The Mobile Security Group was established in 2014 at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology and is part of the Horst-Görtz-Institute for IT-Security (HGI). The group is headed by Prof. Dr. Markus Dürmuth.
11.03.2020 - Philipp Markert
Our latest work on the security of 4- and 6-digit PINs and the effect of blacklists is now available online at https://this-pin-can-be-easily-guessed.github.io/ (news coverage can be found in English , ,  and German , , ). The results will be presented at this year's IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy in San Francisco.Complete article
05.02.2020 - Markus Duermuth
The German BSI (Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik) published an updated version of it's IT Baseline Protection recommendations (IT-Grundschutz), updating the requirements for password-based authentication. (In the news here, here, and here.)
02.02.2020 - Markus Duermuth
17.04.2019 - Theodor Schnitzler
In a recent news article our colleague Theodor Schnitzler was interviewed on his thoughts and ideas about digital forgetting and revocation of online data. Read the full article here (in German only).
26.03.2019 - Maximilian Golla
This summer term we offer the lecture Usable Security and Privacy for Master students and the lecture IT-Sicherheit für Geistes- und Gesellschaftswissenschaften. Furthermore, we offer the Practical Course on Usable Security and Privacy for Master students.Complete article