Sree Harsha Totakura, M. Sc

Research Associate
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Postal address

  • Institut für Informatik der
  • Technischen Universität München
  • Lehrstuhl I8
  • Boltzmannstr. 3
  • 85748 Garching bei München - Germany

Contact

  • Tel: +49 89 289 - 18011, SIP: totakura@net.in.tum.de
  • Fax: +49 89 289 - 18033
  • e-Mail: totakuraAtnet.in.tum.de
    (GPG: 1E4F 65F7 1279 BCCB A7FA 1B6D 5B34 C9C7 9172 DC6D)
  • Building/Room: MI Building, 03.05.060

Consultation hours

By arrangement

Research

I'm interested in the following topics:

  • Overlay Networks & Peer-to-Peer Systems
  • Programming Languages
  • Computer & Network Security
  • Privacy & Anonymity
  • Unobservability
  • Network Resilience
  • Content Distribution
  • Crypto-currencies, Digital-Cash, Payment Systems
  • Secure Multi-party Computations
  • High Performance Computing
  • Network Protocol Simulation/Emulation
  • Network Testbeds

projects

  • SafeCloud: Safe and Privacy-Friendly Cloud Infrastructures (2015 – 2018)
  • OpenLab-Eclectic: Eclectic approach towards network experimentations (2013 – 2014)

Teaching

  • Peer-to-Peer Systems and Security
    • SS 16
    • SS 15
    • SS 14 (lecture on crypto-currencies)
  • Future Internet seminar (Advisor)
    • WS 15/16; Topic: Network Flow Watermarking
  • Innovative Internet Technologies and Mobile Communications seminar (Advisor)
    • SS 14; Topic: Open Mesh Networks
    • WS 13/14; Topic: Open Mesh Networks

Supervised Theses

In progress

Student Title Type Advisors Year Links
Christoph Kowatsch Anonymous Micro-payments for Continuous Service Delivery MA Sree Harsha Totakura 2017 Pdf
Julien Schmidt Active Probing and Deep Packet Inspection Detection Resistant Tunnelling Through HTTPS Connections BA Sree Harsha Totakura 2016
Markus Alexander Teich An Implementation of Privacy Preserving Auction Protocols MA Christian Grothoff, Sree Harsha Totakura 2016
Markus Alexander Teich Group OTR and its Use-Cases IDP Sree Harsha Totakura 2015

Finished

Author Title Type Advisors Year Links
Jan-Philipp Lauinger Evaluating Client Discrimination in Anonymization Networks Using Active Network Scans Forschungspraxis Oliver Gasser, Sree Harsha Totakura 2017 Pdf
Tobias Brunnwieser A Framework for Detection and Analysis of HTTPS Interception MA Oliver Gasser, Sree Harsha Totakura, Florian Wohlfart 2017
Frederic Naumann Enhanced Certificate Protection BA Heiko Niedermayer, Sree Harsha Totakura 2017 Pdf
Stefanos Georgiou A Trustworthy Process-Tracing System for B2B-Applications based on Blockchain Technology MA Dr. Holger Kinkelin, Sree Harsha Totakura, Dr. Heiko Niedermayer 2017 Pdf
Fabian Helfert Framework for Informed Route Selection Analysis in Overlay Networks BA Heiko Niedermayer, Sree Harsha Totakura 2017 Pdf
Benedikt Engeser Informed Route Selection Strategies for Multipath Routing MA Heiko Niedermayer, Sree Harsha Totakura 2016 Pdf
Hugues Fafard Secure Port-Knocked Communications BA Sree Harsha Totakura 2016 Pdf
Daniel Sel Authenticated Scalable Port-Knocking BA Sree Harsha Totakura, Heiko Niedermayer 2016 Pdf
Oliver R. Broome A Digital Wallet Implementation for Anonymous Cash BA Sree Harsha Totakura 2015 Pdf
Julius Bünger Implementation and Evaluation of Brahms in the GNUnet Framework BA Bartolomiej Polot, Sree Harsha Totakura 2015 Pdf
Florian Scheibner Control Flow Analysis for Event-Driven Programs BA Sree Harsha Totakura 2014 Pdf

Publications

2018-03-01 Tobias Brunnwieser, Oliver Gasser, Sree Harsha Totakura, Georg Carle, “Live Detection and Analysis of HTTPS Interceptions,” in Passive and Active Measurement Conference (PAM), Poster, Berlin, Germany, Mar. 2018. [Pdf] [Bib]
2016-09-01 Daniel Sel, Sree Harsha Totakura, Georg Carle, “sKnock: Scalable Port-Knocking for Masses ,” in Workshop on Mobility and Cloud Security & Privacy, Budapest, Hungary, Sep. 2016. [Preprint] [Sourcecode] [Bib]