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Posts by Thomas Eisenbarth

Upcoming Seminar: Andreas Zankl

Upcoming Seminar: Andreas Zankl

Tuesday, October 11 at 2pm in AK 218: Towards Efficient Evaluation of a Time-Driven Cache Attack on Modern Processors Presenter: Andreas Zankl (Fraunhofer AISEC) Abstract: Software implementations of block ciphers are widely used to perform critical operations such as disk encryption or TLS traffic protection. To speed up cipher execution, many implementations rely on pre-computed […]

WPI wins first MITRE embedded CTF

WPI wins first MITRE embedded CTF

WPI team wins the first MITRE embedded Capture the Flag! The Collegiate eCTF competition was organized by MITRE and had five competing teams from local universities: Northeastern University, TUFTS University, University of Massachusetts Amherst and WPI. WPI’s team We’re Probably Insecure included graduate and undergraduate students from ECE and CS departments, including Christopher Byrne, Benjamin […]

Upcoming Seminar: Jintai Ding

Upcoming Seminar: Jintai Ding

Friday, September 2 at 11am in AK 218 : Post Quantum Key Exchange based on the learning with errors problems Presenter: Jintai Ding (U. of Cincinnati) Abstract: Public key cryptosystems  (PKC) are critical part of the  foundation of modern communication systems, in particular, Internet. However Shor’s algorithm shows that the existing PKC like Diffie-Hellmann key […]