WSPR Lab

Welcome to the Wolfpack Security and Privacy Research (WSPR) Laboratory in the department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University. The WSPR Laboratory (pronounced "whisper") designs, builds, and validates technology that protects users, systems, and networks from malicious and privacy-infringing acts. The group's current focus is on mobile device security, network security, and privacy infringing behavior.

WSPR Discussion Group

NCSU students and faculty who are interested in security and privacy are encouraged to join the WSPR Discussion Group. This Google group discusses new interesting research and news related to security or privacy, as well as and upcoming events and conferences.

Recent News

August 24, 2016: Our paper, *droid: Assessment and Evaluation of Android Application Analysis Tools, has been accepted for publication in ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR).

August 19, 2016: Our paper, Phonion: Practical Protection of Metadata in Telephony Networks, has been accepted for publication in Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PoPETS).

August 10, 2016: Our paper, A Study of Security Isolation Techniques, has been accepted for publication in ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR).

July 24, 2016: Our paper, SandScout: Automatic Detection of Flaws in iOS Sandbox Profiles, has been accepted for publication at the 2016 ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS).

July 1, 2016: Our paper, Preventing Kernel Code-Reuse Attacks Through Disclosure Resistant Code Diversification, has been accepted for publication at the 2016 IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS).

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