Oliver Gasser, M.Sc.

Research Associate
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Postal address

  • Institut für Informatik der
  • Technischen Universität München
  • Lehrstuhl I8
  • Boltzmannstr. 3
  • 85748 Garching bei München - Germany

Contact

  • Tel: +49 89 289 - 18005
  • Fax: +49 89 289 - 18033
  • e-Mail: gasserAtnet.in.tum.de
    (GPG: 79A3 FB45 1F03 930C 9B5F 2192 2967 A665 11A8 FADB)
  • Building/Room: MI Building, 03.05.059

Consultation hours

By arrangement

Research

  • Internet-wide scanning of hosts and networks
  • Analysis and measurements in the Internet
  • Security of network protocols and their deployment
  • Analysis of network flow data
  • DNS deployment

Invited Talks

  • BACnet - Wie Gebäudeautomatisierung das Internet bedroht, Oct. 30, 2017 at CAST Workshop "Sicherheit von Smart Buildings" (Darmstadt, Germany). [Slides] [Website]
  • Evaluating Network Security using Internet Measurements, May 23, 2017 at International Computer Science Institute (Berkeley, CA, USA). [Slides] [Website[

Reviewing Activity

projects

  • AutoMon: Automatisiertes Performance-Monitoring (2016 – 2019)
  • X-Check: Detection of Security Incidents at IXPs (2016 – 2019)
  • Peeroskop: Peering Monitor and Microscopic Analysis of the Internet (2012 – 2015)

Teaching

Supervised Theses

In progress

Student Title Type Advisors Year Links
Hamza Zafar Amplification Attack Detection using Active Measurements MA Simon Bauer, Oliver Gasser, Stefan Metzger 2018 Pdf
Fabian Raab Influence of BGP Community Attributes on Routing and Internet Traffic IDP Oliver Gasser, Quirin Scheitle, Christoph Dietzel 2017 Pdf

