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A1 Austria Cloud: SBA Research confirms server location in Austria

“We have subjected the cloud solution from A1 to an architecture analysis and can confirm that the data in the A1 Austria Cloud are stored only on servers that are operated in Austria,” confirms Markus Klemen, CEO of Secure Business Austria Research. (mehr…)

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.

Manuel Leithner – ORF

Manuel Leithner presented weaknesses of Facebook, WLANs and Smartphones on ORF (youtube).

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.

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