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Martina Lindorfer

Martina Lindorfer

is key researcher at SBA Research and Associate Professor at TU Wien.

Research Interests

Martina’s research focuses on systems security and privacy, in particular the analysis of mobile apps, and all things malware analysis.


Martina is Associate Professor in the Security and Privacy Group at TU Wien, heading the Secure Systems Lab (SecLab).

Before that, she was a Postdoc in the Computer Security Group (SecLab) at University of California, Santa Barbara, working with Christopher Kruegel and Giovanni Vigna. She received her doctorate in 2016 with honors of the Austrian president (Promotio Sub Auspiciis Praesidentis), as well as the ERCIM Cor Baayen Young Researcher Award in 2018, the Hedy Lamarr Award from the City of Vienna in 2019, and the ACM Early Career Award for Women in Cybersecurity Research (CyberW) in 2020. During her PhD, she was advised by Edgar Weippl and worked as a research assistant at the International Secure Systems Lab (iSecLab).

In addition to her PhD, Martina holds a Master’s degree in Software Engineering and Internet Computing from TU Wien and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer and Media Security from the University of Applied Sciences in Hagenberg.