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Seminar Mobile Security

Corresponding entry in Aachen Campus, Bonn Basis.


Prof. Joachim von zur Gathen, Konstantin Ziegler

Time & Place

Organizational meeting: Monday, 31 October 2011, 1630-1800, b-it 2.1
Conference: 06 February 2012, 1000, Marschallsaal b-it

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2 SWS, 4 credits

The seminar will be held as a "Conference Seminar".


The increasing use of mobile devices (in particular smart phones) over the last decade requires additional security considerations. Due to the lack of physical security, the air interface is prone to attacks.

In this seminar we will look at security issues in mobile networks and we will see attacks and countermeasures. The following topics will be discussed in the seminar

1. Thakur, Himanshu, SIM Cards

2. Cakir, Halil Ibrahim, GSM: cryptanalysis of A5/1

3. Schmickler, Thomas, IMSI Catcher

4. Meisenheimer, Andreas, Breaking WEP

5. Herwatz, Lukas, Malware on mobile phones

6. Schultz, Patrick, Security of Android OS

7. Brass, Christoph, security of iphone os

8. Molter, Dennis, Near-field communication

NEW: You find the slides of the organizational meeting here as a (pdf).


Submitted papers must be in English and in PDF format.  Prepare it using the Springer lncs LaTeX template, which can be found here.

Submit your paper to the conference's submission server on EasyChair.  If you do not already have an EasyChair-Account, you will have to create one.  Submit your paper using the link "New Submission".

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