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. 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
    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
    USENIX Security Symposium, Anaheim, CA, USA, accepted papers: 419/1444 = 29%. Aug 2023

2022

  1. DISTINCT: Identity Theft Using In-Browser Communications in Dual-Window Single Sign-On
    Louis Jannett, Vladislav Mladenov, Christian Mainka, and Jörg Schwenk
    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
    USENIX Security Symposium, Boston, MA, USA, accepted papers: 256/1492 = 17%. Aug 2022

2021

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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
    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
    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
    Network and Distributed System Security Symposium, Virtual Conference, accepted papers: 87/573 = 15%. Feb 2021
  4. Breaking the Specification: PDF Certification
    Simon Rohlmann, Vladislav Mladenov, Christian Mainka, and Jörg Schwenk
    IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P), Virtual Conference, accepted papers: 115/952 = 12%. May 2021

2019

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