Private and Anonymous Communication
The focus of this course are privacy-enhancing technologies and anonymity techniques. Central elements are privacy metrics and techniques, vulnerabilities and attack mechanisms as well as detection, protection, and prevention techniques. The course will cover techniques for anonymous communication and browsing (e.g., TOR and Dissent), anonymity in electronic payment systems (e.g., E-Cash, Bitcoin), steganographic and censorship circumvention techniques, communication hiding, and location privacy. The course may also cover special topics such as electronic voting or privacy in social networks.
The lecture will start on Oct. 7th, 2014, at 10:15 in ID 04/445. The exercises sessions will start one week later.
The slides of the lecture and the material for the exercises will be provided on Moodle.