Real-World Snapshots vs. Theory: Questioning the t-Probing Security Model

2021 - Thilo Krachenfels, Fatemeh Ganji, Amir Moradi, Shahin Tajik, Jean-Pierre Seifert

42nd IEEE Sym­po­si­um on Se­cu­ri­ty & Pri­va­cy (Oak­land), San Francisco, USA, May 23-27, 2021. [pdf]

On the Impact of Aging on Power Analysis Attacks Targeting Power-Equalized Cryptographic Circuits

2021 - Md Toufiq Hasan Anik, Bijan Fadaeinia, Amir Moradi, Naghmeh Karimi

26th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference, ASP-DAC 2021, January 18-21, 2021

SILVER - Statistical Independence and Leakage Verification

2020 - David Knichel, Pascal Sasdrich, Amir Moradi

26th Annual International Conference on the Theory and Application of Cryptology and Information Security, ASIACRYPT 2020, Daejeon, Korea, December 6-10, 2020. [pdf] [GitHub]

Clock Glitch versus SIFA

2020 - Aein Rezaei Shahmirzadi, Amir Moradi

33rd IEEE International Symposium on Defect and Fault Tolerance in VLSI and Nanotechnology Systems, DFT 2020, ESA-ESRIN, Frascati, Italy, October 19-21, 2020.

DANA - Universal Dataflow Analysis for Gate-Level Netlist Reverse Engineering

2020 - Nils Albartus, Max Hoffmann, Sebastian Temme, Leonid Azriel, Chris­tof Paar

IACR Transactions on Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems, Vol. 2018, No. 3, pp 309-336, 2020. (presentation at virtual CHES 2020) [PDF] [DOI]

Confocal Laser Scanning Holographic Microscopy of buried structures

2020 - Lena Schnitzler, Krisztian Neutsch, Falk Schellenberg, Martin R. Hofmann , Nils C. Gerhardt

Appl. Optics, accepted (2020)

Concurrent Error Detection Revisited – Hardware Protection against Fault and Side-Channel Attacks

2020 - Jan Richter-Brockmann, Pascal Sasdrich, Florian Bache, Tim Güneysu

The 15th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES 2020), August 25 - August 28, 2020, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland [pdf]

The Unpatchable Silicon: A Full Break of the Bitstream Encryption of Xilinx 7-Series FPGAs

2020 - Maik Ender, Amir Moradi, Chris­tof Paar

29th USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security 20), Boston, MA, USA, August 12-14, 2020. **Distinguished Paper Award** [pdf]

An Exploratory Study of Hardware Reverse Engineering — Technical and Cognitive Processes

2020 - Steffen Becker, Carina Wiesen, Nils Albartus, Nikol Rummel, Chris­tof Paar

Sixteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2020), Conference Paper [PDF]

Hardware Penetration Testing Knocks Your SoCs Off

2020 - Mark Fischer, Fabian Langer, Johannes Mono, Clemens Nasenberg, Nils Albartus

IEEE Design & Test [PDF] [DOI]

Impeccable Circuits II

2020 - Aein Rezaei Shahmirzadi, Shahram Rasoolzadeh, Amir Moradi

57th Annual Design Automation Conference 2020, DAC 2020, San Francisco, CA, USA, July 19-23, 2020. [pdf]

Black-Box Wallets: Fast Anonymous Two-Way Payments for Constrained Devices

2020 - Max Hoffmann, Michael Klooß, Markus Raiber, Andy Rupp

Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies, PETS 2020 [pdf]

P4TC - Provably-Secure yet Practical Privacy-Preserving Toll Collection

2020 - Valerie Fetzer, Max Hoffmann, Matthias Nagel, Andy Rupp, Rebecca Schwerdt

Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies, PETS 2020 [pdf]

Unrolled Cryptography on Silicon - A Physical Security Analysis

2020 - Thorben Moos

IACR Transactions on Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems, Vol. 2020, No. 4, pp. 416–442. [pdf] [doi]

Lightweight Ciphers on a 65 nm ASIC - A Comparative Study on Energy Consumption

2020 - Bastian Richter, Amir Moradi

IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI) 2020, Limassol, CYPRUS, July 6-8, 2020. [pdf] [doi]

Akzeptanz von Corona-Apps in Deutschland vor der Einführung der Corona-Warn-App

2020 - Steffen Becker, Martin Degeling, Markus Dürmuth, Florian Farke, Leonie Schaewitz, Theodor Schnitzler, Christine Utz

Vorabveröffentlichung (Preprint), Juni 2020 [PDF (Deutsch)]

The Risk of Outsourcing: Hidden SCA Trojans in Third-Party IP-Cores Threaten Cryptographic ICs

2020 - David Knichel, Thorben Moos, Amir Moradi

25th IEEE European Test Symposium, Tallin, Estonia, May 25-29, 2020 [pdf] [doi]

Electromagnetic Enclosure PUF for Tamper Proofing Commodity Hardware and other Applications

