Philipp von Styp-Rekowsky
M.Sc. | Researcher

  • Information Security and Cryptography
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Curriculum Vitae

Since 2011 Research Assistant and Ph.D. Student
2011 M.Sc. in computer science, Saarland University
2008 B.Sc. in computer science, Saarland University


Android Access Control

Enabling generic, multi-layered, and extensible access control on Android.

Android Security

Android has become the most popular operating system for mobile devices, which makes it a prominent target for malicious software. Its security concept based on app isolation and access control however is unsatisfactory. This projects researches program analyses that ameliorate this situation. For example our system AppGuard enforces security policies at runtime without requiring root permissions.



ARTist: The Android Runtime Instrumentation and Security Toolkit


Boxify: Bringing Full-Fledged App Sandboxing to Stock Android


Boxify: Full-fledged App Sandboxing for Stock Android


Android Security Framework: Extensible Multi-Layered Access Control on Android


AppGuard – Fine-grained Policy Enforcement for Untrusted Android Applications

AppGuard - Enforcing User Requirements on Android Apps

Callee-site Rewriting of Sealed System Libraries

Idea: Callee-Site Rewriting of Sealed System Libraries