I am a web developer turned security and privacy researcher. I have published and presented on the research areas of software vulnerability remediation, web application security, and vulnerability remediation in open-source. Currently, I am a PhD student at IMDEA Networks Institute in Madrid, Spain, under the supervision of Professor Narseo VALLINA-RODRÍGUEZ. In a previous life, I contributed to the development of Sri Lanka’s largest Bug Bounty Platform Bug Zero.
Currently, I study the privacy and security in Android mobile applications and try to understand how we can improve the usability of Android permissions ecosystem to increase and ensure user privacy.
Apart from my work, I love tv, cinema, and indie music. In my leisure time, I contribute to open-source projects, write technical articles, and read and discuss philosophy. Also, occasionally I upload funny video clips to my YouTube channel too.
- CMOTVaccination trials on hold: malicious and low credibility content on Twitter during the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine developmentIn Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory, 2022