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Célestin Matte

Privacy researcher, Wi-Fi & Web tracking

I have worked in Wi-Fi & physical tracking in the past.
Web tracking is now my main topic of interest.
I plan on progressively moving to green IT topics.

Currently available on the job market!


Latest News

Publications

Teaching

Software

    • Cookie-Glasses9 A browser extension showing consent registered by cookie banners of IAB Europe's Transparency & Consent Framework JavaScript WebExtensions
    • Cookinspect37 Selenium-based crawler used to find violations in cookie banners of IAB Europe's Transparency & Consent Framework Python Selenium WebExtensions SQLAlchemy
    • Wombat38 A Wi-Fi tracking system for testing and demonstrational purpose Python Ansible Arch Linux
    • Panoptiphone39 A tool to show the identifying information that can be found in the frames broadcast by a Wi-Fi-enabled device Python Wireshark

Talks

Community Service

    • Organization Committee: GreHack'1547
    • Program Committee: APVP'1948, APVP'2049, WiSec'2050
    • (Sub-)Reviewer: CoNext2015StudentWorkshop, TrustCom'16, EuroS&P'19, TheWeb'20, The Computer Journal, PETS'20, PETS'21
    • Member of the Conseil de laboratoire:
      • CITI lab, 2015-2016 (one year)
      • Inria Sophia, 2019-2020 (7 months)

Dissemination

Industry impact

Contributions to open source projects

Misc.

  • Languages: French (native), English (excellent), German (average).
    Driving license.
    PSC1: Prevention and civic aid, level 1 (French first aid diploma).
    "Study-Arts71" dance diploma from INSA Lyon.
    Selected personal projects:
    • System administrator for an association in 2012-14: in charge of servers hosting student websites (Summary72) sysadmin Debian
    • Developer and administrator for the online game Sistearth73 PHP MySQL Javascript sysadmin
    • Wrote several dancing shows, some using digital art (Kinect sensors) (Website74) C C++ libfreenect OpenCL SDL
    • panu75 A XMPP (Jabber) bot Python XMPP Slixmpp SQLAlchemy
    • html-cv-generator76 A CV generator Python Flask

Contact

  • contact@cmatte.me (GPG77: 0xCB6A8BD6 – 6430 156C 58FF 95B8 7EA9 0F30 A1A6 28FE CB6A 8BD6)
    Twitter: @CelestinMatte

