Tilman Frosch

Contact

contact at tilmanfrosch dot de

Theses

* Doctoral Thesis (submitted Oct. 2014, defended Jan. 2015)
  On Mitigation of Client-Side Attacks and Protection of Private Data
  Advisor: Prof. Dr. Thorsten Holz
  Reader: Prof. Dr. Jörg Schwenk

* Master's Thesis (submited Dec. 2011, defended Jan. 2012)
  Mining DNS-related Data for Suspicious Features
  Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Thorsten Holz and Prof. Dr. Jörg Schwenk 

* Bachelor's Thesis (submitted and defended Apr. 2009)
  Charakteristik von Wireless Mesh-Netzwerken (Characteristics of Wireless Mesh Networks)
  Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Jörg Schwenk and Prof. Dr.-Ing. York Tüchelmann
  

Awards

* GDD Science Award 2015
  Awarded for excellent scientific work in the field of data protection and data security.
  The German Association for Data Protection and Data Security (GDD)

* G DATA Prize 
  Awarded for the best PhD thesis in IT Security 2015
  Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

* Junior Scholar Award
  The award recognises outstanding work in the field of privacy and data protection.
  Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP2015)
  

Publications

* Conferences and Workshops with Proceedings

  Tilman Frosch, Christian Mainka, Christoph Bader, Florian Bergsma, Jörg Schwenk, Thorsten Holz
  How Secure is TextSecure?
  IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy (EuroS&P), 2016 (to appear).

  Tilman Frosch, Sven Schäge, Martin Goll, Thorsten Holz
  On Locational Privacy in the Absence of Anonymous Payments
  Computers, Privacy and Data Protection, 2015 
  (to appear in Gutwirth, Leenes, De Hert, Poullet: Data Protection on the Move. Current Developments in ICT and Privacy/Data Protection. Springer, Dordrecht.)

  Karl-Heinz Krempels, Christoph Terwelp, Stefan Wüller, Tilman Frosch, and Sevket Gökay
  Communication Reduced Interaction Protocol between Customer, Charging Station, and Charging Station Management System
  3rd International Conference on Smart Grids and Green IT Systems (SMARTGREENS), 2014.

  Mario Heiderich, Jörg Schwenk, Tilman Frosch, Jonas Magazinius, and Edward Z. Yang
  mXSS Attacks: Attacking well-secured Web-Applications by using innerHTML Mutations 
  20th ACM Conference on Computer and Communication Security (CCS), 2013.

  Mario Heiderich, Tilman Frosch, Meiko Jensen, and Thorsten Holz 
  Crouching Tiger – Hidden Payload: Security Risks of Scalable Vector Graphics
  18th ACM Conference on Computer and Communication Security (CCS), 2011.

  Mario Heiderich, Tilman Frosch, Marcus Niemietz, and Jörg Schwenk 
  The Bug that made me President: A Browser- and Web-Security Case Study on Helios Voting
  International Conference on E-Voting and Identity (VoteID), 2011.

  Mario Heiderich, Tilman Frosch, and Thorsten Holz 
  IceShield: Detection and Mitigation of Malicious Websites with a Frozen DOM
  14th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Intrusion Detection (RAID), 2011.


* Bookchapter

  Tilman Frosch, Marc Kührer, and Thorsten Holz
  Predentifier: Detecting Botnet C&C Domains from Passive DNS Data
  Advances in IT Early Warning, Fraunhofer Verlag. 


* Technical Reports

  Tilman Frosch, Christian Mainka, Christoph Bader, Florian Bergsma, Jörg Schwenk, and Thorsten Holz
  How Secure is TextSecure?
  Report 2014/904, Cryptology ePrint Archive, 2014.

  Tilman Frosch, Sven Schäge, Martin Goll, and Thorsten Holz, 
  Improving Location Privacy for the Electric Vehicle Masses
  TR-HGI-2013-001, Horst Görtz Institute for IT Security, 2013.


* Other
  Tilman Frosch
  I know where you charged last summer — RUB researchers develop privacy-enhancing solutions for charging electric cars
  RUBIN International Edition, Ruhr-University Bochum, 2014.