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Andrew McCarthy

Occasional Associate Lecturer - FET


Feature vulnerability and robustness assessment against adversarial machine learning attacks (2021)
Conference Proceeding
Mccarthy, A., Andriotis, P., Ghadafi, E., & Legg, P. (2021). Feature vulnerability and robustness assessment against adversarial machine learning attacks. In 2021 International Conference on Cyber Situational Awareness, Data Analytics and Assessment (CyberSA)https://doi.org/10.1109/CyberSA52016.2021.9478199

Whilst machine learning has been widely adopted for various domains, it is important to consider how such techniques may be susceptible to malicious users through adversarial attacks. Given a trained classifier, a malicious attack may attempt to craf... Read More about Feature vulnerability and robustness assessment against adversarial machine learning attacks.

Shouting through letterboxes: A study on attack susceptibility of voice assistants (2020)
Presentation / Conference
Mccarthy, A., Gaster, B., & Legg, P. (2020, June). Shouting through letterboxes: A study on attack susceptibility of voice assistants. Paper presented at IEEE International Conference on Cyber Security and the Protection of Digital Services (Cyber Science 2020)

Voice assistants such as Amazon Echo and Google Home have become increasingly popular for many home users, for home automation, entertainment, and convenience. These devices process speech commands from a user to execute some action, such as playing... Read More about Shouting through letterboxes: A study on attack susceptibility of voice assistants.