References

1: https://hal.inria.fr/hal-02490531
2: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/cookie-glasses/gncnjghkclkhpkfhghcbobednpchjifk
3: https://arxiv.org/abs/1911.09964
4: https://twitter.com/nataliabielova/status/1199658816134164482
5: https://hal.inria.fr/hal-02566891
6: https://twitter.com/nataliabielova/status/1261302416147873795
7: https://privacyforum.eu/
8: https://www-sop.inria.fr/members/Nataliia.Bielova/cookiebanners/
9: https://github.com/Perdu/Cookie-Glasses
10: https://www.ieee-security.org/TC/SP2020
11: https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20191210/07425443541/guess-what-many-cookie-banners-ignore-your-wishes-so-max-schrems-goes-gdpr-attack-again.shtml
12: https://www.nextinpact.com/news/108495-cookies-refuses-mais-installes-cdiscount-allocine-et-vanity-fair-attaques-devant-cnil.htm
13: https://www.mediapart.fr/journal/france/190220/donnees-personnelles-les-cookies-resistent-encore
14: https://www.lemonde.fr/pixels/article/2019/12/10/vie-privee-cdiscount-allocine-et-vanity-fair-vises-par-une-plainte-d-une-ong_6022380_4408996.html
15: https://linc.cnil.fr/mecanismes-et-recueil-du-consentement
16: https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01330476/
17: https://www.sigsac.org/wisec/WiSec2016
18: https://hal.inria.fr/hal-01330479/
19: https://hal.archives-ouvertes.fr/hal-01282900
20: http://meeting.xidian.edu.cn/conference/AsiaCCS2016/papers.html
21: https://hal.inria.fr/hal-01176842
22: https://www.sigsac.org/wisec/WiSec2015
23: https://arxiv.org/abs/1912.07144
24: https://techreg.org/index.php/techreg
25: https://hal.inria.fr/hal-01575519v2
26: https://linc.cnil.fr/fr/desactiver-le-wi-fi-android-ne-nous-preserve-pas-du-tracage
27: https://www.01net.com/actualites/sur-android-le-wi-fi-peut-vous-tracer-meme-s-il-est-desactive-1245292.html
28: https://www.commentcamarche.net/news/5870290-meme-desactive-le-wi-fi-reste-tracable
29: https://www.sciencesetavenir.fr/high-tech/google-android-detecte-en-permanence-la-localisation-du-telephone_116061
30: https://www.frandroid.com/android/mises-a-jour-android/487194_le-nfc-pourrait-bientot-etre-utilise-meme-quand-vous-le-desactivez
31: https://www.quechoisir.org/actualite-smartphones-android-meme-une-fois-le-wi-fi-desactive-vous-etes-piste-n46076/
32: https://www.zdnet.fr/actualites/android-desactiver-le-wi-fi-n-empeche-pas-d-etre-espionne-39856640.htm
33: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=15141077
34: https://hal.inria.fr/tel-01659783v1
35: http://planete.insa-lyon.fr/scolpeda/f/ects?id=31099&_lang=fr
36: https://planete.insa-lyon.fr/scolpeda/f/ects?id=30011&_lang=fr
37: https://github.com/Perdu/Cookinspect
38: https://github.com/Perdu/wombat
39: https://github.com/Perdu/panoptiphone
40: https://project.inria.fr/apvp2019/programme/
41: https://apvp2017.sciencesconf.org/
42: https://hal.inria.fr/hal-01679007/
43: http://phd-day.citi-lab.fr/2016/index.html
44: https://apvp2016.sciencesconf.org/resource/page/id/2
45: https://bit.ly/stda2014
46: http://apvp14.orange-labs.fr/?page_id=2
47: http://grehack.fr/2015/info
48: https://project.inria.fr/apvp2019/organisation/
49: https://apvp2020.sciencesconf.org/
50: https://wisec2020.ins.jku.at/organization/
51: http://www.cite-sciences.fr/fr/au-programme/expos-temporaires/terra-data/
52: https://programme.passageenseine.fr/
53: https://connect.ed-diamond.com/GNU-Linux-Magazine/GLMFHS-099/Tracage-Wi-Fi-qu-en-est-il-en-pratique
54: https://bit.ly/misc96
55: https://bit.ly/glmf202
56: https://bit.ly/glmfhs84
57: https://bit.ly/misc81
58: https://android-developers.googleblog.com/2017/04/changes-to-device-identifiers-in.html
59: https://mentor.ieee.org/802.11/documents?is_dcn=privacy
60: https://noyb.eu/say-no-to-cookies-yet-see-your-privacy-crumble
61: https://www.lefigaro.fr/secteur/high-tech/allocine-cdiscount-et-vanity-fair-accuses-de-depot-illegal-de-cookies-20191211
62: https://www.lesechos.fr/tech-medias/medias/ces-entreprises-qui-vous-tracent-meme-si-vous-refusez-leurs-cookies-1155052
63: https://www.europe1.fr/technologies/trois-grands-sites-francais-et-leurs-partenaires-accuses-dignorer-le-refus-des-cookies-3936626
64: https://www.bfmtv.com/tech/sur-ces-sites-francais-refuser-les-cookies-ne-suffit-pas-a-ne-plus-etre-trace-1821554.html
65: https://github.com/cavi-au/Consent-O-Matic/commits?author=Perdu
66: https://github.com/ranger/ranger/commits?author=Perdu
67: https://github.com/mathieui/poezio/commits?author=Perdu
68: https://gitlab.com/arandr/arandr/-/merge_requests/3
69: https://github.com/git/git/commits?author=Perdu
70: https://github.com/jcppkkk/redmine_mail_reminder/commit/28447193bae22bd38e98f53d6435ca5221a0ec54
71: https://www.insa-lyon.fr/sites/www.insa-lyon.fr/files/plaquette-art-etudes.pdf#page=8
72: http://cmatte.me/sysadmin_polecom_en.txt
73: http://www.sistearth.com
74: https://cmatte.me/danse
75: https://github.com/Perdu/panu
76: https://github.com/Perdu/html-pdf-cv-generator
77: https://cmatte.me/CV/gpg