M. Sc. Maximilian Golla

  • Research Assistant - Research Group Mobile Security
Golla, Maximilian

Address

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Uni­ver­si­täts­stras­se 150
44780 Bochum, Ger­ma­ny

Room
ID 2/129
Phone:
(+49)(0)234 / 32 - 28667
Email:
maximilian.golla@rub.de PGP key

Vita

  • 09/2017 - 07/2019 Ruhr University Bochum (RUB): Mobile Security Group
  • 07/2017 - 09/2017 The University of Chicago (UChicago): SUPERgroup
  • 09/2014 - 07/2017 Ruhr University Bochum (RUB): UbiCrypt Research Training Group
  • 04/2012 - 07/2014 Ruhr University Bochum (RUB): M.Sc. IT-Security Network & Systems
  • 10/2008 - 03/2012 University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt (FHWS): B.Eng. Computer Science

Research

  • User Authentication
    • Fallback Authentication
    • Password Guessing
    • Password Vaults
    • Implicit Memory
    • Password Reuse
    • Blacklisting
    • Strength Meters
    • Mobile Authentication
    • Smart Home / IoT Access Control

Committee

  • Poster Jury: Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS) 2019
  • Who Are You?! Adventures in Authentication Workshop (WAY) 2019
  • European Workshop on Usable Security (EuroUSEC) 2019
  • Who Are You?! Adventures in Authentication Workshop (WAY) 2018
  • Networked Privacy Workshop at CHI 2018

Reviewing Activities

  • Journal of Cybersecurity, Oxford University Press 2019
  • International Conference On Information Systems (ICIS) 2018
  • ACM Transactions on Privacy and Security (TOPS) 2017
  • International Conference on Passwords (PASSWORDS) 2016

Courses

Publications

2019
POSTER: "What was that site doing with my Facebook password?" Designing Password-Reuse Notifications

Miranda Wei, Maximilian Golla, Juliette Hainline, Lydia Filipe, Markus Dürmuth, Elissa Redmiles, Blase Ur - USENIX Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security 2019 (SOUPS '19). Santa Clara, CA, USA, August 11-13, 2019

Reasoning Analytically About Password-Cracking Software

Enze Liu, Amanda Nakanishi, Maximilian Golla, David Cash, Blase Ur - IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (SP '19). San Francisco, California, May 20, 2019

Work in Progress: A Comparative Long-Term Study of Fallback Authentication

Philipp Markert, Maximilian Golla, Elizabeth Stobert, Markus Dürmuth - Workshop on Usable Security and Privacy (USEC '19). San Diego, California, February 24, 2019

Work in Progress: On the In-Accuracy and Influence of Android Pattern Strength Meters

Maximilian Golla, Jan Rimkus, Adam J. Aviv, Markus Dürmuth - Workshop on Usable Security and Privacy (USEC '19). San Diego, California, February 24, 2019

2018
"What was that site doing with my Facebook password?" Designing Password-Reuse Notifications

Maximilian Golla, Miranda Wei, Juliette Hainline, Lydia Filipe, Markus Dürmuth, Elissa Redmiles, Blase Ur - ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security 2018 (CCS '18). Toronto, Canada, October 15-19, 2018

On the Accuracy of Password Strength Meters

Maximilian Golla, Markus Dürmuth - ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security 2018 (CCS '18). Toronto, Canada, October 15-19, 2018

Rethinking Access Control and Authentication for the Home Internet of Things (IoT)

Weijia He, Maximilian Golla, Roshni Padhi, Jordan Ofek, Markus Dürmuth, Earlence Fernandes, Blase Ur - USENIX Security Symposium 2018 (SSYM '18). Baltimore, MD, USA, August 15-17, 2018

"Will Any Password Do?" Exploring Rate-Limiting on the Web

Maximilian Golla, Theodor Schnitzler, Markus Dürmuth - Who Are You?! Adventures in Authentication 2018 (WAY '18). Baltimore, MD, USA, August 12, 2018

Bars, Badges, and High Scores: On the Impact of Password Strength Visualizations

Maximilian Golla, Björn Hahn, Karsten Meyer zu Selhausen, Henry Hosseini, Markus Dürmuth - Who Are You?! Adventures in Authentication 2018 (WAY '18). Baltimore, MD, USA, August 12, 2018

The Password Doesn't Fall Far: How Service Influences Password Choice

Miranda Wei, Maximilian Golla, Blase Ur - Who Are You?! Adventures in Authentication 2018 (WAY '18). Baltimore, MD, USA, August 12, 2018

2017
"I want my money back!" Limiting Online Password-Guessing Financially

Maximilian Golla, Daniel V. Bailey, Markus Dürmuth - Who Are You?! Adventures in Authentication 2017 (WAY '17). Santa Clara, CA, USA, July 12, 2017

POSTER: Towards Implicit Visual Memory-Based Authentication

Claude Castelluccia, Markus Dürmuth, Maximilian Golla, Fatma Deniz - USENIX Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security 2017 (SOUPS '17). Santa Clara, CA, USA, July 12-14, 2017

Towards Implicit Visual Memory-Based Authentication

Claude Castelluccia, Markus Dürmuth, Maximilian Golla, Fatma Deniz - ISOC Network and Distributed System Security Symposium 2017 (NDSS '17). San Diego, CA, USA, February 26 - March 1, 2017

EmojiAuth: Quantifying the Security of Emoji-based Authentication

Maximilian Golla, Dennis Detering, Markus Dürmuth - Workshop on Usable Security 2017 (USEC '17). San Diego, CA, USA, February 25, 2017

2016
On the Security of Cracking-Resistant Password Vaults

Maximilian Golla, Benedict Beuscher, Markus Dürmuth - ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security 2016 (CCS '16). Vienna, Austria, October 24-28, 2016

2015
Analyzing 4 Million Real-World Personal Knowledge Questions (Short Paper)

Maximilian Golla, Markus Dürmuth - International Conference on Passwords 2015 (PASSWORDS '15). Cambridge, United Kingdom, December 7-9, 2015