Publications at Top-tier Security & System Conferences

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  1. [Security'22] MAGE: Mutual Attestation for a Group of Enclaves without Trusted Third Parties
  2. Guoxing Chen, Yinqian Zhang
    USENIX Security Symposium, BOSTON, MA, USA, 2022.
  3. [Security'21] CIPHERLEAKS: Breaking Constant-time Cryptography on AMD SEV via the Ciphertext Side Channel
  4. Mengyuan Li Yinqian Zhang, Huibo Wang, Kang Li, Yueqiang Chen
    USENIX Security Symposium, Virtual, Aug. 2021.
  5. [Security'21] Towards Formal Verification of State Continuity for Enclave Programs
  6. Mohit Kumar Jangid, Guoxing Chen, Yinqian Zhang, Zhiqiang Lin
    USENIX Security Symposium, Virtual, Aug. 2021.
  7. [ISCA'21] INTROSPECTRE: A Pre-Silicon Framework for Discovery and Analysis of Transient ExecutionVulnerabilities
  8. Moein Ghaniyoun, Kristin Barber, Yinqian Zhang, Radu Teodorescu
    International Symposium on Computer Architecture, Virtual, Jun. 2021.
  9. [CCS'21] CROSSLINE: Breaking "Security-by-Crash" based Memory Isolation in AMD SEV
  10. Mengyuan Li, Yinqian Zhang, Zhiqiang Lin
    ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, Nov. 2021.
  11. [Security'21] SelectiveTaint: Efficient Data Flow Tracking With Static Binary Rewriting
  12. Sanchuan Chen, Zhiqiang Lin, Yinqian Zhang
    USENIX Security Symposium, Virtual, Aug. 2020.
  13. [CCS'20] FirmXRay: Detecting Bluetooth Link Layer Vulnerabilities From Bare-Metal Firmware
  14. Haohuang Wen, Zhiqiang Lin, Yinqian Zhang
    ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, Nov. 2020.
    [Pdf] | [Bib]
  15. [Security'20] TXSPECTOR: Uncovering Attacks in Ethereum from Transactions
  16. Mengya Zhang, Xiaokuan Zhang, Yinqian Zhang, Zhiqiang Lin
    USENIX Security Symposium, Aug. 2020.
    [Pdf] | [Bib]
  17. [S&P'20] SEIMI: Efficient and Secure SMAP-Enabled Intra-process Memory Isolation
  18. Zhe Wang, Chenggang Wu, Mengyao Xie, Yinqian Zhang, Kangjie Lu, Xiaofeng Zhang, Yuanming Lai, Yang Kang, Min Yang
    IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, May 2020.
    [Pdf] | [Bib]
  19. [NDSS'20] SPEECHMINER: A Framework for Investigating and Measuring Speculative Execution Vulnerabilities
  20. Yuan Xiao, Yinqian Zhang, Mircea-Radu Teodorescu
    Network and Distributed System Security Symposium, San Diego, CA, USA, Feb. 2020.
    [Pdf] | [Bib]
  21. [CCS'19] OPERA: Open Remote Attestation for Intel’s Secure Enclaves
  22. Guoxing Chen, Yinqian Zhang, Ten-Hwang Lai
    ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, London, UK, Nov. 2019.
    [Pdf] | [Bib]
  23. [CCS'19] Automatic Fingerprinting of Vulnerable BLE IoT Devices with Static UUIDs from Mobile Apps
  24. Chaoshun Zuo, Haohuang Wen, Zhiqiang Lin, Yinqian Zhang
    ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, London, UK, Nov. 2019.
    [Pdf] | [Bib]
  25. [Security'19] Exploiting Unprotected I/O Operations in AMD’s Secure Encrypted Virtualization
  26. Mengyuan Li, Yinqian Zhang, Zhiqiang Lin, Yan Solihin
    USENIX Security Symposium, Santa Clara, CA, Aug. 2019.
