SKIMS - A Cooperative Autonomous Immune System for
Mobile Devices




The research in SKIMS includes:

SKIMS is part of the German Federal IT Security Programme (en, de) with a special focus on research for Security in Insecure Environments. The project is led by the Computer Systems & Telematics group at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, and funded by the BMBF (FKZ 01BY1040).

Selected News:

CeBIT: We will present SKIMS at the CeBIT 2012, 06 to 10 March 2012 in Hannover, Germany. CeBIT is the digital industry's biggest, most international event. We are located at the BMBF booth. Please, visit us at exhibition hall 26, booth E50.

Survey: Please, participate in our survey to analyse sociological and technical trust (details).

Mobile Honeypot: Matthias Wählisch presented first measurement results of our mobile/smartphone honeypot at the BMBF status meeting in October 2011

Presentation at ACM CCS/SPSM: Sebastian Trapp will present our paper "Can Your Phone Trust Your Friend Selection?" at the ACM CCS Workshop on Security and Privacy in Smartphones and Mobile Devices

First Showcase: We present the first SKIMS showcase at the Long Night of Science 2011.

Benjamin Jochheim wins student competition: At this year's TERENA Networking Conference Benjamin Jochheim has won the prize for best student poster, awarded by Cisco, the sponsor of student participation this year. His poster is at:

Presentations at I2CS: We will present two papers at the 11th International Conference on Innovative Internet Community Systems (I2CS): "Code Attestation with Compressed Instruction Code" by Benjamin Vetter and Dirk Westhoff; "An MTM based Watchdog for Malware Famishment in Smartphones" by Osman Ugus and Dirk Westhoff

Posters accepted for ACM WiSec 2011: We will present two posters at the ACM WiSec 2011.

First SKIMS paper:"Data obfuscation with network coding" by A. Hessler, T. Kakumarua, H. Perreyb, and D. Westhoff will be published in Elsevier Computer Communications [pdf, html].

Project start: Press release published by FU Berlin (short, long) and HAW Hamburg (both in German).