Hi! I am Liang Wang, a graduate student in the Computer Science Department at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. I am a member of WISDoM. My advisor is Prof. Thomas Ristenpart. I got my bachelor degree in Information Security from Harbin Institute of Technology - Weihai on 2012. My research interests are security and privacy. Now I am in NYC, and working with Prof. Thomas Ristenpart in Cornell Tech.


Towards Better Understanding of Bitcoin Unreachable Peers

Liang Wang, Ivan Pustogarov



Side-Channel Attacks on Shared Search Indexes

Liang Wang, Paul Grubbs, Jiahui Lu, Vincent Bindschaedler, David Cash, Thomas Ristenpart.

IEEE S&P, San Jose, CA, USA, 2017.

paper website

Secure Channel Injection and Anonymous Proofs of Account Ownership

Liang Wang, abhi shelat, Rafael Pass, Thomas Ristenpart.

ePrint (the ePrint version is outdated).


MavZAP: Zone-Aware Policy Enforcement for Safer Micro Aerial Vehicles

Drew Davidson, Liang Wang, Daniel Szafir, Bilge Mutlu, Thomas Ristenpart.

(Under Patent review).

Seeing through Network-Protocol Obfuscation (How to detect and block Tor Pluggable Transports)

Liang Wang, Kevin P. Dyer, Aditya Akella, Thomas Ristenpart, Thomas Shrimpton.

CCS, Denver, Colorado, USA, 2015.

paper bib slides repo

WhoWas: A Platform for Measuring Web Deployments on IaaS Clouds

Liang Wang, Antonio Nappa, Juan Caballero, Thomas Ristenpart, Aditya Akella.

ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), Vancouver, Canada, 2014.

paper bib slides website

Next Stop, the Cloud: Understanding Modern Web Service Deployment in EC2 and Azure

Keqiang He, Alexis Fisher, Liang Wang, Aaron Gember, Aditya Akella, Thomas Ristenpart.

ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), Barcelona, Spain, 2013.

paper bib slides datasets

Contact Me

Office: 7354, Department of Computer Sciences, 1210, W. Dayton St., Madison, WI, 53706.