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Welcome to the Information Security
and Cryptography Group.

Address:

Information Security and Cryptography Group
Prof. Dr. Michael Backes
Department of Computer Science
Postfach 15 11 50
Saarland University
66041 Saarbrücken  
Germany

News

April 2014: Technical Report and source code for our Android Security Framework online

The technical report and the source code of our Android Security Framework (ASF) can be found here.

March 2014: X-pire 2.0 presented at ACM SAC'14

We presented our user-controlled expiration date and copy protection mechanism called X-pire 2.0 at ACM SAC 2014.

March 2014: WebTrust accepted at ACNS 2014

Our novel Web integrity framework WebTrust will presented at this year's International Conference on Applied Cryptography and Network Security (ACNS 2014).

August 2011: Published details of Android attack

Details of our attack can now be found here.

June 2011: We found a novel attack against Android phones

Some details on the attack can be found here. However, due to responsible disclosure we haven't published a full description yet.

September 2010: Press coverage of X-pire! project

Our ongoing project on teaching the internet to forget received a lot of attention in the media. Some details on the project can be found here (in German).

February 1st, 2010: Workshop SecDay 2010

We are hosting the 2010 Grande Region Security and Reliability Day. Participate!

June 4th, 2009: Press coverage

Our work on acoustic emanations of printers received attention in the media. Some details on the project can be found here.

January 2009: New rooms

Our group moved. We are now located on the second floor of building E1 1 at Saarland University.

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