2020 - Johannes Tobisch, Christian Zenger, Chris­tof Paar

TRUDEVICE 2020: 9th Workshop on Trustworthy Manufacturing and Utilization of Secure Devices, Grenoble, France, March 13, 2020 [pdf]

On the Precise Phase Recovery for Physical-Layer Authentication in Dynamic Channels

2020 - Hendrik Vogt, Chu Li, Aydin Sezgin, Christian Zenger

2019 IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS), 9-12 Dec. 2019, Delft, Netherlands [pdf]

Template attacks on nano-scale CMOS devices

2020 - Bastian Richter, Amir Moradi

Journal of Cryptographic Engineering, Volume 10, pages 275–285, 2020. [DOI] [pdf]

Cryptographic Fault Diagnosis using VerFI

2020 - Victor Arribas, Felix Wegener, Amir Moradi, Svetla Nikova

IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust, HOST 2020, San Jose, USA, May 4-7, 2020. [pdf] [GitHub (ver 1)] [GitHub (ver 2 Beta)]

Side-Channel Hardware Trojan for Provably-Secure SCA-Protected Implementations

2020 - Samaneh Ghandali, Thorben Moos, Amir Moradi, Chris­tof Paar

IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, Volume 28, Issue 6, 2020. [pdf] [doi]

TI-PUF: Toward Side-Channel Resistant Physical Unclonable Functions

2020 - Anita Aghaie, Amir Moradi

IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Volume 15, Pages 3470 - 3481, 2020. [pdf] [doi]

3-Phase Adiabatic Logic and its Sound SCA Evaluation

2020 - Bijan Fadaeinia, Amir Moradi

IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing, 2020. [DOI]

Spin Me Right Round Rotational Symmetry for FPGA-Specific AES: Extended Version

2020 - Felix Wegener, Lauren De Meyer, Amir Moradi

Journal of Cryptology volume 33, pages 1114–1155, 2020. [DOI]

Remote Electrical-level Security Threats to Multi-Tenant FPGAs

2020 - Dennis R.E. Gnad, Falk Schellenberg, Jonas Krautter, Amir Moradi, Mehdi B. Tahoori

IEEE Design & Test, Volume 37, Issue 2, April 2020. [DOI]

Low-Latency Hardware Masking with Application to AES

2020 - Pascal Sasdrich, Begül Bilgin, Michael Hutter, Mark E. Marson

IACR Transactions on Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems (TCHES), Volume 2020, Issue 2 [pdf]

Graph Similarity and Its Applications to Hardware Security

2019 - Marc Fyrbiak, Sebastian Wallat, Sascha Reinhard, Nicolai Bissantz, Chris­tof Paar

IEEE Transactions on Computers [DOI] [pdf]

A Comparison of χ²-Test and Mutual Information as Distinguisher for Side-Channel Analysis

2019 - Bastian Richter, David Knichel, Amir Moradi

18th Smart Card Re­se­arch and Ad­van­ced Ap­p­li­ca­ti­on Con­fe­rence, CAR­DIS 2019, Prague, Czech Republic, No­vem­ber 11-13, 2019. [pdf]

Efficient Zero-Knowledge Arguments in the Discrete Log Setting, Revisited

2019 - Max Hoffmann, Michael Klooß, Andy Rupp

ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, CCS 2019 [pdf]

Active Fences against Voltage-based Side Channels in Multi-Tenant FPGAs

2019 - Jonas Krautter, Dennis Gnad, Falk Schellenberg, Amir Moradi, Mehdi B. Tahoori

International Conference On Computer Aided Design, ICCAD 2019, Westminster, Colorado, USA, November 4-7, 2019. [pdf]

Automated Probe Repositioning for On-Die EM Measurements

2019 - Bastian Richter, Alexander Wild, Amir Moradi

International Conference On Computer Aided Design, ICCAD 2019, Westminster, Colorado, USA, November 4-7, 2019. [pdf]

Impeccable Circuits

2019 - Anita Aghaie, Amir Moradi, Shahram Rasoolzadeh, Aein Rezaei Shahmirzadi, Falk Schellenberg, Tobias Schneider

IEEE Transactions on Computers, 2019. [DOI] [pdf] [HDL code]

Static Power Side-Channel Analysis - An Investigation of Measurement Factors

2019 - Thorben Moos, Amir Moradi, Bastian Richter

IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, 2019. [DOI] [pdf]

Efficient Microcontroller Implementation of BIKE

2019 - Mario Bischof, Tobias Oder, Tim Güneysu

Innovative Security Solutions for Information Technology and Communications - 12th International Conference, SecITC 2019, Bucharest, Romania, November 14-15, 2019, to appear. [portable code] [embedded code] [pdf]

Promoting the Acquisition of Hardware Reverse Engineering Skills

2019 - Wiesen, Carina, Steffen Becker, Nils Albartus, Chris­tof Paar, Rummel, Nikol

2019 IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference (FIE), Cincinnati, OH, USA. 2019. [PDF]

Wie arbeiten Reverse Engineers?

