M. Sc. Tobias Scharnowski

  • Research Assistant - Chair Systems Security
Scharnowski, Tobias

Address

Ruhr-Uni­ver­si­tät Bo­chum
Lehr­stuhl für Sys­tem­si­cher­heit
Uni­ver­si­täts­stras­se 150
44780 Bo­chum

Room
ID 2/421
Phone:
(+49)(0)234 / 32 - 27315
Email:
tobias.scharnowski@rub.de PGP key
Website:
https://twitter.com/ScepticCtf

Research

  • Binary Software Security and Reverse Engineering
  • Fuzzing Embedded Systems
  • Embedded Systems Firmware Analysis
  • Firmware Emulation / Re-Hosting

Projects

If you are interested in the field of embedded systems security (emulation, fuzzing, static analysis, ...) and are looking for a Thesis (Bachelor/Master) or a seminar project, feel free to write an email.

In case you are also interested in applied IT security ("hacking"), also check out our university Capture the Flag (CTF) team FluxFingers (@FluxFingers), as well as our introductory FluxRookies challenges. If you would like to ask any questions, or just get in touch to learn about upcoming CTFs, join the Rookie discord.

Courses

Publications

2020
HALucinator: Firmware Re-hosting Through Abstraction Layer Emulation

Abraham A. Clements, Eric Gustafson, Tobias Scharnowski, Paul Grosen, David Fritz, Christopher Kruegel, Giovanni Vigna, Saurabh Bagchi, Mathias Payer - USE­NIX Se­cu­ri­ty Sym­po­si­um, Bos­ton, MA, USA, Au­gust 2020