CASA

cyber security in the age of large-scale adversaries

Website: casa.rub.de

CASA (Cyber Security in the Age of Large-Scale Adversaries) is the DFG funded cluster of excellence at the Ruhr University Bochum.

I am an associate principal investigator in Hub C (Secure Systems).
CASA partly funded my following 10 papers:

2023

  1. CCS
    Finding All Cross-Site Needles in the DOM Stack: A Comprehensive Methodology for the Automatic XS-Leak Detection in Web Browsers
    Dominik Noß, Lukas Knittel, Christian Mainka, Marcus Niemietz, and Jörg Schwenk
    In ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security , Copenhagen, Denmark, accepted papers: 234/1222 = 19%, Nov 2023
  2. Every Signature Is Broken: On the Insecurity of Microsoft Office’s OOXML Signatures
    Simon Rohlmann, Vladislav Mladenov, Christian Mainka, Daniel Hirschberger, and Jörg Schwenk
    In USENIX Security Symposium , Anaheim, CA, USA, accepted papers: 419/1444 = 29%, Aug 2023

2022

  1. CCS
    DISTINCT: Identity Theft Using In-Browser Communications in Dual-Window Single Sign-On
    Louis Jannett, Vladislav Mladenov, Christian Mainka, and Jörg Schwenk
    In ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security , Los Angeles, CA, USA, accepted papers: 218/971 = 22%, Nov 2022
  2. Oops... Code Execution and Content Spoofing: The First Comprehensive Analysis of OpenDocument Signatures
    Simon Rohlmann, Christian Mainka, Vladislav Mladenov, and Jörg Schwenk
    In USENIX Security Symposium , Boston, MA, USA, accepted papers: 256/1492 = 17%, Aug 2022

2021

  1. CCS
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    XSinator.Com: From a Formal Model to the Automatic Evaluation of Cross-Site Leaks in Web Browsers
    Lukas Knittel, Christian Mainka, Marcus Niemietz, Dominik Noß, and Jörg Schwenk
    In ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security , Seoul, South Korea (Virtual Conference), accepted papers: 196/879 = 22%, Nov 2021
  2. Shadow Attacks: Hiding and Replacing Content in Signed PDFs
    Christian Mainka, Vladislav Mladenov, and Simon Rohlmann
    In Network and Distributed System Security Symposium , Virtual Conference, accepted papers: 87/573 = 15%, Feb 2021
  3. Processing Dangerous Paths - On Security and Privacy of the Portable Document Format
    Jens Müller, Dominik Noß, Christian Mainka, Vladislav Mladenov, and Jörg Schwenk
    In Network and Distributed System Security Symposium , Virtual Conference, accepted papers: 87/573 = 15%, Feb 2021
  4. S&P
    Breaking the Specification: PDF Certification
    Simon Rohlmann, Vladislav Mladenov, Christian Mainka, and Jörg Schwenk
    In IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P) , Virtual Conference, accepted papers: 115/952 = 12%, May 2021

2019

  1. CCS
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    1 Trillion Dollar Refund: How To Spoof PDF Signatures
    Vladislav Mladenov, Christian Mainka,  Karsten Meyer zu Selhausen, Martin Grothe, and Jörg Schwenk
    In ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security , London, United Kingdom, accepted papers: 149/933 = 16%, Nov 2019
  2. CCS
    Practical Decryption exFiltration: Breaking PDF Encryption
    Jens Müller, Fabian Ising, Vladislav Mladenov, Christian Mainka, Sebastian Schinzel, and Jörg Schwenk
    In ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security , London, United Kingdom, accepted papers: 149/933 = 16%, Nov 2019