Dr. Svetlana Abramova
Post-Doc

E-mailsvetlana.abramova@uibk.ac.at
Phone+43 512 507-53357
AddressTechnikerstraße 21A, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria
OfficeICT 3N03
Dr. Svetlana Abramova

News

  • We are currently conducting an online survey of customers affected by the Ledger data breach. This study has been approved by the Research Board for Ethical Issues of the University of Innsbruck under the principles of freedom of research and beneficial societal impact.

Research Interests

  • Decentralized cryptographic currencies
  • Game theory for security and privacy

Positions

since 01/2019 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Computer Science, University of Innsbruck, Austria
02/2017 – 12/2018 Research Assistant, Department of Computer Science, University of Innsbruck, Austria
03/2015 – 01/2017 Research Assistant, IT Security Research Group (Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rainer Böhme), University of Münster, Germany, seconded to the University of Innsbruck, Austria
04/2013 – 02/2015 Senior IT Consultant, Banking and Regulatory Management, zeb GmbH, Münster, Germany

Education

2015 – 2019 Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Innsbruck, Austria
2010 – 2012 M.Sc. in Information Systems, University of Münster, Germany
2006 – 2010 B.Sc. in Business Informatics, National Research University - Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

Publications

  • Abramova, S. and Böhme, R. Out of the Dark: The Effect of Law Enforcement Actions on Cryptocurrency Market Prices. In APWG eCrime Researchers Summit (ECRIME). 2021. [PDF] [Publisher]
  • Abramova, S., Voskobojnikov, A., Beznosov, K., and Böhme, R. Bits Under the Mattress: Understanding Different Risk Perceptions and Security Behaviors of Crypto-Asset Users. In Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (ACM CHI). (virtual) Yokohama, Japan, 2021. [PDF] [Video]
  • Voskobojnikov, A., Abramova, S., Beznosov, K., and Böhme, R. Non-Adoption of Crypto-Assets: Exploring the Role of Trust, Self-Efficacy, and Risk. In Proceedings of the Twenty-Ninth European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS). (virtual) Marrakesh, Morocco, 2021. [PDF]
  • Abramova, S. Security and Privacy in Online Payment Systems: Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives. 2019.
  • Abramova, S., Schöttle, P., and Böhme, R. Mixing Coins of Different Quality: A Game-Theoretic Approach. In M. Brenner at al., ed., 4th Workshop on Bitcoin and Blockchain Research, in assocation with Financial Cryptography and Data Security. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 10323, Springer, Cham, 2017, pp. 280–297. [PDF]
  • Riek, M., Abramova, S., and Böhme, R. Analyzing Persistent Impact of Cybercrime on the Societal Level: Evidence for Individual Security Behavior. In Proceedings of the Thirty Eigths International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). Seoul, Korea, 2017. [PDF]
  • Abramova, S. and Böhme, R. Perceived Benefit and Risk as Multidimensional Determinants of Bitcoin Use: A Quantitative Exploratory Study. In Proceedings of the Thirty Seventh International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS). Dublin, Ireland, 2016. [PDF]
  • Abramova, S. and Böhme, R. Detecting Copy–Move Forgeries in Scanned Text Documents. In Proceedings of IS&T Electronic Imaging: Media Watermarking, Security, and Forensics 2016. San Francisco, CA, 2016. [PDF]

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