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Tag: Highlights

Paper accepted at Financial Crypto 2016

Katharina Krombholz, Aljosha Judmayer, Matthias Gusenbauer and Edgar Weippl got their paper “The Other Side of the Coin: User Experiences with Bitcoin Security and Privacy” accepted at the International Conference of Financial Cryptography and Data Security (FC’16) which will be held in February 2016 in Christ… Read More

Paper accepted @ Euro S&P 2016

Our paper titled “NavigaTor: Finding Faster Paths to Anonymity” has been accepted for publication at Euro S&P 2016. 29 out of 168 submissions were accepted, 17% acceptance rate. The 1st IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy will be held on March 21-24, 2016 in Saarbrücken, Germany. From the abstract: In this… Read More

This was ARES 2015!

ARES 2015 was held from 24 – 28 August 2015 in Toulouse, France. Thanks to 140 participants from 34 countries for participating! @ Conference @ Conference Keynote Peter Eckersley Keynote Rainer Böhme Mayor’s Reception Mayor’s Reception… Read More

Paper accepted @ RAID 2015

The paper “Privacy is Not an Option: Attacking the IPv6 Privacy Extension” by Johanna Ullrich, Edgar Weippl (both SBA Research) has been accepted for publication in the 18th International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses (RAID). RAID 2015 takes place from November, 2nd – 4th, 2015 in Kyoto,… Read More

Paper accepted @ ISSRE 2015

The paper “Exciting FPGA Cryptographic Trojans using Combinatorial Testing” by Paris Kitsos (TEI of Western Greece and Industrial Systems Institute/RC ‘Athena’), Dimitris. E. Simos (SBA Research), Jose Torres-Jimenez (CINVESTAV-Tamaulipas) and Artemios G. Voyiatzis (SBA Research and Industrial Systems Institute/RC ‘Athena’) has been accepted for publication in the 26th IEEE International… Read More


Today is the first day of SACMAT 2015, which takes place from June 1 – 3, 2015 at the TU Wien and is hosted by SBA Research. Bart Preneel (KU Leuven, Belgium) holds today his keynote about Post-Snowden Threat Models. Website

Adrian Dabrowski @ IEEE S&P

Adrian Dabrowski presents his paper “Error-Correcting Codes as Source for Decoding Ambiguity” at LangSec Workshop, which is held in conjunction with IEEE Security & Privacy on Thursday May 21, 2015. Abstract: Data decoding, format, or language ambiguities have been long known for amusement purposes. Only recently, it came to attention that they… Read More

Paper accepted @ RTA 2015

The paper “Constructing Orthogonal Designs in Powers of Two: Groebner Bases Meet Equational Unification” by Dimitris E. Simos (SBA Research, Austria), Ilias Kotsireas (Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada), Temur Kutsia (RISC – Johannes Kepler University, Austria) has been accepted for publication in 26th International Conference on Rewriting Techniques and Applications (RTA… Read More

3rd place with Team We0wnY0u at iCTF

Students of SBA Research participated as members of the team We0wnY0u of the Vienna University of Technology in the international capture-the-flag contest iCTF. In an 8 hours timeframe, 42 (in words: forty two) services were to exploit from previous iCTF competitions.     Overall… Read More

Joint NIST/SBA Workshop on Combinatorial Security Testing

The first joint NIST/ SBA Research Workshop on Combinatorial Security Testing took place today in Vienna where Dr. Raghu Kacker and Prof. Jeff Lei were invited as speakers. The scope of the workshop was to facilitate the cooperation between the Combinatorial Security Testing team of SBA Research and the ACTS project… Read More