Insu Yun (윤인수)

Insu Yun (윤인수)

Assistant Professor

School of Electrical Engineering

KAIST

Biography

Insu Yun is an assistant professor at KAIST, currently leading Hacking Lab. He is interested in system security in general, especially, binary analysis, automatic vulnerability detection, and automatic exploit generation. His work has been published to the major computer conferences such as IEEE Security & Privacy, USENIX Security, and USENIX OSDI. Particularly, his research won the best paper award from USENIX Security and OSDI in 2018.

In addition to research, he has been participating in several hacking competitions as a hacking expert. In particular, he won Pwn2Own 2020 by compromising Apple Safari and won DEFCON CTF in 2015 and 2018, which is the world hacking competition.

Prior to joining KAIST, he received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Georgia Tech in 2020.

Interests
  • Information Security
  • Software Security
  • Hacking
Education
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, 2020

    Georgia Institute of Technology

  • B.S. in Computer Science & Mathematical Science, 2015

    KAIST

News

  • [06/11/2022] FuzzCoin is accepted to RAID'22!
  • [09/04/2021] DoLTEst is conditionally accepted to Usenix Security ‘22!
  • [07/21/2021] HardsHeap is conditionally accepted to CCS'21!
  • [01/20/2021] BaseSpec is accepted to NDSS'21

Recent Publications

(2022). Fuzzing@Home: Distributed Fuzzing on Untrusted Heterogeneous Clients (to appear). Proceedings of the 2022 International Symposium on Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses (RAID).

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(2022). DoLTEst: In-depth Downlink Negative Testing Framework for LTE Devices (to appear). Proceedings of the 31th USENIX Security Symposium (Security).

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(2021). HardsHeap: A Universal and Extensible Framework for Evaluating Secure Allocators. Proceedings of the 28th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS).

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(2021). Preventing Use-After-Free Attacks with Fast Forward Allocation. Proceedings of the 30th USENIX Security Symposium (Security).

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(2021). BaseSpec: Comparative Analysis of Baseband Software and Cellular Specifications for L3 Protocols. Proceedings of the 2021 Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS).

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