Feel free to browse our academic publications and technical reports.

  • Milan Stute, David Kreitschmann, and Matthias Hollick. One Billion Apples’ Secret Sauce: Recipe for the Apple Wireless Direct Link Ad hoc Protocol. The 24th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom ’18), October 29–November 2, 2018, New Delhi, India. ACM. Best Community Paper Award. doi:10.1145/3241539.3241566 PDF Teaser Talk

  • Milan Stute, David Kreitschmann, and Matthias Hollick. Demo: Linux Goes Apple Picking: Cross-Platform Ad hoc Communication with Apple Wireless Direct Link. The 24th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom ’18), October 29–November 2, 2018, New Delhi, India. ACM. Best Demo Award. doi:10.1145/3241539.3267716 PDF

  • David Kreitschmann. User Manual for the Apple CoreCapture Framework. arXiv:1808.07353, 2018. PDF

So far, our work resulted in the disclosure of the following security vulnerabilities (CVE entries):

  • CVE-2017-13886 fixed in macOS 10.13.2. Impact: An unprivileged user may change WiFi system parameters leading to denial of service.
  • CVE-2018-4368 fixed in iOS 12.1, macOS 10.14.1, tvOS 12.1, and watchOS 5.1. Impact: An attacker in a privileged position may be able to perform a denial of service attack.
  • CVE-2019-8567 fixed in iOS 12.2. Impact: A device may be passively tracked by its WiFi MAC address.

If our project helps you to produce a publication which includes a bibliography, we appreciate it if you cite this project and the relevant papers. Find all references in our bibtex file. Here is the reference for the project only:

@electronic{owl:project,
	author = {Stute, Milan and Kreitschmann, David and Hollick, Matthias},
	title = {The Open Wireless Link Project},
	url = {https://owlink.org},
	year = {2018},
}