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Talk: ChatGPT, ignore the above instructions!

On the 28th of July, Sebastian Schrittwieser gave a talk at the WeAreDevelopers World Congress, one of the world’s largest software development conferences. It took place from July 27th to 28th in Berlin. More than 10,000 attendants were able to join talks on 13 parallel stages. Read More
Talk: ChatGPT, ignore the above instructions!

Stopping Zenbleed (CVE-2023-20593) on Windows

The newly discovered Zenbleed vulnerability (CVE-2023-20593) affects all Zen2 processors from AMD. Unfortunately, AMD will not provide microcode updates for many of its processors until November or December 2023.  How to stay safe in the meantime? Luckily, there is a software workaround. While applying the software workaround is a one-liner… Read More

Meetup Red Teaming

How to (not) do Red Teaming – an orientationOn the 20th of July this meetup answered the question: How do you improve IT security of your company with a limited budget? The most obvious way to test your security measures is to employ somebody who tries to do the same… Read More
Meetup Red Teaming

Edgar Weippl: ZIB Magazin Interview

Whether and how the cell phone listens in The phenomenon that you talk about something and then you get on your smartphone the appropriate advertising on the topic. “ZIB Magazin” took a look at whether and how cell phones listen in. Edgar Weippl, research director of SBA Research and full… Read More

MATRIS @MARBLE 2023

On the 13th of July, Marlene Koelbing from the DEFSYS team of MATRIS attended the 4th International Conference on Mathematical Research and Blockchain Economy (MARBLE) for a talk about a paper on a mathematical approach to the use of integer partitions for… Read More
MATRIS @MARBLE 2023

SBA @Young Digital Law 2023

On July 6, the 3rd Conference of the Research Network Young Digital Law took place, which was co-organized by the Department of Innovation and Digitalisation in Law, the Research Platform Governance of Digital Practices, and the Research Group Security and Privacy at the University of Vienna. Read More
SBA @Young Digital Law 2023

Plenary Talk @DoD 2023

On the 5th of July, Dimitris Simos gave a plenary talk on “Disaster scenarios with discrete sequences: Using combinatorics for enhanced disaster preparedness” at the 6th International Conference on Dynamics of Disasters (DoD 2023). Klaus Kieseberg and… Read More
Plenary Talk @DoD 2023

On the Applicability of Quantum Machine Learning

This article shows the applicability of both classical and quantum machine learning algorithms on several data sets. Here, the authors developed one of the data sets based on quantum mechanical symmetry properties. The results show that classical machine learning algorithms still perform best in terms of accuracy and runtime, even… Read More