Caner Tol


Hi everyone! I am a 4th year PhD candidate at Vernam Lab, WPI.


Apr 23, 2023 I’ve been selected to receive a student travel grant for IEEE S&P 2023.
Apr 13, 2023 Our DNN backdoor injection paper is accepted to IEEE DSN 2023, Porto, Portugal.
Mar 10, 2023 Our Jolt attack has been accepted to IEEE S&P 2023, San Francisco, CA!
Dec 12, 2022 We have issued three CVEs for Amazons2n (CVE-2022-42962), WolfSSL (CVE-2022-42961), LibreSSL (CVE-2022-42963) libraries for our Jolt attack.
May 23, 2022 I’ve started my summer internship at NVIDIA as an Hardware Security Intern. :sparkles:
Dec 4, 2019 I have attended Microsoft Private AI Bootcamp along with 30 other PhD students around the world.

selected publications

  1. Jolt - Recovering TLS Signing Keys via Rowhammer Faults
    Koksal Mus, Yarkın Doröz, M. Caner Tol, Kristi Rahman, and Berk Sunar
    In Proceedings of the 2023 IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (SP) 2023
  2. Don’t Knock! Rowhammer at the Backdoor of DNN Models
    M. Caner Tol, Saad Islam, Andrew J. Adiletta, Berk Sunar, and Ziming Zhang
    In Proceedings of the 2023 IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN) 2021
  3. FastSpec- Scalable Generation and Detection of Spectre Gadgets Using Neural Embeddings
    M. Caner Tol, Berk Gulmezoglu, Koray Yurtseven, and Berk Sunar
    In Proceedings of the 2021 IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy (EuroS&P) 2021
  4. Undermining User Privacy on Mobile Devices Using AI
    Berk Gulmezoglu, Andreas Zankl, M. Caner Tol, Saad Islam, Thomas Eisenbarth, and Berk Sunar
    In Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Asia Conference on Computer and Communications Security 2019