About Me / References


Participated in the Citizen Lab Summer Institute 2016 and was part of the discussion panel on surveillance.

I won the Cyber Security Challenge Germany twice - in 2014 and 2015.


[Paper] Strong Machine Learning Attack against PUFs with No Mathematical Model

Co-author on the academic paper "Strong Machine Learning Attack against PUFs with No Mathematical Model" by Fatemeh Ganji, Shahin Tajik, Fabian Fäßler, and Jean-Pierre Seifert - TU Berlin

The paper was presented at CHES 2016 (Conference on Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems) and published in the Journal of Cryptographic Engineering (JCEN)

[Talk] Smart Sheriff, Dumb Idea - the wild west of government assisted parenting

Security analysis of parental monitoring applications that are mandatory by law in South Korea.

presented at BruCON 0x8, Confidence 2016, Area 41, Hackpra

Work Experience

Since September 2013: Cure53

Since September 2013 I'm a Security Consultant on a freelance basis and I'm part of the cure53.de Team.

October 2010 - September 2013: IBM

I was part of a special dual-study program, meaning I was employed full time at IBM + taking all the BSc courses. List of projects I worked on during that time:

  1. improving weekly financial reporting tool
  2. django based webapp to monitor a test server
  3. low level C networking test tool and FPGA development (VHDL)
  4. Linux device driver and Linux Kernel hacking for I/O time measurements
  5. Protocol security analysis (bachelor thesis)