Maximilian Hils, BSc
Graduate Student Assistant

AddressLeonardo-Campus 3, 48149 Münster, Germany
Maximilian Hils, BSc

Research Interests

  • Cloud computing security
  • Cloud storage security
  • TLS Security, man-in-the-middle attacks
  • Web security


05/2015 – 08/2015 Google Summer of Code Mentor for mitmproxy
since 10/2014 Graduate Student Assistant at the IT Security Research Group, University of Münster
09/2013 – 10/2013 Intern at Microsoft Germany
2012 & 2013 Google Summer of Code Student at the Honeynet Project (2x)


since 10/2014 M.Sc. in Information Systems, University of Münster, Germany
10/2011 – 09/2014 B.Sc. in Information Systems, University of Münster, Germany


  • Hils, M. A Security Analysis of Cloud Storage Services. In Proceedings of the 22. DFN-Konferenz „Sicherheit in vernetzten Systemen“. Hamburg, Germany, 2015, pp. I-1–I-23.

External Functions

since 2015 Forensic Challenges Author at the Honeynet Project
since 2013 Open Source Developer at mitmproxy


  • Best bachelor thesis in Applied Computer Science, awarded by the “Förderkreis der Angewandten Informatik an der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster e.V.” (2014)
  • Best bachelor thesis in Information Systems, awarded by the zeb GmbH (2014)