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Rethinking SSL development in an appified world

Sascha Fahl, Marian Harbach, Henning Perl, Markus Koetter, Matthew Smith
2013 Proceedings of the 2013 ACM SIGSAC conference on Computer & communications security - CCS '13  
Based on our findings, we derive a proposal to rethink the handling of SSL in the appified world and present a set of countermeasures to improve the handling of SSL using Android as a blueprint for other  ...  To determine possible causes of SSL problems on all major appified platforms, we extended the analysis to the walled-garden ecosystem of iOS, analyzed software developer forums and conducted interviews  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to thank all the developers that agreed to support our research, openly discussed security issues in their apps and provided us with the background needed to design our solution  ... 
doi:10.1145/2508859.2516655 dblp:conf/ccs/FahlHPKS13 fatcat:rwgkzjafuzcmzdxoqduzqlmz6m

On the importance of ecologically valid usable security research for end users and IT workers [article]

Sascha Fahl, University, My
System Designers: Rethinking TLS Development Disclaimer: The contents of this chapter were previously published as part of the paper "Rethinking SSL Development in an Appified World" presented at 20  ...  Finding that 73.1% of all informed developers did not fix the reported TLS issues demonstrates even more that the current TLS mechanisms on appified platforms need rethinking.  ...  It was also translated from German for inclusion in this thesis. A.1 Questionnaire Items Pre-Test For how long have you been using Facebook?  ... 
doi:10.15488/8668 fatcat:7oh5c5uplrdbdhwnejmhnfo5fi

Developer factor in software privacy [article]

Mohammad Tahaei, University Of Edinburgh, Kami Vaniea, Markulf Kohlweiss
Privacy champions face an uphill battle to counter many of the same privacy misconceptions seen in the general population, [...]  ...  This thesis includes six research papers that look at the developer factor in software privacy.  ...  The Developer Factor in Software Privacy Back Cover  ... 
doi:10.7488/era/1485 fatcat:cuv6itafdrdz3dif2s7mdox6ty