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Security Research in 2016: Measurements and Usability

My security research in 2016 focused on two broad categories: measurement-, and usability-studies. In this blog post, I briefly discuss the four most important papers we published in these domains in 2016. Data-driven security and measurement studies The Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol is the building block of secure web communication. A number of important […]

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What else happened in 2015

Time to post a short update on things that happened, since I attended WWW in Florence 2015. In 2015, I devoted the majority of my research time on the development of the Usable Privacy Box (upribox). The upribox is a RaspberryPi-based WiFi router that automatically filters advertisement and optionally routes traffic through the Tor anonymity […]

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nysos v3 – home theater PC

In June 2015, i replaced my old home theater PC with new hardware. This is the third time I upgraded my HTPC hardware, thus the name: nysos v3. I am now using an AMD Kabini APU, which resulted in quite some performance improvements for the full-encryption RAID5 storage of my setup. In May, I attended […]