.

Arunesh Mathur, Angelina Wang, Carsten Schwemmer, Maia Hamin, Brandon M. Stewart, Arvind Narayanan

Preprint

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Dark Patterns: Past, Present, and Future.

Arvind Narayanan, Arunesh Mathur, Marshini Chetty, and Mihir Kshirsagar

ACM Queue


Is This An Ad?: Automatically Disclosing Online Endorsements On YouTube With AdIntuition.

Michael Swart, Ylana Lopez, Arunesh Mathur, Marshini Chetty

ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2020)

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Nudge Me Right: Personalizing Online Nudges to People's Decision-Making Styles.

Eyal Peer, Serge Egelman, Marian Harbach, Nathan Malkin, Arunesh Mathur, Alisa Frik

Computers in Human Behavior (Volume 109), 2020.


Watching You Watch: The Tracking Ecosystem of Over-the-Top TV Streaming Devices.

Hooman Mohajeri Moghaddam, Gunes Acar, Ben Burgess, Arunesh Mathur, Danny Yuxing Huang, Nick Feamster, Edward W. Felten, Prateek Mittal, Arvind Narayanan

ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2019)

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Dark Patterns at Scale: Findings from a Crawl of 11K Shopping Websites.

Arunesh Mathur, Gunes Acar, Michael Friedman, Elena Lucherini, Jonathan Mayer, Marshini Chetty, Arvind Narayanan

ACM Computer Supported Collaborative Work and Social Computing (CSCW 2019)

[ Talk slides ] [ Website ] [ Code ]
FPF Privacy Papers for Policy Makers Award


Keepers of the Machines: Examining How System Administrators Manage Software Updates For Multiple Machines.

Frank Li, Lisa Rogers, Arunesh Mathur, Nathan Malkin, Marshini Chetty

USENIX Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2019)

Distinguished Paper Award


Endorsements on Social Media: An Empirical Study of Affiliate Marketing Disclosures on YouTube and Pinterest.

Arunesh Mathur, Arvind Narayanan, Marshini Chetty

ACM Computer Supported Collaborative Work and Social Computing (CSCW 2018)

[ Talk slides ] [ Blog post ] [ Code ]
Best Paper Award


Characterizing the Use of Browser-Based Blocking Extensions To Prevent Online Tracking.

Arunesh Mathur, Jessica Vitak, Arvind Narayanan, Marshini Chetty

USENIX Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2018)

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Discovering Smart Home Internet of Things Privacy Norms Using Contextual Integrity.

Noah Apthorpe, Yan Shvartzshnaider, Arunesh Mathur, Dillon Reisman, Nick Feamster

ACM Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies (UbiComp/IMWUT 2018)


An Empirical Study of Affiliate Marketing Disclosures on YouTube and Pinterest.

Arunesh Mathur, Arvind Narayanan, Marshini Chetty

IEEE Workshop on Technology and Consumer Protection (ConPro 2018)

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Quantifying Users' Beliefs about Software Updates.

Arunesh Mathur, Nathan Malkin, Marian Harbach, Eyal Peer, Serge Egelman

NDSS Workshop on Usable Security (USEC 2018)

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Best Paper, People's Choice


Impact of User Characteristics on Attitudes Towards Automatic Mobile Application Updates.

Arunesh Mathur, Marshini Chetty

USENIX Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2017)

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Personalized Security Messaging: Nudges for Compliance with Browser Warnings.

Nathan Malkin, Arunesh Mathur, Serge Egelman, Marian Harbach

IEEE European Workshop on Usable Security (EuroUSEC 2017)


A Human-Centered Approach to Improving the User Experience of Software Updates.

Arunesh Mathur

Master's Thesis, University of Maryland, College Park (2016)


"They Keep Coming Back Like Zombies": Improving Software Update Interfaces.

Arunesh Mathur, Josefine Engel, Sonam Sobti, Victoria Chang, Marshini Chetty

USENIX Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2016)

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A Mixed-Methods Study of Mobile Users' Data Usage Practices in South Africa.

Arunesh Mathur, Brent Schlotfeldt, Marshini Chetty

ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2015)

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An Empirical Study of License Violations in Open Source Projects.

Arunesh Mathur, Harshal Choudhary, Priyank Vashist, William Thies, Santhi Thilagam

IEEE Software Engineering Workshop (SEW 2012)

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