6 papers accepted at top conference ACM CCS 2021


Success for CROSSING researchers

The 6 papers

  • Hiding the Lengths of Encrypted Messages via Gaussian Padding
    by Jean Paul Degabriele
  • The Security of ChaCha20-Poly1305 in the Multi-User Setting
    by Jean Paul Degabriele, Jérôme Govinden, Felix Günther, Kenny Paterson
  • The Exact Security of BIP32 Wallets
    by Poulami Das; Andreas Erwig; Sebastian Faust; Julian Loss; and Siavash Riahi
  • FakeWake: Understanding and Mitigating Fake Wake-up Words of Voice Assistants
    by Yanjiao Chen (Zhejiang University); Yijie Bai (Zhejiang University); Kaibo Wang (Zhejiang University); Richard Mitev (Technische Universität Darmstadt); Wenyuan Xu (Zhejiang University); and Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi (Technische Universität Darmstadt)
  • RealSWATT: Remote Software-based Attestation for Embedded Devices under Realtime Constraints
    by Sebastian Surminski (University of Duisburg-Essen); Christian Niesler (University of Duisburg-Essen); Ferdinand Brasser (TU Darmstadt); Lucas Davi (University of Duisburg-Essen); and Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi (TU Darmstadt)
  • Let's Downgrade Let's Encrypt
    by Tianxiang Dai (Fraunhofer SIT); Haya Shulman (Fraunhofer SIT); and Michael Waidner (Technische Universität Darmstadt)

have been accepted for publication at the top conference ACM CCS 2021. In addition, the researchers were successful with the following three posters:

  • Revisiting Hybrid Private Information Retrieval
    by Daniel Günther (Technical University of Darmstadt); Thomas Schneider (Technical University of Darmstadt); Felix Wiegand (Technical University of Darmstadt)
  • Predictive Cipher-Suite Negotiation For Boosting Deployment of New Ciphers
    by Elias Heftrig (Fraunhofer SIT); Jean-Pierre Seifert (Technical University of Berlin); Haya Shulman (Fraunhofer SIT); Michael Waidner (ATHENE, TU Darmstadt, Fraunhofer SIT); Nils Wisiol (Technische Universität Berlin)
  • Evaluating Resilience of Domains in PKI
    by Markus Brandt (Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology SIT); Haya Shulman (Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology SIT); Michael Waidner (ATHENE, TU Darmstadt, Fraunhofer SIT)

ACM CCS 2021

The ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS) is the flagship annual conference of the Special Interest Group on Security, Audit and Control (SIGSAC) of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). It will be held as a hybrid conference from November 15 to 19, 2021 in Seoul, South Korea.