Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST)

[email: ysjeon@unist.ac.kr][CV][Google Scholar][GitHub]


Please contact me, if you’re interested in software and systems security.


News

  • Sep, 2020: I won the CERIAS Diamond Award
  • Aug, 2020: I joined the Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering at UNIST (official start will be Jan, 2021)

Research Interest

  • My research interests are all aspects of computer security including compiler-based, runtime-based, and language-based protection mechanisms and security policies.

Education

  • 2015.08 - 2020.08 Ph.D. in Computer Science, Purdue University, USA
  • 2008.02 - 2010.02 M.S. in Computer and Communications Engineering, POSTECH, South Korea
  • 2003.03 - 2007.08 B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering, INHA University, South Korea

Work Experiences

  • 2018.05 - 2018.08 Graduate Intern, Platform Security Division, Intel, Hillsboro, OR, USA
  • 2016.05 - 2016.08 Research Intern, Security Department, NEC Labs America, Princeton, NJ, USA
  • 2013.12 - 2015.06 Research Engineer, Software R&D Center, Samsung Electronics, South Korea
  • 2010.02 - 2013.06 Research Engineer, National Security Research Institute, South Korea

Publication

  • FuZZan: Efficient Sanitizer Metadata Design for Fuzzing [ paper | slide | code ]

    Yuseok Jeon, WookHyun Han, Nathan Burow, and Mathias Payer

    Proceeding of USENIX Annual Technical Conference (ATC) 2020

  • PoLPer: Process-Aware Restriction of Over-Privileged Setuid Calls in Legacy Applications [ paper | slide ]

    Yuseok Jeon, Junghwan Rhee, Chung Hwan Kim, Zhichun Li, Mathias Payer, Byoungyoung Lee, and Zhenyu Wu

    Proceeding of ACM Conf on Data and Application Security and Privacy (CodaSpy) 2019

  • HexType: Efficient Detection of Type Confusion Errors for C++ [ paper | slide | code ]

    Yuseok Jeon, Priyam Biswas, Scott A. Carr, Byoungyoung Lee, and Mathias Payer

    Proceeding of ACM Conf on Computer and Communication Security (CCS) 2017

  • TypeSan: Practical Type Confusion Detection [ paper | code ]

    Istvan Haller, Yuseok Jeon, Hui Peng, Mathias Payer, Cristiano Giuffrida, Herbert Bos, and Erik van der Kouwe

    Proceeding of ACM Conf on Computer and Communication Security (CCS) 2016

  • A Distributed Monitoring Architecture for AMIs [ paper ]

    Incheol Shin, Junho Huh, Yuseok Jeon, and David M. Nicol

    Proceeding of Smart Energy Grid Security Workshop (In conjunction with CCS) 2013

  • LT-OLSR: Attack-Tolerant OLSR against Link Spoofing [ paper ]

    Yuseok Jeon, Tae-Hyung Kim, Yuna Kim, and Jong Kim

    Proceeding of IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN) 2012, Short Paper

Teaching

  • Fall 2020: Object Oriented Programming (CSE241)

Patents

  • Fine-grained analysis and prevention of invalid privilege transitions

    Junghwan Rhee, Yuseok Jeon, Zhichun Li, Kangkook Jee, Zhenyu Wu, Guofei Jiang

    Patent No : US10,402,564 (USA)

  • Blackbox Program Privilege Flow Analysis with Inferred Program Behavior Context

    Junghwan Rhee, Yuseok Jeon, Zhichun Li, Kangkook Jee, Zhenyu Wu, Guofei Jiang

    Patent No : US10,505,962 (USA)

  • Automated Blackbox Inference of External Origin User Behavior

    Zhenyu Wu, Jungwhan Rhee, Yuseok Jeon, Zhichun Li, Kangkook Jee, Guofei Jiang

    Patent No : US10,572,661 (USA)

  • Apparatus and method for analyzing vulnerability of ZigBee Network

    Yuseok Jeon, Incheol Shin, Jaeduck Choi, Gunhee Lee, Sinkyu Kim, Jungtaek Seo

    Patent No : 1014141760000 (South Korea) / US9294496 B2 (USA)

  • Fine-grained analysis and prevention of invalid privilege transitions

    Incheol Shin, Yuseok Jeon, Sinkyu Kim, Jungtaek Seo

    Patent No : 1013693830000 (South Korea) / US20150128271 A1 (USA)

Honors and Awards

  • CERIAS Diamond Award, 2020
  • Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship, 2020
  • ACM CCS 2016 Student Travel Grant, 2016
  • Expert level (top grade), Samsung S/W Certificate, 2015
  • 19th place, Samsung S/W Programming Contest Finals, 2014
  • Top prize, National Computer Competition hosted by Kyung-Hee University, 2001
  • ACM CCS 2016 Student Travel Grant, 2016
  • Bronze prize, Information Technology Competition hosted by Hanyang University, 2001
  • Bronze prize, Korea Computer Competition hosted by Soongsil University, 2001

Professional Activities

  • Program Committee: CODASPY '21
  • Reviewer for IEEE Trans. Dependable and Secure Computing
  • Trainer at the Samsung ITP “Profiling with Dynamic Instrumentation Tools” course, 2014
  • Algorithm Trainer at the Information Olympiad training camp, 2004
  • Algorithm Trainer at the IM4U (InforMatics for You), 2003.03 - 2007.02