Publications

Be the Phisher - Understanding Users’ Perception of Malicious Domains

2020 - Florian Quinkert, Martin Degeling, Jim Blythe, Thorsten Holz

CORSICA: Cross-Origin Web Service Identification

2020 - Christian Dresen, Fabian Ising, Damian Poddebniak, Tobias Kappert, Thorsten Holz, Sebastian Schinzel

ACM Asia Conference on Computer & Communications Security (ASIACCS), Taipei, Taiwan, June 2020

Measuring the Impact of the GDPR on Data Sharing in Ad Networks

2020 - Tobias Urban, Dennis Tatang, Martin Degeling, Thorsten Holz, Norbert Pohlmann

ACM Asia Conference on Computer & Communications Security (ASIACCS), Taipei, Taiwan, June 2020

IJON: Exploring Deep State Spaces via Fuzzing

2020 - Cornelius Aschermann, Sergej Schumilo, Ali Abbasi, Thorsten Holz

IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy ("Oakland"), San Jose, CA, May 2020

Beyond the Front Page: Measuring Third Party Dynamics in the Field

2020 - Tobias Urban, Martin Degeling, Thorsten Holz, Norbert Pohlmann

The Web Conferences (WWW), Tai­pei, Tai­wan, April 2020 [arXiv] [PDF]

Hyper-Cube: High-Dimensional Hypervisor Fuzzing

2020 - Sergej Schumilo, Cornelius Aschermann, Ali Abbasi, Simon Wörner, Thorsten Holz

Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), San Diego, California, USA, February 2020 [PDF]

IMP4GT: IMPersonation Attacks in 4G NeTworks

2020 - David Rupprecht, Katharina Kohls, Thorsten Holz, Christina Pöpper

Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), San Diego, California, USA, February 2020 [PDF]

On Using Application-Layer Middlebox Protocols for Peeking Behind NAT Gateways

2020 - Teemu Rytilahti, Thorsten Holz

Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), San Diego, California, USA, February 2020 [PDF]

Exploring User Perceptions of Deletion in Mobile Instant Messaging Applications

2020 - Theodor Schnitzler, Christine Utz, Florian Farke, Christina Pöpper, Markus Dürmuth

Journal of Cybersecurity, Volume 6, Issue 1, January 30, 2020 [DOI]

"Your Hashed IP Address: Ubuntu": Perspectives on Transparency Tools for Online Advertising

2019 - Tobias Urban, Martin Degeling, Thorsten Holz, Norbert Pohlmann

Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC), Puerto Rico, USA, December 2019 [PDF]

VPS: Excavating High-Level C++ Constructs from Low-Level Binaries to Protect Dynamic Dispatching

2019 - Andre Pawlowski, Victor van der Veen, Dennis Andriesse, Erik van der Kouwe, Thorsten Holz, Cristiano Giuffrida, Herbert Bos

Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC), Puerto Rico, USA, December 2019 [GitHub] [PDF]

Below the Radar: Spotting DNS Tunnels in Newly Observed Hostnames in the Wild

2019 - Dennis Tatang, Florian Quinkert, Thorsten Holz

APWG Symposium on Electronic Crime Research (eCrime) 2019, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, November 2019 [PDF]

(Un)informed Consent: Studying GDPR Consent Notices in the Field

2019 - Christine Utz, Martin Degeling, Sascha Fahl, Florian Schaub, Thorsten Holz

ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2019), November 2019, London, UK [Techcrunch Report] [GitHub] [PDF] [Slides]

Die DSVGO als internationales Vorbild?

2019 - Christine Utz, Stephan Koloßa, Thorsten Holz, Pierre Thielbörger

Datenschutz und Datensicherheit (DuD) 11/2019, S. 700-705 [DOI] [PDF]

A Study on Subject Data Access in Online Advertising after the GDPR

2019 - Tobias Urban, Dennis Tatang, Martin Degeling, Thorsten Holz, Norbert Pohlmann

International Workshop on Data Privacy Management (DPM) 2019, co-located with ESORICS 2019 in Luxembourg, September 2019 [PDF]

Study of DNS Rebinding Attacks on Smart Home Devices

2019 - Dennis Tatang, Tim Suurland, Thorsten Holz

International Workshop on Attacks and Defenses for Internet-of-Things (ADIoT) 2019, co-located with ESORICS 2019 in Luxembourg, September 2019 [PDF]

