Research Group
Machine Learning
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News and Updates

Here, we provide updates on our latest endeavors, breakthroughs, and collaborations in the field of computer security and machine learning. Explore our journey through conferences, projects as well as teaching.

July, 2024

July 4, 2024 β€” We present four papers at ASIACCS in Singapore, πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡¬. Felix discusses target selection in fuzzing, Jonas explores differential testing of JSON, Josiane tackles simbox fraud, and Alwin investigates instruction embeddings.

May, 2024

May 20, 2024 β€” We are honored and grateful to receive the IEEE S&P Test-of-Time Award for our work on code property graphs. Thank you all so much! πŸ†πŸ˜Š

May 12, 2024 β€” As part of a guest professorship, Konrad is visiting our dear colleages from the security and privacy group at TU Wien. He is teaching a doctoral course on artificial intelligence in security.

April, 2024

April 26, 2024 β€” Congratulations to Tom on successfully defending his PhD thesis about improving software defect localization using machine learning. Great work, Dr. Ganz πŸŽ“!

April 16, 2024 β€” Congratulations to Alex on successfully defending his PhD thesis, which focuses on security viewpoints in explainable machine learning. Very well done, Dr. Warnecke πŸŽ“!

April 9, 2024 β€” We are happy to welcome Mohammad Ebrahimi as our new PhD student. Welcome aboard, Mohammad! We are looking forward to exciting research with you.

March, 2024

March 13, 2024 β€” We visit our colleagues from CODE πŸͺ–. Konrad will give an invited talk as part of the Colloquium Series of the Research Institute CODE at University of the Bundeswehr Munich.

February, 2024

February 8, 2024 β€” We are hiring! πŸ§‘β€πŸ’» We have two open PhD student positions in our research group. Further details are available here. The deadline for application is Match 8, 2024.

January, 2024

January 2, 2024 β€” We happily welcome our new postdoc Dr. Anne Josiane Kouam. We look forward to tackling the challenges of security, fraud, and data-driven defenses with you.

December, 2023

December 4, 2023 β€” We are presenting two papers at ACSAC in Austin, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ. Tom is introducing our work on patch-based vulnerability discovery and Erwin speaks about the detection of image-scaling attacks.

November, 2023

November 26, 2023 β€” It is great that the 30th anniversary of the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security is celebrated in Europe. Our entire team is attending the conference in Copenhagen, πŸ‡©πŸ‡°.

November 18, 2023 β€” We have started the project AIGENCY, which explores the opportunities and risks of generative AI in security. It is a joint work with Fraunhofer AISEC, CISPA, FU Berlin, and Aleph Alpha.

November 1, 2023 β€” Welcome back Dr. Daniel Arp. After a stay at University College London with Lorenzo Cavallaro, he joins our team for new endeavours, keeping the Drebin flag flying high.

October, 2023

October 24, 2023 β€” For the first time, we are attending the ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC). Stefan is presenting our large-scale study on the (in)security of SPF configurations in the wild.

October 1, 2023 β€” We are starting our second semester at TU Berlin with new courses, including our smart lab and a project on large language models for steganography. Register in the ISIS service πŸ“š.

September, 2023

September 25, 2023 β€” It is time for the European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS) in The Hague, πŸ‡³πŸ‡±. Lukas is presenting our joint work with Qwiet AI on learning type inference for JavaScript.

September 12, 2023 β€” We are happy to visit our colleagues from ATHENE πŸ¦‰. Konrad will give an invited talk as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series of the National Research Center for Applied Cybersecurity (ATHENE).

September 1, 2023 β€” Welcome aboard our new postdoc Dr. Thorsten Eisenhofer. We look forward to sailing the rough seas of security and machine learning with you 🌊.

August, 2023

August 9, 2023 β€” Next up, USENIX Security Symposium in Anaheim, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ. Thorsten is presenting our work on attacking automatic paper-reviewer assignments using adversarial learning.

July, 2023

July 3, 2023 β€” We are attending the IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy 2023 in Delft, πŸ‡³πŸ‡±. Tom is presenting our paper on analyzing explanation methods for vulnerability discovery using directed fuzzing.

May, 2023

May 3, 2023 β€” We are happy to visit our colleagues in Vienna, πŸ‡¦πŸ‡Ή. Konrad will give an invited talk as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series of the Vienna Cybersecurity and Privacy Research Cluster (VISP).

April, 2023

April 1, 2023 β€” We are kicking off our first semester at TU Berlin with several new courses, including a hacking lab and a lecture on machine learning for computer security. Register in the ISIS service πŸ“š.

February, 2023

February 27, 2023 β€” We are attending the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium in San Diego, πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ. Alex is presenting our paper on machine unlearning of features and labels using influence functions.