The topic of his PhD is “Automatic Security Testing of Browser-Based Security Protocols”. His research is jointly supervised by Alessandro Armando (FBK), Roberto Carbone (FBK) and Luca Compagna (SAP Labs France). He received his Masters in Cyber Security (graduated in 2013) and Bachelors in Computer Science and Engineering (graduated in 2011) from Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham University, India. He has spoken at various top security conferences such as NDSS, OWASP AppSec Europe, IEEE Euro S&P etc. His research has led to the discovery of many serious security vulnerabilities in top web sites. He has also received bug bounties and/or honorable mentions from Microsoft, Yahoo, Pinterest, Open SAP etc.
A flaw in Microsoft’s online services discovered. FBK researcher received recognition for his contribution to Microsoft’s online services securityA 26 year-old from India, Avinash Sudhodanan has been working at FBK (research centre located in Trento, Italy) for three years on his doctorate in the "Security and Trust" group. In collaboration with Nicolas Dolgin (an intern from SAP, France), Avinash recently discovered a serious vulnerability in Microsoft's online services that allows an attacker to make the victim access (without their knowing so) an account controlled by the attacker.December 13, 2016