Finished

Author Title Type Advisors Year Links
Felix Beil Long Term Analysis of HTTP Strict Transport Security BA Quirin Scheitle, Oliver Gasser 2018
Max Helm Evaluating TLS Certificate Transparency Logs using Active Scans IDP Oliver Gasser, Benjamin Hof 2017 Pdf
Alexander Schulz Identification of IPv6-IPv4 Sibling Pairs from Passive Observations BA Quirin Scheitle, Oliver Gasser, Minoo Rouhi 2017 Pdf
Samy el Deib Detecting IPv6-IPv4 Sibling Pairs Based on few Data Points BA Quirin Scheitle, Oliver Gasser, Minoo Rouhi 2017 Pdf
Florens Werner Finding Active IPv6 Addresses BA Quirin Scheitle, Oliver Gasser, Johannes Naab 2017 Pdf
Markus Sosnowski Internet-Wide Assessment of TCP Options BA Quirin Scheitle, Oliver Gasser, Minoo Rouhi, Paul Emmerich, Dominik Scholz 2017 Pdf
Hendrik Eichner Revisiting SSH Security in the Internet BA Oliver Gasser, Minoo Rouhi 2017 Pdf
Jan-Philipp Lauinger Evaluating Client Discrimination in Anonymization Networks Using Active Network Scans Forschungspraxis Oliver Gasser, Sree Harsha Totakura 2017 Pdf
Emanuel Vintila Continuous Development of Open Source C++ Flow Toolkit HiWi Oliver Gasser, Johannes Naab 2017 Pdf
Max Helm Traceable Measurement Result Publication in Append-only Ledgers MA Oliver Gasser, Benjamin Hof, Quirin Scheitle 2017 Pdf
Michael Brunner Multi-protocol Path Topology Evaluation BA Minoo Rouhi, Dominik Scholz, Oliver Gasser 2017 Pdf
Tobias Brunnwieser A Framework for Detection and Analysis of HTTPS Interception MA Oliver Gasser, Sree Harsha Totakura, Florian Wohlfart 2017
Johannes Fischer Browser-based Internet connection testing MA Florian Wohlfart, Oliver Gasser 2016 Pdf
Paulin Tchonin TTL Analysis for DDoS Defense MA Quirin Scheitle, Oliver Gasser, Paul Emmerich 2016
Jonas Heintzenberg Browser-based Internet connection testing BA Florian Wohlfart, Oliver Gasser 2016 Pdf
Michael Köpferl Evaluation of amplification attacks in large-scale networks to improve detection performance IDP Oliver Gasser, Stefan Metzger 2016
Nadja Schricker Active Security Evaluation with Network Scans BA Oliver Gasser, Quirin Scheitle 2016
Frank Schmidt Large Scale DNS Scanner in Go MA Johannes Naab, Oliver Gasser 2016
Pirmin Blanz IPv6 TLS Security Scanning MA Oliver Gasser, Quirin Scheitle 2016
Patrick Sattler Parsing geographical locations from DNS names IDP Quirin Scheitle, Oliver Gasser 2016
Patrick Sattler Parsing geographical locations from DNS names GR Quirin Scheitle, Oliver Gasser 2016
Patrick Sattler Parsing geographical locations from DNS names BA Quirin Scheitle, Oliver Gasser, Johannes Naab 2015 Pdf
Dmitry Chokovski Comparing IPv4 and IPv6 Latency on the Internet BA Paul Emmerich, Quirin Scheitle, Oliver Gasser 2015 Pdf
Christian Sturm Detection of malicious packets through inbound Time to Live headers BA Quirin Scheitle, Oliver Gasser, Felix von Eye 2015 Pdf
Arno Hilke Advancing malicious packet detection through inbound Time to Live headers BA Quirin Scheitle, Oliver Gasser, Paul Emmerich, Felix von Eye 2015 Pdf
Till Wickenheiser Correlating inbound Time to Live header data to network characteristics BA Quirin Scheitle, Oliver Gasser, Paul Emmerich, Felix von Eye 2015 Pdf
Michael Domke DNS in a Box – Testing for Reproducible Network Scans BA Johannes Naab, Oliver Gasser 2015
Victor Sosa Large-scale Flow Collection IDP Oliver Gasser 2015 Pdf
Minoo Rouhi Vejdani Comparing IPv4 and IPv6 hosts and paths in the Internet MA Quirin Scheitle, Oliver Gasser, Paul Emmerich 2015 Pdf
Andreas Loibl Measurement Proxy for distributed Network Measurements BA Johannes Naab, Oliver Gasser 2015
Katharina Rudert Botnet Detection using Machine Learning on Flow Data MA Johannes Naab, Oliver Gasser 2015 Pdf
Albert Khakimullin Real-time Amplification Attack Detection IDP Oliver Gasser, Felix von Eye 2015 Pdf
Sebastian Gebhard IPv6 Scanning - Smart Address Selection and Comparison to Legacy IP MA Oliver Gasser, Quirin Scheitle 2015 Pdf
Felix Emmert Messung und Evalution der Verbreitung von IPMI-Geräten mit aktiven Scans BA Oliver Gasser 2015
Michael Köpferl Effective Visualization of Amplification Attacks in Amplifier Networks BA Oliver Gasser, Felix von Eye 2015
Fabian Raab Modeling and Analysis of BGP Community Attributes BA Oliver Gasser, Johann Schlamp 2015
Zhechko Zhechev Asymmetric Route Detection using Return TTLs BA Oliver Gasser, Quirin Scheitle 2015 Pdf
Timm Böttger Amplification Attack Detection MA Oliver Gasser, Lothar Braun, Felix von Eye 2014 Pdf
Nils Mäurer Efficient scans of large research networks BA Ralph Holz, Oliver Gasser 2014
Matthias Jaros Deployment and orchestration of network measurements using the PlanetLab testbed BA Ralph Holz, Oliver Gasser 2014
Johannes Naab Scannning and Evaluating DNS Deployments in the Internet MA Oliver Gasser, Ralph Holz, Johann Schlamp 2013