    [Pdf] | [Bib] | [Presentation]
  27. [Security'19] SafeHidden: An Efficient and Secure Information Hiding Technique Using Re-randomization
  28. Zhe Wang, Chenggang Wu, Yinqian Zhang, Bowen Tang, Pen-Chung Yew, Mengyao Xie, Yuanming Lai, Yan Kang, Yueqiang Cheng, and Zhiping Shi
    USENIX Security Symposium, Santa Clara, CA, Aug. 2019.
    [Pdf] | [Bib] | [Slides]
  29. [NDSS'19] Statistical Privacy for Streaming Traffic
  30. Xiaokuan Zhang, Jihun Hamm, Michael K. Reiter, Yinqian Zhang
    Network and Distributed System Security Symposium, San Diego, CA, USA, Feb. 2019.
    [Pdf] | [Bib]
  31. [NDSS'19] OBFUSCURO: A Commodity Obfuscation Engine on Intel SGX
  32. Adil Ahmad, Byunggill Joe, Yuan Xiao, Yinqian Zhang, Insik Shin, and Byoungyoung Lee
    Network and Distributed System Security Symposium, San Diego, CA, USA, Feb. 2019.
    [Pdf] | [Bib]
  33. [S&P'19] Why Does Your Data Leak? Uncovering the Data Leakage in Cloud From Mobile Apps
  34. Chaoshun Zuo, Zhiqiang Lin, and Yinqian Zhang.
    IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, San Francisco, CA, USA, May. 2019.
    [Pdf] | [Bib] | [Slides]
  35. [CCS'18] HoMonit: Monitoring Smart Home Apps from Encrypted Traffic
  36. Wei Zhang, Yan Meng, Yugeng Liu, Xiaokuan Zhang, Yinqian Zhang, Haojin Zhu
    ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, Toronto, Canada, Oct. 2018.
    [Pdf] | [Bib]
  37. [S&P'18] Static Evaluation of Noninterference Using Approximate Model Counting
  38. Ziqiao Zhou, Zhiyun Qian, Michael K. Reiter, Yinqian Zhang
    IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, San Francisco, CA, USA, May. 2018.
    [Pdf] | [Bib]
  39. [S&P'18] Racing in Hyperspace: Closing Hyper-Threading Side Channels on SGX with Contrived Data Races
  40. Guoxing Chen*, Wenhao Wang*, Tianyu Chen, Sanchuan Chen, Yinqian Zhang, XiaoFeng Wang, Ten-Hwang Lai, Dongdai Lin
    IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, San Francisco, CA, USA, May. 2018. (* co-first authors)
    [Pdf] | [Bib]
  41. [NDSS'18] OS-level Side Channels without Procfs: Exploring Cross-App Information Leakage on iOS
  42. Xiaokuan Zhang, Xueqiang Wang, Xiaolong Bai, Yinqian Zhang, Xiaofeng Wang
    Network and Distributed System Security Symposium, San Diego, CA, USA, Feb. 2018.
    Top 10 Finalists of CSAW Best Applied Research Paper Award
    [Pdf] | [Bib] | [Video]
  43. [NDSS'18] Face Flashing: A Secure Liveness Detection Protocol based on Light Reflections
  44. Di Tang, Zhe Zhou, Yinqian Zhang, Kehuan Zhang
    Network and Distributed System Security Symposium, San Diego, CA, USA, Feb. 2018.
    [Pdf] | [Bib]
  45. [ATC'18] Peeking Behind the Curtains of Serverless Platforms
  46. Liang Wang, Mengyuan Li, Yinqian Zhang, Thomas Ristenpart, Michael Swift
    Usenix Annual Technical Conference, Boston, MA, USA, Jul. 2018.
    [Pdf] | [Bib]
  47. [CCS'17] Stacco: Differentially Analyzing Side-Channel Traces for Detecting SSL/TLS Vulnerabilities in Secure Enclaves
  48. Yuan Xiao, Mengyuan Li, Sanchuan Chen, Yinqian Zhang
    ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, Dallas, Texas, USA, Oct. 2017.
