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SBA Research is a research center for Information Security
funded partly by the national initiative for COMET Competence Centers for Excellent Technologies.

Recent News:

CCS 2011: The Power of Procrastination

Clemens Kolbitsch recently finished his PhD  supervised by Engin Kirda and Chris Kruegel. Tomorrow, he will present his paper “The Power of Procrastination: Detection and Mitigation of Execution-Stalling Malicious Code” at CCS 2011. Clemens will shortly join our partner company TLLOD. Read More

Japan – Austria Research Workshop

On ARES’ last day, an informal workshop on research collaborations was held. Participants from Japan were Prof. Dr. Ryoichi Sasaki Tokyo Denki University, Prof. Dr. Noboru Sonehara, National Institute of Informatics, Prof. Dr. Isao Echizen, National Institute of Informatics, Dr. Sven Wohlgemuth, National Institute of Informatics. Read More

USENIX Security ’11: Dark Clouds on the Horizon

In August we will present our work on cloud storage security at the 20th USENIX Security Symposium in San Francisco. The paper, in essence, outlines new attacks on cloud storage services that use server-side data deduplication. It includes a security analysis of Dropbox, a popular cloud storage service. By… Read More

Gilbert Wondracek in the Economist

“Gilbert Wondracek at the Vienna University of Technology in Austria and his colleagues built a history-stealing website aimed at groups on Xing, a business-orientated social network. Mr Wondracek’s analysis of over 6,500 Xing groups, containing a total of more than 1.8m users, suggested that his rogue site would be able… Read More

EU projects!

Andreas Rauber has been very successful. He brought several new EU projects to the center: APARSEN, TIMBUS and Mumia. Moreover, we will start with INMOTOS and we hope to attract one or two ERCIM fellows. …more information will be posted soon…… Read More

Edgar Weippl joined the editorial board of Computers & Security (COSE)

Elsevier Advanced Technologies publishes 8 issues of Computers & Security (COSE) annually; the journal began publication in 1981, and is concluding publication of volume 29.  It is the oldest journal in print in the area of computing and information security and privacy.   Beginning in 1983, COSE became the official… Read More

Wiener Forschungsfest

SBA is part of the Wiener Forschungsfest, an outreach program to make research results accessible to the general public (more…)… Read More

Markus Huber at CMU

Markus Huber will work this summer on his research in Social Networking Privacy and Security at Carnegie Mellon University with Alessandro Acquisti. Read More

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