Publications

2018-11-01 Quirin Scheitle, Oliver Gasser, Theodor Nolte, Johanna Amann, Lexi Brent, Georg Carle, Ralph Holz, Thomas C. Schmidt, Matthias Wählisch, “The Rise of Certificate Transparency and Its Implications on the Internet Ecosystem,” in Internet Measurement Conference (2018), Boston, USA, Nov. 2018, pp. 343–349. [Rawdata] [Arxiv] [DOI] [Bib]
2018-11-01 Oliver Gasser, Quirin Scheitle, Pawel Foremski, Qasim Lone, Maciej Korczynski, Stephen D. Strowes, Luuk Hendriks, Georg Carle, “Clusters in the Expanse: Understanding and Unbiasing IPv6 Hitlists,” in Proceedings of the 2018 Internet Measurement Conference, New York, NY, USA, Nov. 2018. [Pdf] [Slides] [Homepage] [Rawdata] [Arxiv] [Blog] [DOI] [Bib]
2018-04-01 Quirin Scheitle, Taejoong Chung, Jens Hiller, Oliver Gasser, Johannes Naab, Roland van Rijswijk-Deij, Oliver Hohlfeld, Ralph Holz, Dave Choffnes, Alan Mislove, Georg Carle, “A First Look at Certification Authority Authorization (CAA),” ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communications Review (CCR), Apr. 2018. [Url] [Pdf] [Preprint] [Homepage] [Rawdata] [Bib]
2018-03-01 Tobias Brunnwieser, Oliver Gasser, Sree Harsha Totakura, Georg Carle, “Live Detection and Analysis of HTTPS Interceptions,” in Passive and Active Measurement Conference (PAM), Poster, Berlin, Germany, Mar. 2018. [Pdf] [Bib]
2018-03-01 Oliver Gasser, Benjamin Hof, Max Helm, Maciej Korczynski, Ralph Holz, Georg Carle, “In Log We Trust: Revealing Poor Security Practices with Certificate Transparency Logs and Internet Measurements,” in Proceedings of the Passive and Active Measurement Conference (PAM 2018), Best Paper Award, Berlin, Germany, Mar. 2018. [Url] [Pdf] [Slides] [Sourcecode] [Rawdata] [Blog] [Bib]
2017-11-01 Johanna Amann*, Oliver Gasser*, Quirin Scheitle*, Lexi Brent, Georg Carle, Ralph Holz, “Mission Accomplished? HTTPS Security after DigiNotar,” in Proceedings of the Internet Measurement Conference (IMC 2017), IMC’17 Community Contribution Award, IRTF Applied Networking Research Prize (ANRP) 2018, London, UK, Nov. 2017. [Url] [Pdf] [Slides] [Sourcecode] [Rawdata] [Bib]
2017-11-01 Patricia Callejo, Connor Kelton, Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez, Rubén Cuevas, Oliver Gasser, Christian Kreibich, Florian Wohlfart, Ángel Cuevas, “Opportunities and Challenges of Ad-based Measurements from the Edge of the Network,” in Proc. of the 16th ACM Workshop on Hot Topics in Networks, Nov. 2017. [Pdf] [Bib]
2017-10-01 Oliver Gasser, Quirin Scheitle, Benedikt Rudolph, Carl Denis, Nadja Schricker, Georg Carle, “The Amplification Threat Posed by Publicly Reachable BACnet Devices,” Journal of Cyber Security and Mobility, Oct. 2017. [Url] [Pdf] [Bib]
2017-08-01 Quirin Scheitle, Matthias Wählisch, Oliver Gasser, Thomas C. Schmidt, Georg Carle, “Towards an Ecosystem for Reproducible Research in Computer Networking,” in ACM SIGCOMM Reproducibility Workshop, Los Angeles, USA, Aug. 2017. [Pdf] [Slides] [Bib]
