Successful submissions at USENIX 2021 - fall submission


In the "fall submission" of the 30th USENIX Security Symposium, three contributions by ATHENE scientists from TU Darmstadt were accepted. USENIX is one of the four most important conferences in the field of security. Scientists, practitioners, system administrators and programmers from all over the world come together to share the latest advances in the security and privacy of computer systems and networks.

Accepted papers are:

PrivateDrop: Practical Privacy-Preserving Authentication for Apple AirDrop
Authors: Alexander Heinrich, Matthias Hollick, Thomas Schneider, Milan Stute, Christian Weinert, all TU Darmstadt

Disrupting Continuity of Apple's Wireless Ecosystem Security: New Tracking, DoS, and MitM Attacks on iOS and macOS Through Bluetooth Low Energy, AWDL, and Wi-Fi
Authors: Milan Stute, Alexander Heinrich, Jannik Lorenz, and Matthias Hollick, TU Darmstadt

Injection Attacks Reloaded: Tunnelling Malicious Payloads over DNS
Authors: Philipp Jeitner, TU Darmstadt; Haya Shulman, Fraunhofer SIT
The paper will be published on the first day of the symposium.

The following papers by ATHENE researchers have already been accepted in the summer submission:

Effective Notification Campaigns on the Web: A Matter of Trust, Framing, and Support
Authors: Max Maass and Alina Stöver, TU Darmstadt; Henning Pridöhl, Universität Bamberg; Sebastian Bretthauer, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt; Dominik Herrmann, Universität Bamberg; Matthias Hollick, TU Darmstadt; Indra Spiecker, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt

ABY2.0: Improved Mixed-Protocol Secure Two-Party Computation
Authors: Arpita Patra, Indian Institute of Science; Thomas Schneider, TU Darmstadt; Ajith Suresh, Indian Institute of Science; Hossein Yalame, TU Darmstadt

In the winter submission the following paper was still accepted:

The Hijackers Guide To The Galaxy: Off-Path Taking Over Internet Resources
Authors: Tianxiang Dai, Haya Shulman, both Fraunhofer SIT; Philipp Jeitner, Michael Waidner, both Fraunhofer SIT und TU Darmstadt
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USENIX 2021 will be held as a virtual conference from August 11 - 13, 2021.

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