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Department of Information and Communication Systems Engineering
Info Sec Lab
Laboratory of Information & Communication Systems Security

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Welcome to the home page of the "Info-Sec-Lab" Laboratory of Information & Communication Systems Security, Dept. of Information and Communication Systems Engineering, School of Engineering, University of the Aegean, Greece.




I & CT Security Conferences
CSS 2019
Submission Deadline: Jun 1, 2019
11th International Symposium on Cyberspace Safety and Security
Dec 1, 2019 - Dec 3, 2019
Guangzhou, China
 
PROOFS 2019
Submission Deadline: Jun 7, 2019
8th International Workshop on Security Proofs for Embedded Systems
Aug 24, 2019 - Aug 24, 2019
Atlanta GA, USA
 
ISPEC 2019
Submission Deadline: Jun 8, 2019
The 15th International Conference on Information Security Practice and Experience
Nov 26, 2019 - Nov 28, 2019
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
CSNet 2019
Submission Deadline: Jun 14, 2019
3rd Cyber Security in Networking Conference
Oct 23, 2019 - Oct 25, 2019
Quito, Ecuador
 
CSS 2019
Submission Deadline: Jun 1, 2019
11th International Symposium on Cyberspace Safety and Security
Dec 1, 2019 - Dec 3, 2019
Guangzhou, China
 
PROOFS 2019
Submission Deadline: Jun 7, 2019
8th International Workshop on Security Proofs for Embedded Systems
Aug 24, 2019 - Aug 24, 2019
Atlanta GA, USA
 
ISPEC 2019
Submission Deadline: Jun 8, 2019
The 15th International Conference on Information Security Practice and Experience
Nov 26, 2019 - Nov 28, 2019
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 
CSNet 2019
Submission Deadline: Jun 14, 2019
3rd Cyber Security in Networking Conference
Oct 23, 2019 - Oct 25, 2019
Quito, Ecuador
 
SPOSE 2019
Submission Deadline: Jun 14, 2019
1st Workshop on Security, Privacy, Organizations, and Systems Engineering
Sep 26, 2019 - Sep 27, 2019
Luxembourg
 
VizSec 2019
Submission Deadline: Jun 15, 2019
16th IEEE Symposium on Visualization for Cyber Security
Oct 23, 2019 - Oct 23, 2019
Vancouver, Canada
 
CECC 2019
Submission Deadline: Jun 17, 2019
Central European Cybersecurity Conference
Nov 15, 2019 - Nov 16, 2019
Munich, Germany
 
SECURWARE 2019
Submission Deadline: Jun 18, 2019
The Thirteenth International Conference on Emerging Security Information, Systems and Technologies
Oct 27, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019
Nice, France
 
WIFS 2019
Submission Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS)
Dec 9, 2019 - Dec 12, 2019
Delft, The Netherlands
 
TCPS-SPCCPS 2019
Submission Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems (TCPS), Special Issue on Security and Privacy for Connected Cyber-Physical Systems
N/A
N/A
 
IEEE TII 2019
Submission Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics Special Section on Security and Privacy in Industry 4.0
N/A
N/A
 
B-Sides MSP 2019
Submission Deadline: Jul 1, 2019
Security B-Sides MSP 2019
Sep 26, 2019 - Sep 28, 2019
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
FOSAD 2019
Submission Deadline: Jul 5, 2019
19th FOSAD Summerschool on Foundations of Security Analysis and Design
Aug 26, 2019 - Aug 30, 2019
Bertinoro, Italy
 
RASPSS 2019
Submission Deadline: Jul 31, 2019
CCPE Special Issue on Recent Advance in Security and Privacy for Smart Society (RASPSS19)
Jan 1, 2019 - Jul 31, 2019
N/A
 
SPT-SN-IoT 2019
Submission Deadline: Aug 15, 2019
Special Issue Security, Privacy, and Trustworthiness of Sensor Networks and Internet of Things
N/A
N/A
 
SPOSE 2019
Submission Deadline: Jun 14, 2019
1st Workshop on Security, Privacy, Organizations, and Systems Engineering
Sep 26, 2019 - Sep 27, 2019
Luxembourg
 
VizSec 2019
Submission Deadline: Jun 15, 2019
16th IEEE Symposium on Visualization for Cyber Security
Oct 23, 2019 - Oct 23, 2019
Vancouver, Canada
 
CECC 2019
Submission Deadline: Jun 17, 2019
Central European Cybersecurity Conference
Nov 15, 2019 - Nov 16, 2019
Munich, Germany
 
