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Introduction to Security and Privacy on the Blockchain
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The blockchain has fueled one of the most enthusiastic bursts of activity in applied cryptography in years, but outstanding problems in security and privacy research must be solved for blockchain technologies to go beyond the hype and reach their full potential. Expand
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Strong Federations: An Interoperable Blockchain Solution to Centralized Third Party Risks
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Bitcoin, the first peer-to-peer electronic cash system, opened the door to permissionless, private, and trustless transactions. Expand
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Enhancing Bitcoin Transactions with Covenants
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In this paper, we show that covenants can be implemented with a new CHECKSIGFROMSTACK operation that verifies a signature for a message passed as an argument. Expand
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A Metric for the Evaluation and Comparison of Keylogger Performance
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In the field of IT security the development of Proof of Concept (PoC) implementations is a commonly accepted method to determine the exploitability of an identified weakness. Expand
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Dark Side of the Shader: Mobile GPU-Aided Malware Delivery
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Mobile phones are the most intimate computing devices of our time. Expand
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Control yourself: on user control of privacy settings using personalization and privacy panel on smartphones
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The paper assesses the gap between actual and perceived privacy features of smartphones, exploring privacy as a factor of various significance with respect to context of finding back smartphone and selecting storage places. Expand
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Towards Improving Privacy Awareness Regarding Apps’ Permissions
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Empirical studies show that the flow of personal information through mobile apps made devices vulnerable in terms of privacy. Expand
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[Clostridium difficile infecion--diagnostics, prevention and treatment].
Clostridium difficile is the most common cause of an antibiotic-associated diarrhoea. Frequency of Clostridium difficile infections (CDI) increased in the last decade. This study presents currentExpand
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What Does the Fox Say? On the Security Architecture of Firefox OS
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We are witnessing a shift in the design of mobile operating systems from custom architectures to web-based platforms. Expand
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Because we care: Privacy Dashboard on Firefox OS
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In this paper we present the Privacy Dashboard -- a tool designed to inform and empower the people using mobile devices, by introducing features such as Remote Privacy Protection, Backup, Adjustable Location Accuracy, Permission Control and Secondary-User Mode. Expand
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