Static Detection of Uninitialized Stack Variables in Binary Code

2019 - Behrad Garmany, Martin Stoffel, Robert Gawlik, Thorsten Holz

European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS), Luxembourg, September 2019 [PDF]

Towards Automated Application-Specific Software Stacks

2019 - Nicolai Davidsson, Andre Pawlowski, Thorsten Holz

European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS), Luxembourg, September 2019 [Technical Report] [GitHub] [PDF]

GDPiRated – Stealing Personal Information On-and Offline

2019 - Matteo Cagnazzo, Thorsten Holz, Norbert Pohlmann

European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS), Luxembourg, September 2019 [PDF]

Was bedeutet Process Mining für Datenschutz und Mitbestimmung im Unternehmen?

2019 - Martin Degeling

Informatik Spektrum, August 2019 [PDF]

AntiFuzz: Impeding Fuzzing Audits of Binary Executables

2019 - Emre Güler, Cornelius Aschermann, Ali Abbasi, Thorsten Holz

USENIX Security Symposium, Santa Clara, CA, USA, August 2019 [GitHub] [pdf]

GRIMOIRE: Synthesizing Structure while Fuzzing

2019 - Tim Blazytko, Cornelius Aschermann, Moritz Schlögel, Ali Abbasi, Sergej Schumilo, Simon Wörner, Thorsten Holz

USENIX Security Symposium, Santa Clara, CA, USA, August 2019 [GitHub] [Pdf]

Intervention and End-User Development

2019 - Thomas Herrmann, Christopher Lentzsch, Martin Degeling

International Symposium on End User Development (IS-EUD) 2019 [Conference Link] [Springer Link]

Large-scale Analysis of Infrastructure-leaking DNS Servers

2019 - Dennis Tatang, Carl Schneider, Thorsten Holz

Conference on Detection of Intrusions and Malware & Vulnerability Assessment (DIMVA), Gothenburg, Sweden, June 2019 [GitHub] [PDF]

Challenges in Designing Exploit Mitigations for Deeply Embedded Systems

2019 - Ali Abbasi, Jos Wetzels, Thorsten Holz, Sandro Etalle

IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy (EuroS&P 2019), Stockholm, Sweden, June 2019 [PDF]

Steroids for DOPed Applications: A Compiler for Automated Data-Oriented Programming

2019 - Jannik Pewny, Philipp Koppe, Thorsten Holz

IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy (EuroS&P 2019), Stockholm, Sweden, June 2019 [PDF]

Analyzing leakage of personal information by malware

2019 - Tobias Urban, Dennis Tatang, Thorsten Holz, Norbert Pohlmann

Journal of Computer Security, 2019

It's Not What It Looks Like: Measuring Attacks and Defensive Registrations of Homograph Domains

2019 - Florian Quinkert, Tobias Lauinger, William Robertson, Engin Kirda, Thorsten Holz

IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS), Washington, D.C., USA, June 2019 [PDF]

Breaking LTE on Layer Two

2019 - David Rupprecht, Katharina Kohls, Thorsten Holz, Christina Pöpper

IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy (Oakland), May 2019 [Website] [PDF]

POSTER: Application-Layer Routing Attacks on Tor

2019 - Katharina Kohls, Christina Pöpper

IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy (Oakland), May 2019 [Proposal] [Poster]

Lost Traffic Encryption: Fingerprinting LTE/4G Traffic on Layer Two

2019 - Katharina Kohls, David Rupprecht, Thorsten Holz, Christina Pöpper

Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec ’19), May 15–17, 2019, Miami, FL, USA, ACM [PDF]

LTE Security Disabled — Misconfiguration in Commercial Networks

2019 - Merlin Chlosta, David Rupprecht, Thorsten Holz, Christina Pöpper

Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (WiSec ’19), May 15–17, 2019, Miami, FL, USA, ACM [PDF]

Adversarial Attacks Against Automatic Speech Recognition Systems via Psychoacoustic Hiding

2019 - Lea Schönherr, Katharina Kohls, Steffen Zeiler, Thorsten Holz, Do­ro­thea Kolossa

Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2019), San Diego, California, USA, February 2019 [Demo] [PDF]

Nautilus: Fishing for Deep Bugs with Grammars

2019 - Cornelius Aschermann, Tommaso Frassetto, Thorsten Holz, Patrick Jauernig, Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi, Daniel Teuchert

Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2019), San Diego, California, USA, February 2019 [GitHub] [PDF]

