Secure Software Systems Group


    Bachelor Thesis / Master Thesis / Master Practicum

    Software Security

    (Practicum) Dataset collection for the project on automated annotation of security-sensitive code parts


    Security of Systems and Protocols

    (Master Thesis) Denial of Service attack detection in The Onion Routing (TOR)

    (Bachelor Thesis) Diversity Analysis of Smart Contract Libraries

    (Practicum) Collecting WiFi Traces for the project on context fingerprinting of IoT devices


    Application of Machine Learning for Improving Security

    (Master Thesis) Detection of Hardware Vulnerabilities using ML

    (Bachelor Thesis / Practicum) Congestion in LEO Satellites - ML-based Detection of DDoS Attacks on Intersatellite Links


    Improving the Security of Machine Learning

    (Bachelor Thesis / Practicum) Backdoor Detection in Federated Learning on the Basis of Siamese Networks

    (Bachelor Thesis / Practicum) Proof of Work by Cloud Provider during MLaaS

    (Practicum) Untargeted poisoning attacks through direct model weight manipulation

    (Master Thesis / Bachelor Thesis) Targeted Backdoor attack on FL training SNNs

    (Practicum) Analysis of FL Backdoor Defenses Against Dynamic Triggers

    (Practicum) Dataset-Dependent Invisible Trigger Generation for Backdoor Training via Auto-Encoder

    (Master Thesis / Bachelor Thesis) Defense against Targeted Data Poisoning Attacks against SNN

    (Bachelor Thesis / Practicum) Clean-Label Backdoor Attacks on SNN

    (Master Thesis / Bachelor Thesis) Adaption of a DNN inference and/or reconstruction attack to SNNs

    (Master Thesis / Bachelor Thesis / Practicum) Targeted poisoning on SNN outside the image classification domain




    If you are interested in the topics above, please contact us

    Please note that some topics advertised as a master thesis may also be suitable for a bachelor thesis with some modifications. You may also propose topics of your own choosing.

    Past Theses written by our Students

    2021[ to top ]
    • Security and Privacy Aspects of Digital Contact Tracing Roos, Filipp; Thesis; University of Würzburg. (2021, October).
    • Security Analysis of UniNow App Zimmermann, Keven; Thesis; University of Würzburg. (2021, June).
    • Intrusion Detection Using Machine Learning in Databases Schindler, Sebastian; Thesis; University of Würzburg. (2021, April).
    • Remote Attestation for IoT with Smart Verifier Petzi, Lukas; Thesis; University of Würzburg. (2021, January).
    2020[ to top ]
    • Understanding UI attacks on Android Jasper, Stang; (2020, December).
    • Aggregatable Remote Attestation for IoT Alistarov, Vasil; Thesis; University of Würzburg. (2020, December).
    • Testbed for Security Testing of Smart Contracts Denk, Lukas; Thesis; University of Würzburg. (2020, November).
    • Detection of Software Vulnerabilities in Smart Contracts using Deep Learning Lutz, Oliver; Thesis; University of Würzburg. (2020, October).
    • Evaluating the Privacy of Contact Discovery Sendner, Christoph; Thesis; University of Würzburg. (2020, July).
    • Strategies for the Security Assessment of IoT Devices by Certification Authorities Finke, Moritz Anton; Thesis; University of Würzburg; University of Würzburg. (2020, May).
    2019[ to top ]
    • Implementation and Evaluation of a Group Encryption Scheme Ten, Peter; Thesis; University of Würzburg. (2019, December).
    2018[ to top ]
    • Hardening Bitcoin Against Off-Topic Data Inclusion Attacks Seeg, Andreas; Thesis; University of Würzburg. (2018, August).
    • Design of a Shared Parking System with Special Attention to Security Aspects Englert, Simon; Thesis; University of Würzburg. (2018, August).
    • DIMAQS - Dynamic Identification of Malicious Query Sequences Jobst, Michael; Thesis; University of Würzburg. (2018, June).