Tobias Lauinger

Tobias Lauinger

General Information

I'm a PhD student in Information Assurance at Northeastern University. My research interests are computer networks and a wide range of security topics, such as network and web security, social engineering, file sharing, and underground economies.


Tobias Lauinger, Martin Szydlowski, Kaan Onarlioglu, Gilbert Wondracek, Engin Kirda, and Christopher Kruegel. Clickonomics: Determining the Effect of Anti-Piracy Measures for One-Click Hosting. 20th Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS 2013), San Diego, February 2013.
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Tobias Lauinger, Nikolaos Laoutaris, Pablo Rodriguez, Thorsten Strufe, Ernst Biersack, and Engin Kirda. Privacy Risks in Named Data Networking: What is the Cost of Performance? Editorial Note. ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, 42(5), October 2012.
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Tobias Lauinger, Nikolaos Laoutaris, Pablo Rodriguez, Thorsten Strufe, Ernst Biersack and Engin Kirda, Privacy Implications of Ubiquitous Caching in Named Data Networking Architectures, Technical Report TR-iSecLab-0812-001, August 2012.
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Tobias Lauinger, Engin Kirda and Pietro Michiardi, Paying for Piracy? An Analysis of One-Click Hosters' Controversial Reward Schemes, 15th International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses (RAID), Amsterdam, September 2012.
[ Download the authors' version of the paper that appears in Davide Balzarotti, Salvatore Stolfo, Marco Cova (Eds.): Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses (RAID) 2012, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Vol. 7462), Springer Verlag. The original publication is available at ]
Tobias Lauinger, Security & Scalability of Content-Centric Networking, Master's Thesis, TU Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany and Eurécom, Sophia-Antipolis, France, September 2010. Advisors: Ernst Biersack (Eurécom), Nikolaos Laoutaris (Telefónica), Pablo Rodriguez (Telefónica), Thorsten Strufe (TU Darmstadt).
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Tobias Lauinger, Veikko Pankakoski, Davide Balzarotti, Engin Kirda, Honeybot: Your Man in the Middle for Automated Social Engineering, 3rd USENIX Workshop on Large-Scale Exploits and Emergent Threats (LEET), San Jose, April 2010.
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Sebastian Kaune, Tobias Lauinger, Aleksandra Kovacevic, Konstantin Pussep, Embracing the Peer Next Door: Proximity in Kademlia, Eighth International Conference on Peer-to-Peer Computing (P2P), Aachen, September 2008.
Tobias Lauinger, Improving the Routing Performance of Kademlia by Using a Location-Based Peer Selection Scheme, Bachelor's Thesis, TU Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany, September 2007. Tutor: Sebastian Kaune, Advisor: Ralf Steinmetz.


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