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A short report on NDSS 2011

I attended NDSS last week. As usual, it was a fun conference and I enjoyed seeing colleagues and friends. One thing I need to note on NDSS is the quality of the food ;) Compared to other conferences, the food … Continue reading

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BADGERS 2011 Call for Papers

In April, I am co-chairing a new workshop called BADGERS (Building Analysis Datasets and Gathering Experience Returns for Security) with Thorsten. The BADGERS workshop is intended to encourage the development of large scale security-related data collection and analysis initiatives. It will … Continue reading

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EXPOSURE, a new upcoming service for finding malicious domains using passive DNS analysis

One of the papers we will be presenting in the upcoming NDSS 2011 conference in San Diego will be Leyla‘s work on detecting malicious DNS domains using large-scale passive DNS analysis. We have used EXPOSURE in practice to automatically detect … Continue reading

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LEET 11 and Eurosec 11 workshops

I am involved in two interesting workshops next year: LEET and Eurosec. Both events are being partially-organized by iSecLab members. I am chairing Eurosec and Chris is chairing LEET. Both workshops usually have interesting programs and I would encourage the submission … Continue reading

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Detecting Privacy Leaks in iPhone Applications

In the upcoming NDSS 2011 conference in San Diego, one of the papers our team will be presenting is Manuel‘s work on detecting privacy leaks in iPhone applications. The sales of smartphones have exploded recently — especially because of mobile phone … Continue reading

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Digital Signatures and the Austrian Experiment: Our Story

Last year in May, a technical report we published online on the security analysis of the so-called “Citizen Card” in Austria received some press coverage. I noticed that some sites (e.g., the Wikipedia entry for the Citizen Card and a site … Continue reading

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FORWARD and SysSec: Attempting to “predict” the future

A couple of weeks ago, I had a déjà vu effect after reading an article that stated that regulators were blaming a computer algorithm for a stock market ‘flash crash’. About a year ago, last November, we were busy creating … Continue reading

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