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We_0wn_Y0u CTF Team scores 9th Place at RuCTFE

We_0wn_Y0u, a CTF team comprised of SBA researchers and students/alumni of TU Wien, secured the 9th place at RuCTFE, out of almost 400 registered participants. This was made possible by the support of 40 students from the Capture the Flag SE LVA at TU Wien, despite RuCTFE being the first… Read More

Security Advisory News!

Today’s Topic: WordPress Plugins Four new Security Advisories have been published! WordPress Plugin – EU Cookie Law (GDPR) – Stored XSS (CVE-2019-16522)WordPress Plugin – Broken Link Checker – Reflected XSS (CVE-2019-16521)WordPress Plugin – Events Manager – Stored XSS (CVE-2019-16523)WordPress Plugin – All in One SEO Pack – Stored XSS (CVE-2019-16520)… Read More

Papers accepted at Eurocrypt and S&P

Hamza Abusalah has an SBA paper accepted at Eurocrypt 2019 taking place in Darmstadt, Germany from May 19-23, 2019.Paper: Reversible Proofs of Sequential Work We are also excited to announce that the paper “XCLAIM: Trustless, Interoperable Cryptocurrency-Backed Assets” by Alexei Zamyatin is accepted at IEEE S&P 2019,… Read More

First Edition of sec4dev Conference + Bootcamp very successful

The first edition of sec4dev conference + bootcamp was hosted at TU Campus Gußhaus from February 25 -27, 2019 and welcomed more than 100 participants. After two all day bootcamps on Monday, the single track conference was kicked off on Tuesday morning with a keynote from Markus Sabadello on Decentralized… Read More

SBA among CONCORDIA (H2020) Consortium

CONCORDIA is a major H2020 consortium to interconnect Europe’s Cybersecurity capabilities. It will establish a pilot for a Cybersecurity Competence Network and will lead the development of a common Cybersecurity Research & Innovation Roadmap for Europe. CONCORDIA consortium Press release… Read More

Paper accepted at IEEE S&P 2019

“If HTTPS Were Secure, I Wouldn’t Need 2FA – End User and Administrator Mental Models of HTTPS” by Katharina Krombholz (CISPA Helmholtz Center (i.G.)), Karoline Busse (University of Bonn), Katharina Pfeffer (SBA Research), Matthew Smith (University of Bonn) and Emanuel von Zezschwitz (University of Bonn) has been accepted at the… Read More

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