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

December 12, 2016: Our paper, A Study of Security Vulnerabilties on Docker Hub, has been accepted for publication at the 2017 ACM Conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy (CODASPY).

November 17, 2016: Congratulations to Masters student, Akash Verma, for passing his masters defense.

October 22, 2016: Our paper, TumbleBit: An Untrusted Tumbler for Bitcoin-Compatible Anonymous Payments, has been accepted for publication in the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS) 2017 .

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).

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