Daydream View
Daydream View

For merely EUR 69,- the Google Daydream View is the optimal replacement for my old Google Cardboard. Combined with Google Pixel XL the VR experience can easily be compared to the HTC VIVE – minus the controllers. The Bluetooth remote control comes with the package and works well within the Daydream App. Unfortunately there is currently no VR […]

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OpenPCD
OpenPCD console

The OpenPCD console is a quick-and-dirty VC++ project for the OpenPCD reader, allowing me to send individual commands (hex code) to an ISO 14443 (RFID) card – in my case a DESFire EV1 from NXP. Using the MinGW (GCC) Compiler Suite the librfid-tool library (part of librfid) was modified so the console was able to initialize the OpenPCD reader […]

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Security Management System for Virtual Organizations

This master thesis in cooperation with Microsoft EMIC explains how to securely manage virtual organizations across domain boundaries using state-of-the-art federation technologies. Abstract: Virtual organizations are virtual teams spanning organizational boundaries, where people from different organizations (e.g. companies) collaborate on a particular purpose. The combination of existing products, standards and technologies allows forming a framework that […]

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Security Analysis of Web 2.0

This study in cooperation with the Federal Office for Information Security in Germany (Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik, BSI Deutschland) covers the threats and risks as well as possible security methods and techniques, used within Web 2.0. The study focuses mainly on JavaScript (Ajax) and provides a detailed description on how the trust relationship can be […]

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Load Balancing of Virtual Machines

A framework based on the Red Hat Cluster Suite that enables virtualization technologies to load balance virtual machines with zero-downtime (live migration) among physical servers. The LBVM consists of several scripts that allow to load balance virtual machines (currently preconfigured: Xen and OpenVZ) among physical servers – the algorithm is fully configurable. LBVM uses the Red Hat […]

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DRBDv8 Regression TestSuite

The “DRBDv8 Regression Testsuite” was designed to enforce rare, but fatal situations in the DRBDv8 pre-release. The testsuite executes and verifies predefined (but fully configurable) testcases by issueing the given commands on two or more nodes of a DRBD cluster. Before each testcase the so-called agents, who process the commands on local nodes, synchronize themselves […]

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ePassport
Security methods of the ePassport

This bachelor thesis in cooperation with NXP, analyzes the Austrian ePassport (MRTD with RFID chip) and outlines security and privacy issues, with corresponding emphasis on the implemented protocol (BAC, EAC). Abstract: The new ePassport, which contains a contact less smart card controller with the personal data of the passport holder, has already been issued in the middle […]

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