SECURWARE 2019
Submission Deadline: Jun 18, 2019
The Thirteenth International Conference on Emerging Security Information, Systems and Technologies
Oct 27, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019
Nice, France
 
WIFS 2019
Submission Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
IEEE International Workshop on Information Forensics and Security (WIFS)
Dec 9, 2019 - Dec 12, 2019
Delft, The Netherlands
 
TCPS-SPCCPS 2019
Submission Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems (TCPS), Special Issue on Security and Privacy for Connected Cyber-Physical Systems
N/A
N/A
 
IEEE TII 2019
Submission Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics Special Section on Security and Privacy in Industry 4.0
N/A
N/A
 
B-Sides MSP 2019
Submission Deadline: Jul 1, 2019
Security B-Sides MSP 2019
Sep 26, 2019 - Sep 28, 2019
Minneapolis, Minnesota
 
FOSAD 2019
Submission Deadline: Jul 5, 2019
19th FOSAD Summerschool on Foundations of Security Analysis and Design
Aug 26, 2019 - Aug 30, 2019
Bertinoro, Italy
 
RASPSS 2019
Submission Deadline: Jul 31, 2019
CCPE Special Issue on Recent Advance in Security and Privacy for Smart Society (RASPSS19)
Jan 1, 2019 - Jul 31, 2019
N/A
 
SPT-SN-IoT 2019
Submission Deadline: Aug 15, 2019
Special Issue Security, Privacy, and Trustworthiness of Sensor Networks and Internet of Things
N/A
N/A
 
BSidesTLH 2020
Submission Deadline: Oct 31, 2019
BSides Tallahassee 2020 Security Conference
Jan 11, 2020 - Jan 11, 2020
Tallahassee, FL
 

Members
Faculty Members
Postdoctoral Research Fellows
Postgraduate Research Fellows

Publications
Journals
Conferences
Books
Book Chapters
Conference Proceedings Editing

Research Areas

Our main research interests lie in the areas of:

  • Security and Privacy Economics
  • Secure eCommerce, eBusiness, eGovernment, eHealth
  • Privacy Technologies
  • Development of Secure Information Systems
  • Smart Cards Technologies
  • Security and Privacy Legal and Regulatory issues
  • Forensics Investigation; Internet Telephony Security
  • Wireless and Mobile Communications Security
  • Privacy and Trust in Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Security and Privacy in m-health environments
  • Formal Methods for the Analysis and Design of Cryptographic Protocols

Books (in English)
Digital Privacy: Theory, Technologies, and Practices
Alessandro Acquisti, Stefanos Gritzalis, Costas Lambrinoudakis, Sabrina De Capitani di Vimercati (Eds.) Auerbach Publications, Taylor and Francis Group, January 2008

Security and Privacy in Mobile and Wireless Networking
Stefanos Gritzalis, Tom Karygiannis, Charalabos Skianis (Eds.) Troubador Publishing Ltd, February 2009

Intrusion Detection and Prevention for Mobile Ecosystems
Georgios Kambourakis, Asaf Shabtai, Constantinos Kolias, Dimitrios Damopoulos (Eds.), CRC Press, September 2017.


Books (in Greek)
Συγχρονη Κρυπτογραφία - Θεωρία και Εφαρμογές
Mike Burmester - Stefanos Gritzalis - Sokratis Katsikas - Vasileios Chrisikopoulos

Προστασία της Ιδιώτικότητας & Τεχνολογίες Πληροφορικής και Επικοινωνιών
Costas Lambrinoudakis - Lilian Mitrou - Stefanos Gritzalis - Sokratis Katsikas

Ασφάλεια Ασυρμάτων και Κινητών Δικτύων Επικοινωνιών
Georgios Kambourakis - Stefanos Gritzalis - Sokratis Katsikas

Ασφάλεια Δικτύων Υπολογιστών
Stefanos Gritzalis - Sokratis Katsikas - Dimitris Gritzalis

Ασφάλεια Πληροφοριακών Συστημάτων
Sokratis Katsikas - Dimitrios Gritzalis - Stefanos Gritzalis

Projects



News
Addiction Center Patients Exposed in Privacy Snafu
Posted on Apr 23, 2019

Another unsecured Elasticsearch database spills PII

Cyber Readiness Worsens as Attacks Soar
Posted on Apr 23, 2019

Hiscox report finds 61% of firms have been hit

European Parliament Approves Mass ID Database Plans
Posted on Apr 23, 2019

Privacy fears of Big Brother state swirl around Brussels

Vietnam-Linked Hackers Use Atypical Executables to Avoid Detection
Posted on Apr 23, 2019

