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Thorsten Holz

Coauthored: Got Your Nose! How to Steal Your Precious Data Without Using Scripts and Clickjacking Protection Under Non-trivial Circumstances
Affiliation: Ruhr Universität Bochum
Country: Germany


Thorsten Holz is a professor in the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany. His research interests include the practical aspects of secure systems, but he is also interested in more theoretical considerations of dependable systems. Currently, his work concentrates on bots/botnets, automated analysis of malicious software, and studying latest attack vectors.
He received the Dipl.-Inform. degree in Computer Science from RWTH Aachen, Germany (2005), and the Ph.D. degree from University of Mannheim (2009). Prior to joining Ruhr-University Bochum in 2010, he was a postdoctoral researcher in the Automation Systems Group at the Technical University of Vienna, Austria.