2019 - Steffen Becker, Wiesen, Carina, Rummel, Nikol, Chris­tof Paar

Datenschutz und Datensichicherheit (2019) 43: 686. [DOI] [PDF]

Exploring the Effect of Device Aging on Static Power Analysis Attacks

2019 - Naghmeh Karimi, Thorben Moos, Amir Moradi

IACR Transactions on Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems, Vol. 2019, No. 3, pp 233-256, 2019. (presentation at CHES 2019, Atlanta, USA, August 25–28, 2019) [pdf] [doi]

Glitch-Resistant Masking Revisited or Why Proofs in the Robust Probing Model are Needed

2019 - Thorben Moos, Amir Moradi, Tobias Schneider, François-Xavier Standaert

IACR Transactions on Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems, Vol. 2019, No. 2, pp 256-292, 2019. (presentation at CHES 2019, Atlanta, USA, August 25–28, 2019) **best paper award** [pdf] [doi]

Static Power SCA of Sub-100 nm CMOS ASICs and the Insecurity of Masking Schemes in Low-Noise Environments

2019 - Thorben Moos

IACR Transactions on Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems, Vol. 2019, No. 3, pp 202-232, 2019. (presentation at CHES 2019, Atlanta, USA, August 25–28, 2019) [pdf] [doi]

Highway to HAL

2019 - Sebastian Wallat, Nils Albartus, Steffen Becker, Max Hoffmann, Maik Ender, Marc Fyrbiak, Adrian Drees, Sebastian Maaßen, Chris­tof Paar

CF'19 Proceedings of the 16th ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers Pages 392-397 [DOI] [pdf]

Shuffle and Mix: On the Diffusion of Randomness in Threshold Implementations of Keccak

2019 - Felix Wegener, Christian Baiker, Amir Moradi

In­ter­na­tio­nal Work­shop on Con­struc­tive Si­de-Chan­nel Ana­ly­sis and Se­cu­re De­sign, COSA­DE 2019, Darmstadt, Germany, April 3-5, 2019. [pdf] [doi]

CRAFT: Lightweight Tweakable Block Cipher with Efficient Protection Against DFA Attacks

2019 - Christof Beierle, Gregor Leander, Amir Moradi, Shahram Rasoolzadeh

IACR Tran­sac­tions on Sym­me­tric Cryp­to­lo­gy, Vol. 2019, No. 1, pp 5-45, 2019. (presentation at FSE 2019, Paris, France, March 25–28, 2019) [pdf] [doi] [website]

Towards Cognitive Obfuscation - Impeding Hardware Reverse Engineering Based on Psychological Insights

2019 - Carina Wiesen, Nils Albartus, Max Hoffmann, Steffen Becker, Sebastian Wallat, Marc Fyrbiak, Nikol Rummel, Chris­tof Paar

ASPDAC '19 Proceedings of the 24th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference Pages 104-111 (presentation at ASPDAC 2019, Tokyo, Japan, January 21–24, 2019) [PDF] [DOI]

Insights into the mind of a trojan designer: the challenge to integrate a trojan into the bitstream

2019 - Maik Ender, Pawel Swierczynski, Sebastian Wallat, Matthias Wilhelm, Paul Knopp, Chris­tof Paar

In Proceedings of the 24th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASPDAC '19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 112-119. [DOI] [pdf]

Efficiently Masking Binomial Sampling at Arbitrary Orders for Lattice-Based Crypto

2019 - Tobias Schneider, Clara Paglialonga, Tobias Oder, Tim Güneysu

22nd edition of the International Conference on Practice and Theory of Public Key Cryptography, April 14-17, 2019, Beijing, China, to appear [pdf]

Towards Practical Microcontroller Implementation of the Signature Scheme Falcon

2019 - Tobias Oder, Julian Speith, Kira Höltgen, Tim Güneysu

The Tenth International Conference on Post-Quantum Cryptography, Chongqing University, Chongqing, May 8-10, 2019, to appear [pdf]

Enclosure-PUF: Tamper Proofing Commodity Hardware and other Applications

2018 - Christian Zenger, Chris­tof Paar, Lars Steinschulte, Johannes Tobisch, David Holin

35. Chaos Communication Congress (35c3), Leipzig, Germany, 2018. [Conference page] [Video]

Teaching Hardware Reverse Engineering: Educational Guidelines and Practical Insights

2018 - Carina Wiesen, Steffen Becker, Marc Fyrbiak, Nils Albartus, Malte Elson, Nikol Rummel, Chris­tof Paar

2018 IEEE International Conference on Teaching, Assessment, and Learning for Engineering (TALE), Wollongong, NSW, 2018, pp. 438-445. (presented in December 2018 in Wollongong, NSW, Australia) [PDF] [DOI]

Yet Another Size Record for AES: A First-Order SCA Secure AES S-box Based on GF(2^8) Multiplication

2018 - Felix Wegener, Amir Moradi

17th Smart Card Research and Advanced Application Conference, CARDIS 2018, Montpellier, France, November 12-14, 2018. [pdf]