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Machine Learning| May 22, 2024

IEEE Test-of-Time Award for Konrad Rieck

Together with his former PhD student Fabian Yamaguchi and the entire team, Konrad Rieck won the Test-of-Time Award at the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy for their paper: "Modeling and Discovering Vulnerabilities with Code Property Graphs ".  The IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy is the oldest and most important conference in computer security. Each year, the "Test-of-Time Award" is given to papers that significantly influenced research and can be described as groundbreaking.

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Machine Learning| May 12, 2024

Researcher Spotlight: Dr. Alexander Warnecke

Congratulations to Dr. Alexander Warnecke who succesfully defended his PhD "Security Viewpoints on Explainable Machine Learning" on April 16, 2024.

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Cyber Security| March 11, 2024

Project Launch AIgenCY

With the innovative research project "AIgenCY - Opportunities and Risks of Generative AI in Cybersecurity," leading experts from academia and industry take on the challenge of exploring the implications of generative artificial intelligence (AI) for cybersecurity.

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BIFOLD Update| January 11, 2024

Photo recap: BIFOLD New Year's reception

At its New Year's reception BIFOLD welcomed a series of distinguished guests and friends from Berlin's AI community.

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Cyber Security| October 25, 2023

Email security under scrutiny: Examining SPF weaknesses

Cyber security researchers at BIFOLD found weaknesses in Sender Policy Framework (SPF) records, which protect email users from forged senders. The paper “Lazy Gatekeepers: A Large-Scale Study on SPF Configuration in the Wild” includes an analysis of 12 million domains’ SPF records and was now presented at the 2023 ACM Internet Measurement Conference.

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BIFOLD Update| October 11, 2023

Photo recap: All Hands Meeting 2023

On October 9 and 10, 2023, BIFOLD welcomed the other Geman AI centers (ScaDS.AI Dresden/Leipzig, Lamarr Institute, Tübingen AI Center, MCML, and the DFKI) in Berlin. The annual meeting featured guests, partners, visitors, and researchers from all over Germany. 

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BIFOLD Update| October 10, 2023

AI centers are the foundation of the German AI ecosystem

On October 9th and 10th, 2023, the Berlin Institute for the Foundations of Learning and Data (BIFOLD) at TU Berlin invited scientists from the university AI competence centers (BIFOLD, ScaDS.AI Dresden/Leipzig, Lamarr Institute, Tübingen AI Center, and MCML) and the DFKI to Berlin to present and discuss the latest results of their research on the EUREF campus.

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August 14, 2023

Adversarial Papers: New attack fools AI-supported text analysis

Security researchers have found significant vulnerabilities in learning algorithms used for text analysis: With the help of a novel attack, they were able to show that topic recognition algorithms can be fooled by even small changes in words, sentences and references. 

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BIFOLD Update| July 10, 2023

BIFOLD welcomes Israel delegation

Among other institutions the BIFOLD hosted a delegation from Israeli universities as part of Germany's "Willkommen" Visitors Programme. Various BIFOLD researchers gave a short introduction to their research foci in AI. The “Willkommen” programme invites opinion leaders to experience Germany and gain a nuanced understanding of the country.

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January 02, 2023

Machine Learning and Security

Welcome to Prof. Dr. Konrad Rieck, who heads the new workgroup Machine Learning and Security at  BIFOLD and TU Berlin and started January 1, 2023.