    (The CCS version of this paper supersedes arxiv 1707.03473.)
    [Pdf] | [Bib] | [Slides] | [Project Homepage]
  49. [CCS'17] Leaky Cauldron on the Dark Land: Understanding Memory Side-Channel Hazards in SGX
  50. Wenhao Wang, Guoxing Chen, Xiaorui Pan, Yinqian Zhang, XiaoFeng Wang, Vincent Bindschaedler, Haixu Tang, Carl A. Gunter
    ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, Dallas, Texas, USA, Oct. 2017.
    (The CCS version of this paper supersedes arxiv 1705.07289.)
    [Pdf] | [Bib]
  51. [CCS'16] Return-Oriented Flush-Reload Side Channels on ARM and Their Implications for Android Devices
  52. Xiaokuan Zhang, Yuan Xiao, Yinqian Zhang
    ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, Vienna, Austria, Oct. 2016.
    [Pdf] | [Bib] | [Slides]
  53. [CCS'16] A Software Approach to Defeating Side Channels in Last-Level Caches
  54. Ziqiao Zhou, Michael K. Reiter, Yinqian Zhang
    ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, Vienna, Austria, Oct. 2016.
    (The CCS version of this paper supersedes arxiv 1603.05615.)
    [Pdf] | [Bib]
  55. [Security'16] One Bit Flips, One Cloud Flops: Cross-VM Row Hammer Attacks and Privilege Escalation
  56. Yuan Xiao, Xiaokuan Zhang, Yinqian Zhang, Mircea-Radu Teodorescu
    USENIX Security Symposium, Austin, TX, Aug. 2016.
    Top 10 Finalists of CSAW Best Applied Research Paper Award
    [Pdf] | [Bib] | [Slides]
  57. [CCS'15] Mitigating Storage Side Channels Using Statistical Privacy Mechanisms
  58. Qiuyu Xiao, Michael K. Reiter, Yinqian Zhang
    ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, Denver, Colorado, Oct. 2015.
    [Pdf] | [Bib]
  59. [Security'15] A Placement Vulnerability Study in Multi-Tenant Public Clouds
  60. Venkatanathan Varadarajan, Yinqian Zhang, Thomas Ristenpart and Michael Swift
    USENIX Security Symposium, Washington, D.C., Aug. 2015.
    [Pdf] | [Bib]
  61. [CCS'14] Cross-Tenant Side-Channel Attacks in PaaS Clouds
  62. Yinqian Zhang, Ari Juels, Michael K. Reiter, Thomas Ristenpart
    ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, Scottsdale, AZ, Nov. 2014.
    [Pdf] | [Bib]
  63. [CCS'13] Düppel: Retrofitting Commodity Operating Systems to Mitigate Cache Side Channels in the Cloud
  64. Yinqian Zhang, Michael K. Reiter
    ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, Berlin, Germany, Nov. 2013.
    [Pdf] | [Bib]
  65. [CCS'12] Cross-VM Side Channels and Their Use to Extract Private Keys
  66. Yinqian Zhang, Ari Juels, Michael K. Reiter, Thomas Ristenpart
    ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, Raleigh, NC, Oct. 2012.
    [Pdf] | [Bib] | [Slides]
  67. [S&P'11] HomeAlone: Co-Residency Detection in the Cloud via Side-Channel Analysis
  68. Yinqian Zhang, Ari Juels, Alina Oprea, Michael K. Reiter
    IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, Oakland, CA, May 2011.
    [Pdf] | [Bib]
  69. [CCS'10] The Security of Modern Password Expiration: An Algorithmic Framework and Empirical Analysis
  70. Yinqian Zhang, Fabian Monrose, Michael K. Reiter
    ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, Chicago, IL, Oct. 2010.
    [Pdf] | [Bib]