On the Challenges of Geographical Avoidance for Tor

2019 - Katharina Kohls, Kai Jansen, David Rupprecht, Thorsten Holz, Christina Pöpper

Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2019), San Diego, California, USA, February 2019 [PDF] [Slides]

Redqueen: Fuzzing with Input-to-State Correspondence

2019 - Cornelius Aschermann, Sergej Schumilo, Tim Blazytko, Robert Gawlik, Thorsten Holz

Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2019), San Diego, California, USA, February 2019 [GitHub] [PDF]

We Value Your Privacy - Now Take Some Cookies: Measuring the GDPR's Impact on Web Privacy

2019 - Martin Degeling, Christine Utz, Christopher Lentzsch, Henry Hosseini, Florian Schaub, Thorsten Holz

Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2019), San Diego, California, USA, February 2019 [GitHub] [PDF]

DorkPot: A Honeypot-based Analysis of Google Dorks

2019 - Florian Quinkert, Eduard Leonhardt, Thorsten Holz

Workshop on Measurements, Attacks, and Defenses for the Web (MADWeb), San Diego, California, USA, February 2019 - ** Best Paper Award ** [PDF]

A Study of Newly Observed Hostnames and DNS Tunneling in the Wild

2019 - Dennis Tatang, Florian Quinkert, Nico Dolecki, Thorsten Holz

Technical Report, arXiv:1902.08454, February 2019 [arXiv] [PDF]

Redefining Data Transparency: A Multidimensional Approach

2019 - Elisa Bertino, Shawn Merrill, Alina Nesen, Christine Utz

IEEE Computer, Jan. 2019, pp. 16-26, vol. 52 [IEEE] [DOI]

Towards Automated Generation of Exploitation Primitives for Web Browsers

2018 - Behrad Garmany, Martin Stoffel, Robert Gawlik, Philipp Koppe, Tim Blazytko, Thorsten Holz

Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC), San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA, December 2018 [PDF]

The Unwanted Sharing Economy: An Analysis of Cookie Syncing and User Transparency under GDPR

2018 - Tobias Urban, Dennis Tatang, Martin Degeling, Thorsten Holz, Norbert Pohlmann

Technical Report, arXiv:1811.08660, November 2018 [arXiv]

Profiling im Web. Von Liquiditat und Segmentierung

2018 - Martin Degeling

Vortrag bei der Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Wissenschafts- und Technikforschung 2018, Berlin. [website] [Slides]

The Influence of Friends and Experts on Privacy Decision Making in IoT Scenarios

2018 - Pardis Emami-Naeini, Martin Degeling, Lujo Bauer, Richard Chow, Lorrie Cranor, Mohammad Reza Haghighat, Heather Patterson

ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW) 2018 [pdf]

An Exploratory Analysis of Microcode as a Building Block for System Defenses

2018 - Benjamin Kollenda, Philipp Koppe, Marc Fyrbiak, Christian Kison, Chris­tof Paar, Thorsten Holz

ACM Con­fe­rence on Com­pu­ter and Com­mu­ni­ca­ti­ons Se­cu­ri­ty (CCS), Toronto, October 2018 [GitHub] [PDF]

Tracking and Tricking a Profiler - Measuring and Influencing Bluekai’s Interest Profiling

2018 - Martin Degeling, Jan Nierhoff

Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society (WPES 2018) in conjunction with CCS 2018 [pdf (researchgate)]

Intervenierbarkeit zum Schutz informationeller Selbstbestimmung

2018 - Martin Degeling, Thomas Herrmann

In "Die Fortentwicklung des Datenschutzes: Zwischen Systemgestaltung und Selbstregulierung", edited by Alexander Roßnagel, Michael Friedewald, and Marit Hansen, 193–208. DuD-Fachbeiträge. Wiesbaden: Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden. [Springer.com] [DOI]

Towards Understanding Privacy Implications of Adware and Potentially Unwanted Programs

2018 - Tobias Urban, Dennis Tatang, Thorsten Holz, Norbert Pohlmann

European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS), Barcelona, Spain, September 2018 - ** Best Paper Award ** [PDF]

Preventing Malicious SDN Applications From Hiding Adverse Network Manipulations

2018 - Christian Röpke, Thorsten Holz

ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Security in Softwarized Networks: Prospects and Challenges (SecSoN 2018), Budapest, Hungary, 2018 [PDF]
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