Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Ruhr University Bochum (German: Ruhr-Universität Bochum, RUB), located on the southern hills of central Ruhr area Bochum, was founded in 1962 as the first new public university in Germany since World War II. Instruction began in 1965.The Ruhr-University Bochum is one of the largest universities in Germany and part of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, the most important German research funding organization.The RUB has been very successful in the Excellence Initiative by the German Federal and State Governments (2007), a competition among Germany's most prestigious universities.
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  • Internet Defense Prize: Seeking Security Ideas with Impact

    … their work and focus on making their security solutions broadly accessible. In August, the first Internet Defense Prize was awarded to Johannes Dahse and Thorsten Holz, researchers from Ruhr-Universität Bochum in Germany. Their work used static analysis to detect “second-order vulnerabilities,” in which malicious files are installed on a web server…

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  • Facebook Teams Up with USENIX to Award Internet Defense Prize

    … Facebook teamed up with computer-industry association USENIX to launch the Internet Defense Prize, aimed at highlighting research that could significantly improve the security of the Web, and the inaugural winners, Johannes Dahse and Thorsten Holz, researchers from Ruhr-Universität Bochum in Germany, were awarded $50,000 for a paper titled…

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