Max Fillinger

Photo I've been working as a software developer (and occasionally researcher) at Fox-IT in Delft since 2018. I received a PhD in Mathematics from Universiteit Leiden in 2019, although most of my research was carried out as a member of the Cryptology group at the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica, Amsterdam. My promotor was Serge Fehr. You can find a list of my academic publications below.

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  • Bit-Commitments: Classical, Quantum and Non-Signaling
    Max Fillinger
    PhD thesis, Universiteit Leiden, 2019. Download at Leiden Repository
  • On the Composition of Two-Prover Commitments, and Applications to Multi-Round Relativistic Commitments
    Serge Fehr and Max Fillinger
    In Advances in Cryptology - EUROCRYPT 2016, Part II, vol. 9666 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, p. 477-496, Springer-Verlag, 2016.
    EUROCRYPT 2016 version, full version
    An earlier version was also presented at QCRYPT 2015.
  • Reverse-engineering of the cryptanalytic attack used in the Flame super-malware
    Max Fillinger and Marc Stevens
    In Advances in Cryptology - ASIACRYPT 2015, Part II, vol. 9453 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, p. 586-611. Springer-Verlag, 2015.
    Version submitted to ASIACRYPT 2015
    Based on my Master Thesis.
  • Multi-Prover Commitments Against Non-Signaling Attacks
    Serge Fehr and Max Fillinger
    In Advances in Cryptology - CRYPTO 2015, part II, vol. 9216 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, p. 403-421. Springer-Verlag, 2015.
    CRYPTO 2015 version, full version
    Also presented at QCRYPT 2015.
  • Reconstructing the Cryptanalytic Attack behind the Flame Malware
    Max Fillinger
    In ILLC Master of Logic Theses, 2013.
    Supervisors: Marc Stevens and Christian Schaffner
  • Data Structures in Classical and Quantum Computing
    Max Fillinger e-Print archive, arXiv:1308.0833 , 2013.
    Survey written as a student project, supervised by Ronald de Wolf.

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