Yiming Jing

I am a security researcher and engineer at Samsung Research America (SRA). At SRA, my work focuses on building and managing secured execution environments on Android devices for enterprise users. I earned my Ph.D. from Arizona State University, advised by Prof. Gail-Joon Ahn, in 2015. I got my B.S. in Information Security from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2010. Click to view the resume.

Email: ymjing [at] asu [dot] edu
PGP Public Key: 0x4AEC0AF7216C8A54

News

  • 01/2016: I've started working with the SE Android team at Samsung Research America.
  • 11/2015: I've defended my Ph.D. dissertation, entitled "Toward Monitoring, Assessing, and Confining Mobile Applications in Modern Mobile Platforms", on 11/09/2015.
  • 10/2015: My paper "Towards Automated Risk Assessment and Mitigation of Mobile Applications" has been selected as the Spotlight Paper for the September/October 2015 issue of IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC).
  • 10/2015: My paper "Morpheus: Automatically Generating Heuristics to Detect Android Emulators" has been selected as one of the top-10 finalists for CSAW 2015 Best Applied Security Paper Award (CSAW 2015 Research)
  • 08/2015: I've been invited to attend the Dropbox Hack Week, an annual one-week hackathon where Dropboxer and invited guest hackers build cool stuff together.

Research Interests

  • Android System Security
  • User-centric Privacy Management
  • Network Security
  • Access Control

Publications

  • TRIPLEMON: A Multi-layer Security Framework for Mediating Inter-Process Communication on Android [PDF]
    Yiming Jing, Gail-Joon Ahn, Hongxin Hu, Haehyun Cho, and Ziming Zhao
    To appear in Journal of Computer Security (JCS), iOS Press, 2016.
  • Checking Intent-based Communication in Android with Intent Space Analysis [PDF]
    Yiming Jing, Gail-Joon Ahn, and Adam Doupé
    To appear in the 11th ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS), Xi'an, China, May 30-June 3, 2016.
    Acceptance rate (full papers): 73/350 = 20.9%
  • Towards Automated Risk Assessment and Mitigation of Mobile Applications [PDF]
    Yiming Jing, Gail-Joon Ahn, Ziming Zhao, and Hongxin Hu
    In IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (TDSC), Vol. 12, No. 5, Septemper, 2015.
  • Morpheus: Automatically Generating Heuristics to Detect Android Emulators [PDF | Slides | CSAW Poster]
    Yiming Jing, Ziming Zhao, Gail-Joon Ahn, and Hongxin Hu
    Proceedings of the 30th Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC), New Orleans, LA, USA, December 8-12, 2014.
    Acceptance rate (full papers): 47/236 = 19.9%
    CSAW 2015 Best Applied Security Paper Finalist: 10/82 = 12.2%
    The dataset and sample applications are available at http://honeynet.asu.edu/morpheus/
  • RiskMon: Continuous and Automated Risk Assessment of Mobile Applications [PDF | Slides]
    Yiming Jing, Gail-Joon Ahn, Ziming Zhao, and Hongxin Hu
    Proceedings of the 4th ACM Conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy (CODASPY), San Antonio, TX, USA, March 3-5, 2014.
    Acceptance rate (full papers): 19/119 = 16.0%
    Best Paper Award
  • Model-based Conformance Testing for Android [PDF]
    Yiming Jing, Gail-Joon Ahn, and Hongxin Hu
    Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Security (IWSEC), Fukuoka, Japan, November 2012.

Awards and Recognition

  • Best Applied Security Paper Finalist, CSAW, 2015
  • ACSAC Conferenceship Award, ACSAC, 2014
  • Best Paper Award, ACM CODASPY, 2014

Services

I have been a reviewer, external reviewer or sub-reviewer for:
  • CCS 2013, 2015
  • CODASPY 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
  • SACMAT 2013, 2014
  • ASIACCS 2014
  • SECURECOMM 2015
  • ICDCS 2016