Publications

Nyx: Greybox Hypervisor Fuzzing using Fast Snapshots and Affine Types

2021 - Sergej Schumilo, Cornelius Aschermann, Ali Abbasi, Simon Wör­ner, Thorsten Holz

USENIX Security Symposium, Vancouver, Canada, August 2021

Hey Alexa, is this Skill Safe?: Taking a Closer Look at the Alexa Skill Ecosystem

2021 - Christopher Lentzsch, Sheel Jayesh Shah, Benjamin Andow, Martin Degeling, Anupam Das, William Enck

Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), San Diego, California, USA, February 2021 [Result Overvíew] [pdf]

Reining in the Web's Inconsistencies with Site Policy

2021 - Stefano Calzavara, Tobias Urban, Dennis Tatang, Marius Steffens, Ben Stock

Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), San Diego, California, USA, February 2021 [PDF]

Cupid: Automatic Fuzzer Selection for Collaborative Fuzzing

2020 - Emre Güler, Philipp Görz, Elia Geretto, Andrea Jemmett, Sebastian Österlund, Herbert Bos, Cristiano Giuffrida, Thorsten Holz

Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC), Virtual, December 2020 [PDF]

Imperio: Robust Over-the-Air Adversarial Examples for Automatic Speech Recognition Systems

2020 - Lea Schönherr, Thorsten Eisenhofer, Steffen Zeiler, Thorsten Holz, Do­ro­thea Kolossa

Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC), Virtual, December 2020 [arXiv Preprint] [PDF]

Plenty of Phish in the Sea: Analyzing Potential Pre-Attack Surfaces

2020 - Tobias Urban, Matteo Große-Kampmann, Dennis Tatang, Thorsten Holz, Norbert Pohlmann

European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS), Guildford, UK, September 2020 [PDF]

Data Sharing in Mobile Apps — User Privacy Expectations in Europe

2020 - Nils Quermann, Martin Degeling

5th European Workshop on Usable Security (EuroUSEC 2020) [pdf]

Aurora: Statistical Crash Analysis for Automated Root Cause Explanation

2020 - Tim Blazytko, Moritz Schlögel, Cornelius Aschermann, Ali Abbasi, Joel Frank, Simon Wörner, Thorsten Holz

USENIX Security Symposium, Boston, MA, USA, August 2020 [PDF]

Call Me Maybe: Eavesdropping Encrypted LTE Calls With ReVoLTE

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

USENIX Security Symposium, Boston, MA, USA, August 2020 [Website] [PDF]

EthBMC: A Bounded Model Checker for Smart Contracts

2020 - Joel Frank, Cornelius Aschermann, Thorsten Holz

USENIX Security Symposium, Boston, MA, USA, August 2020 [PDF]

HALucinator: Firmware Re-hosting Through Abstraction Layer Emulation

2020 - 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 [PDF]

Leveraging Frequency Analysis for Deep Fake Image Recognition

2020 - Joel Frank, Thorsten Eisenhofer, Lea Schönherr, Asja Fischer , Do­ro­thea Kolossa, Thorsten Holz

International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), July 2020 [arXiv Preprint] [PDF]

Be the Phisher - Understanding Users’ Perception of Malicious Domains

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

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

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 [PDF]

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 [PDF]

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 [GitHub] [PDF]

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 [GitHub] [PDF] [Slides]

"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]

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]

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]

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]

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 [GitHub] [PDF]

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]
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