2017-06-01 Quirin Scheitle, Oliver Gasser, Minoo Rouhi, Georg Carle, “Large-Scale Classification of IPv6-IPv4 Siblings with Variable Clock Skew,” in Network Traffic Measurement and Analysis Conference (TMA), Jun. 2017. [Pdf] [Slides] [Rawdata] [Recording] [Arxiv] [Bib]
2017-06-01 Quirin Scheitle, Oliver Gasser, Patrick Sattler, Georg Carle, “HLOC: Hints-Based Geolocation Leveraging Multiple Measurement Frameworks,” in Network Traffic Measurement and Analysis Conference (TMA), Best Dataset Award, Dublin, Ireland, Jun. 2017. [Pdf] [Slides] [Rawdata] [Arxiv] [Bib]
2017-05-01 Oliver Gasser, Quirin Scheitle, Carl Denis, Nadja Schricker, Georg Carle, “Security Implications of Publicly Reachable Building Automation Systems,” in Proc. 2nd Int. Workshop on Traffic Measurements for Cybersecurity, San Jose, CA, USA, May 2017. [Pdf] [Bib]
2017-02-01 Oliver Gasser, Quirin Scheitle, Carl Denis, Nadja Schricker, Georg Carle, “Öffentlich erreichbare Gebäudeautomatisierung: Amplification-Anfälligkeit von BACnet und Deployment-Analyse im Internet und DFN,” in 24. DFN-Konferenz Sicherheit in vernetzten Systemen, Hamburg, Germany, Feb. 2017. [Pdf] [Bib]
2016-04-01 Oliver Gasser, Felix Emmert, Georg Carle, “Digging for Dark IPMI Devices: Advancing BMC Detection and Evaluating Operational Security,” in Proc. 8th Int. Workshop on Traffic Monitoring and Analysis, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, Apr. 2016. [Pdf] [Bib]
2016-04-01 Oliver Gasser, Quirin Scheitle, Sebastian Gebhard, Georg Carle, “Scanning the IPv6 Internet: Towards a Comprehensive Hitlist,” in Proc. 8th Int. Workshop on Traffic Monitoring and Analysis, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, Apr. 2016. [Url] [Pdf] [Slides] [Bib]
2015-04-01 Timm Böttger, Lothar Braun, Oliver Gasser, Felix von Eye, Helmut Reiser, Georg Carle, “DoS Amplification Attacks – Protocol-Agnostic Detection of Service Abuse in Amplifier Networks,” in Proc. 7th Int. Workshop on Traffic Monitoring and Analysis, Barcelona, Spain, Apr. 2015. [Pdf] [Bib]
2015-04-01 Johann Schlamp, Ralph Holz, Oliver Gasser, Andreas Korsten, Quentin Jacquemart, Georg Carle, Ernst W. Biersack, “Investigating the Nature of Routing Anomalies: Closing in on Subprefix Hijacking Attacks,” in Proc. 7th Int. Workshop on Traffic Monitoring and Analysis, Barcelona, Spain, Apr. 2015. [Pdf] [Bib]
2015-02-01 Felix von Eye, Timm Böttger, Helmut Reiser, Lothar Braun, Oliver Gasser, Georg Carle, “Detektion und Prävention von Denial-of-Service Amplification Attacken – Schutz des Netzes aus Sicht eines Amplifiers,” in Sicherheit in vernetzten Systemen: 22. DFN-Konferenz, Norderstedt, Deutschland, Feb. 2015, 1. Aufl., pp. H-1–H-13. [Bib]
2014-05-01 Oliver Gasser, Ralph Holz, Georg Carle, “A deeper understanding of SSH: results from Internet-wide scans,” in Proc. 14th Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS), Krakow, Poland, May 2014. [Pdf] [Bib]