Arthur Gervais

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ETH Zurich

Institut f. Informationssicherheit

Dr. Arthur Gervais

CNB F 100.9

Universitätstrasse 6

8092 Zürich

Switzerland

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Short Bio

Arthur Gervais is a PostDoc in the Institute of Information Security at ETH Zürich, mainly interested in the security and privacy of decentralized ledgers. From December 2012 to December 2016, he was working at ETH Zurich on his PhD thesis "On the Security, Performance and Privacy of Proof of Work Blockchains" as well as on Web Privacy. He obtained his Master degrees from KTH Stockholm (Sweden) and Aalto University (Finland) in 2012. Furthermore, he holds a diplôme d'ingénieur from INSA de Lyon (France) from 2012. His Master's thesis was on the security of industrial control systems [PDF]. His professional website is http://arthurgervais.com.

Publications

  • Arthur Gervais, Alexandros Filios, Vincent Lenders, Srdjan Capkun
    Quantifying Web Adblocker Privacy
    On ePrint Archive 2016/900 [Preprint]
  • Arthur Gervais, Ghassan O. Karame, Karl Wüst, Vasileios Glykantzis, Hubert Ritzdorf, Srdjan Capkun
    On the Security and Performance of Proof of Work Blockchains
    in ACM Conference on Computer and Communication Security (CCS), 2016 [Preprint]
  • Arthur Gervais, Hubert Ritzdorf, Mario Lucic, Srdjan Capkun
    Quantifying Location Privacy Leakage from Transaction Prices
    In Proceedings of the 21th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS) 2016 [Paper]
  • Arthur Gervais, Hubert Ritzdorf, Ghassan O. Karame, Srdjan Capkun
    Tampering with the Delivery of Blocks and Transactions in Bitcoin
    in ACM Conference on Computer and Communication Security (CCS), 2015 [Preprint]
  • Ghassan O. Karame, Elli Androulaki, Marc Roeschlin, Arthur Gervais,
    Srdjan Capkun
    Misbehavior in Bitcoin: A Study of Double-Spending and Accountability
    in ACM Transactions on Information and System Security (TISSEC), 2015 [PDF (PDF, 703 KB)]
  • Arthur Gervais, Ghassan Karame, Damian Gruber, Srdjan Capkun
    On the Privacy Provisions of Bloom Filters in Lightweight Bitcoin Clients
    In Proceedings of the 30th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC), 2014 [Paper (PDF, 379 KB) | BibTeX (BIB, 330 Bytes) | Slides (PDF, 3.9 MB)]
  • Arthur Gervais, Reza Shokri, Adish Singla, Srdjan Capkun and Vincent Lenders
    Quantifying Web-Search Privacy
    in Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer and Communication Security (CCS), 2014 [Paper (PDF, 466 KB) | BibTeX (BIB, 342 Bytes) | Slides (PDF, 8.6 MB)]
  • Arthur Gervais, Ghassan O. Karame, Srdjan Capkun, Vedran Capkun
    Is Bitcoin a Decentralized Currency?
    IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine
    , 2014
    [Preliminary version PDF (PDF, 154 KB) | BibTeX (BIB, 232 Bytes)]
  • Arthur Gervais, Hubert Ritzdorf, Ghassan O. Karame
    Double-Spending Fast Payments in Bitcoin due to Client versions 0.8.1
    Technical Reports 789, ETH Zürich, ETH Zürich, 06 2013. [PDF]

 

Thesis Project Supervisor

  • Karl Wüst, "Security of Proof of Work Blockchains", Master Thesis, ETH Zurich, Spring 2016
  • Vasileios Glykantzis, "Security of Proof of Work Blockchains", Master Thesis, ETH Zurich, Spring 2016
  • Alexandros Filios, "Web Privacy", Master Thesis, ETH Zurich, Spring 2016
  • Fabian Schewetofski, "Software assisted dry-run", Master Thesis, ETH Zurich, Spring 2016
  • Ferran Llamas, "Bitmessage Security Analysis", Semester Thesis, ETH Zurich, Spring 2015
  • Alexandros Filios, "Web Privacy", Semester Thesis, ETH Zurich, Spring 2015
  • Stathakopoulou Chrysoula, "Web Search Personalization", Semester Thesis, ETH Zurich, Spring 2015
  • Damian Gruber, "Security and Privacy of Bitcoin", Bachelor Thesis, ETH Zurich, Summer 2014
  • Jesse Badash, "Web Search Privacy", Semester Project, ETH Zurich, Summer 2014
  • Lorenzo Wölckner, "Security and Privacy of Bitcoin", Master Thesis, ETH Zurich, Spring 2014
  • Mathias Wellig, "Security Analysis of Digital Currencies", Master Thesis, ETH Zurich, Spring 2013

Teaching


I have been involved in the following courses:

  • Information Security, Spring semester 2016
  • Introduction to Eiffel Programming, Autumn semester 2016
  • Foundations of Computer Science, Autumn semester 2015, 2016
  • Security of Wireless Networks, Autumn semester 2013, 2014
  • Design of Digital Circuits, Spring semester 2013
 
 
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