Selected Academic Publications

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On the Just-In-Time Discovery of Profit-Generating Transactions in DeFi Protocols

L Zhou, K Qin, A Cully, B Livshits, A Gervais

IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P'21)

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High-Frequency Trading on Decentralized On-Chain Exchanges

L Zhou, K Qin, CF Torres, DV Le, A Gervais

IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P'21)

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Attacking the DeFi Ecosystem with Flash Loans for Fun and Profit

K Qin, L Zhou, B Livshits, A Gervais

Financial Cryptography and Data Security: 25th International Conference (FC 2021)

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The Eye of Horus: Spotting and Analyzing Attacks on Ethereum Smart Contracts

CF Torres, AK Iannillo, A Gervais, R State

Financial Cryptography and Data Security: 25th International Conference (FC 2021)

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ConFuzzius: A Data Dependency-Aware Hybrid Fuzzer for Smart Contracts

CF Torres, AK Iannillo, A Gervais, R State

IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy (IEEE EuroS&P 2021)

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FileBounty: Fair Data Exchange

S Janin, K Qin, A Mamageishvili, A Gervais

IEEE Security & Privacy on the Blockchain (IEEE S&B 2020)

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SoK: Layer-Two Blockchain Protocols

Lewis Gudgeon, Pedro Moreno-Sanchez, Stefanie Roos, Patrick McCorry, Arthur Gervais

Financial Cryptography and Data Security, 2020

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Balance: Dynamic Adjustment of Cryptocurrency Deposits

Dominik Harz, Lewis Gudgeon, Arthur Gervais, William J. Knottenbelt

in Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer and Communication Security (CCS), 2019

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XCLAIM: Interoperability with Cryptocurrency-Backed Tokens

Alexei Zamyatin, Dominik Harz, J. Lind, Panayiotis Panayiotou, Arthur Gervais, William J. Knottenbelt

IEEE Security & Privacy 2019

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Securify: Practical Security Analysis of Smart Contracts

Petar Tsankov, Andrei Dan, Dana Drachsler-Cohen, Arthur Gervais, Florian Bünzli, Martin Vechev

in Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer and Communication Security (CCS), 2018

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Do you need a Blockchain?

Karl Wüst and Arthur Gervais

1st Crypto Valley Conference on Blockchain Technology, 2018

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TLS-N: Non-repudiation over TLS Enabling Ubiquitous Content Signing for Disintermediation

Hubert Ritzdorf, Karl Wüst, Arthur Gervais, Guillaume Felley, Srdjan Capkun

Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), 2018

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REVIVE: Rebalancing Off-Blockchain Payment Networks

Rami Khalil, Arthur Gervais

in Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer and Communication Security (CCS), 2017

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Quantifying Web Adblocker Privacy

Arthur Gervais, Alexandros Filios, Vincent Lenders and Srdjan Capkun

In Proceedings of the 22nd European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS), 2017

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ROTE: Rollback Protection for Trusted Execution

Sinisa Matetic, Mansoor Ahmed, Kari Kostiainen, Aritra Dhar, David Sommer, Arthur Gervais, Ari Juels, Srdjan Capkun

In Proceedings of the 26th USENIX Security Symposium, 2017

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On the Security and Performance of Proof of Work Blockchains

Arthur Gervais, Ghassan Karame, Karl Wüst, Vasileios Glykantzis, Hubert Ritzdorf, Srdjan Capkun

in Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer and Communication Security (CCS), 2016

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Quantifying Web Adblocker Privacy

Arthur Gervais, Alexandros Filios, Vincent Lenders, Srdjan Capkun

On ePrint Archive 2016/900 (under submission), 2016

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Quantifying Location Privacy Leakage from Transaction Prices

Arthur Gervais, Hubert Ritzdorf, Mario Lucic, Srdjan Capkun

In Proceedings of the 21th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS), 2016

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Ethereum Eclipse Attacks

Karl Wüst and Arthur Gervais

Technical Report, ETH Zurich, Department of Computer Science, 2016

Bitcoin Protocol Specification

Arthur Gervais and Ghassan Karame

Bitcoin and Blockchain Security (Chapter 3), ISBN: 978-1-63081-013-9 (Invited Chapter), 2016

Tampering with the Delivery of Blocks and Transactions in Bitcoin

Arthur Gervais, Hubert Ritzdorf, Ghassan Karame, Srdjan Capkun

In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer and Communication Security (CCS), 2015

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Misbehavior in Bitcoin: A Study of Double-Spending and Accountability

Ghassan Karame, Elli Androulaki, Marc Roeschlin, Arthur Gervais, Srdjan Capkun

in ACM Transactions on Information and System Security (TISSEC), 2015

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On the Privacy Provisions of Bloom Filters in Lightweight Bitcoin Clients

Arthur Gervais, Ghassan Karame, Damian Gruber, Srdjan Capkun

In Proceedings of the 30th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC), 2014

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Quantifying Web-Search Privacy

Arthur Gervais, Shokri, Adish Singla, Srdjan Capkun and Vincent Lenders

in Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Computer and Communication Security (CCS), 2014

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Is Bitcoin a Decentralized Currency?

Arthur Gervais, Ghassan Karame, Srdjan Capkun, Vedran Capkun

IEEE Security and Privacy Magazine, 2014

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Double-Spending Fast Payments in Bitcoin due to Client versions 0.8.1

Arthur Gervais, Hubert Ritzdorf, Ghassan Karame

Technical Report, ETH Zürich, Department of Computer Science,2013

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Security Analysis of Industrial Control Systems

Arthur Gervais

Master Thesis

Other Publications

Whitepaper on Industrial Automation Security in Fieldbus and Field Device Level

Magnus Sundell, Janne Kuivalainen, Juhani Mäkelä, Arthur Gervais, Jouko Orava, Mikko H. Hyppönen

Vacon Supplier of variable speed AC drives

Attacks and defenses in IPv6 local area networks (text in German)

Arthur Gervais

SecuMedia, IT security magazine of the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI)

New Penetration Testing Business Model, Crowd-sourcing for IT-Security

Arthur Gervais

PenTest Magazine