OceanLotus, a Vietnam-linked cyber-espionage group, has been using atypical executable formats in an attempt to avoid detection and hinder analysis, according security firm Malwarebytes.&;

Carbanak Source Code Discovered on VirusTotal
Posted on Apr 23, 2019

The source code of a backdoor associated with the prolific FIN7 threat actor has emerged on VirusTotal alongside builders and other tools from the group, FireEye security researchers reveal.&;

Password "123456" Used by 23.2 Million Users Worldwide
Posted on Apr 22, 2019

NCSC releases data showing that users are still relying on weak passwords.

WannaCry 'Hero' Pleads Guilty to Writing Malware in US Court
Posted on Apr 22, 2019

The man who reverse-engineered WannaCry has pleaded guilty in a US court to two counts of creating and spreading malware

Source Code of Iran-Linked Hacking Tools Posted Online
Posted on Apr 22, 2019

Recently, the infamous Triton (also known as&;Trisis) malware framework

Examining Triton Attack Framework: Lessons Learned in Protecting Industrial Systems
Posted on Apr 22, 2019

British cybersecurity researcher Marcus Hutchins, known for his actions that helped stop the WannaCry ransomware attack, admitted in a U.S. court to aiding in the development and distribution of a banking Trojan.

WannaCry 'Hero' Marcus Hutchins Pleads Guilty to Creating Malware
Posted on Apr 22, 2019

Google on Thursday announced that it will soon block login attempts from embedded browser frameworks in an effort to prevent man-in-the-middle (MitM) phishing attacks.

Singapore Responds to Recent Cybersecurity Attacks
Posted on Apr 22, 2019

Singapore comes back strong after recent data breaches.

Mueller Report: Individuals Deleted Data During Investigation
Posted on Apr 19, 2019

Mueller's report states that data was deleted relating to the investigation.

Facebook Collected Email Contacts of 1.5 Million Users Without Consent
Posted on Apr 19, 2019

Macedonian national Djevair Ametovski was sentenced this week to 90 months in prison by United States authorities for operating an international cybercrime marketplace named Codeshop.

Cyber-Attack Knocks the Weather Channel Off the Air
Posted on Apr 19, 2019

The US channel was knocked off the air for 90 minutes due to a "malicious software attack."

Google to Block Logins From Embedded Browsers to Prevent Phishing
Posted on Apr 19, 2019

Facebook has admitted to uploading the email contacts of up to 1.5 million users over a period of three years without gaining either the user or the contacts' prior consent.

Operator of Codeshop Cybercrime Marketplace Sentenced to Prison
Posted on Apr 19, 2019

With growing concern over DNS manipulation attacks, details on a new elite state-sponsored DNS hijacking campaign have been released. Called operation Sea Turtle, researchers believe that at least 40 different organizations across 13 countries have been compromised.

Facebook Uploaded 1.5 Million Email Contacts Without Consent
Posted on Apr 19, 2019

Facebook tells all to Business Insider, confirming that the upload was unintentional.

Mysterious Operative Haunted Kaspersky Critics
Posted on Apr 18, 2019

Bad bots are a continuing problem. Good bots, those that perform welcome and benign activities -- such as search engine crawlers like Googlebot and Bingbot -- are welcome. Bad bots, those that scrape and steal content, mine for competitive data, undertake credential stuffing, ad fraud, transaction fraud and more, are not.

Cisco Patches Critical Flaw in ASR 9000 Routers
Posted on Apr 18, 2019

Keir Giles’ first thought was that the man’s cheap-looking suit didn’t seem right for a private equity executive. The man seated in front of him at the London hotel claimed to live in Hong Kong, but didn’t seem overly familiar with the city. Then there was the awkward conversation, which kept returning to one topic in particular: the Russian antivirus firm Kaspersky Lab.

State-Sponsored Hackers Use Sophisticated DNS Hijacking in Ongoing Attacks
Posted on Apr 18, 2019

In the words of the famous song “Respect”, written by Otis Redding and popularized by Aretha Franklin:


University of the Aegean | Greece

School of Engineering | Information and Communication Systems Engineering

Karlovassi, Samos, 83200, Greece

Email : info-sec-lab@aegean.gr | Fax : +30-22730-82009

ICSD 2008-2019