Reading Group on Web Security and Privacy


This reading group is a forum for discussion about research topics in the area of web security and privacy. Participation is voluntary; interested students should get in touch with Prof. Christoph von Praun who organizes the reading group.

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Date and Place

Wednesday, 11am in Q316

Topics and Schedule

Date Topic Presenter(s) Materials

Jan 25, 2012 Browser reverse firewall
 
Christian Schäff
 
May 25, 2011 A critical look at classification schemes for privacy risks
 
Elke Roth-Mandutz
 
May 18, 2011 Content Security Policy
 
Samuel Walz
 
[www] [Slides]
May 11, 2011 Software Metrics for JavaScript
 
Christian Schäff
 
May 4, 2011 Soltani Ashkan: Tracking the Trackers, The Wall Street Journal, 2010
 
Elke Roth-Mandutz
 
[Article] [Report] [Slides]
Apr 20, 2011 Arnold Roosendaal: Facebook Tracksand Traces Everone: Like This!, Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT), Tilburg University, Netherlands, SSRN Technical Report 2011.
 
Christoph von Praun
 
[Article]
Mar 09, 2011 Gaurav Aggarwal Elie Bursztein, Collin Jackson, Dan Boneh: An Analysis of Private Browsing Modes in Modern Browsers. Usenix Security 2010.
 
Christoph von Praun
 
[Article]
Mar 02, 2011 Report on the OWASP Summit
 
Heiko Richler and Elke Roth-Mandutz
 
[Summit website] [Slides]
Feb 24, 2011 Emily Fortuna, Owen Anderson, Luis Ceze, Susan Eggers: A Limit Study of JavaScript Parallelism . IEEE International Symposium on Workload Characterization, 2010.
 
Christoph von Praun [Article] [Slides]
Dec 16, 2010 Dongseok Jang, Ranjit Jhala, Sorin Lerner, Hovav Shacham: An Empirical Study of Privacy-Violating Information Flows in JavaScript Web Applications, Conference on Computer and communications security (CCS), 2010.
 
Elke Roth-Mandutz [Article] [Slides]
Dec 9, 2010 Alberto Trivero: Abusing HTML5 structured client-side storage, 2008.
 
Sebastian Kugler
 
[Article] [Slides]
Dec 2, 2010 Marco Cova, Christopher Kruegel, Giovanni Vigna: Detection and Analysis of Drive-by-Download Attacks and Malicious JavaScript Code, International conference on World wide web (WWW), 2010.
 
Sebastian Schlund [Article] [Slides]
Nov 25, 2010 Gregor Richards, Sylvain Lebresne, Brian Burg, Jan Vitek: An Analysis of the Dynamic Behavior of JavaScript Programs. Conference on Programming language design and implementation (PLDI), 2010.
 
Mario Brittig [Article] [Slides]


Last Change: Feb 5, 2012.