Niklas B.

Karlsruhe, Germany

github.com/niklasb

Age: 24

Enthusiast/hacker/engineer currently pursuing a Master's degree in Computer Science at KIT.

Bringing P2P payments to Germany with CASHLINK.

Interested in free software, modern programming languages, system programming, algorithms and information security.

Worked on securing Google products during a software engineering internship at the infosec team in Mountain View.

Worked on Checkpad MED by factisresearch GmbH, contributing a web frontend and various server-side improvements such as a highly concurrent data synchronization server written in Haskell.

Worked at 8com GmbH, experimenting with browser and PDF exploits. Developed a framework for reliable post-exploitation callbacks using HTTP and DNS tunneling. Implemented different attacks for demonstration purposes, such as man-in-the-middle attacks on online banking interfaces and scraping data from social networks for information gathering.

Actively participating on Codeforces, TopCoder, ACM ICPC. Acquired a notable deal of practical algorithm knowledge in the process. CTF player for team KITCTF.

Always up for a challenge.

Some open-source stuff: