Limin Yang   杨利民

I am a Ph.D. student of Computer Science at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) since 08/2019. My research interests lie in the field of security, measurement, and human factors. My advisor is Dr. Gang Wang.


Office: Thomas M. Siebel Center, 201 N Goodwin Ave, Urbana, IL 61801

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Opening the Blackbox of VirusTotal: Analyzing Online Phishing Scan Engines
Peng Peng, Limin Yang, Linhai Song, Gang Wang
IMC, 2019.
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Understanding the Reproducibility of Crowd-reported Security Vulnerabilities
Dongliang Mu, Alejandro Cuevas, Limin Yang, Hang Hu, Xinyu Xing, Bing Mao, Gang Wang
USENIX Security, 2018.
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VulDigger: A Just-in-Time and Cost-Aware Tool for Digging Vulnerability-Contributing Changes
Limin Yang, Xiangxue Li, Yu Yu

Characterizing User Behaviors in Location-based Find-and-Flirt Services: Anonymity and Demographics
Minhui Xue, Limin Yang, Keith W. Ross, Haifeng Qian
PPNA Springer, 2017.


The Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania, US
Research Intern, 09/2017 – 02/2018

Xueba Jun, Shanghai, China
Search and Rank Intern, 09/2016 – 10/2016

Peking University, Beijing, China
Exploit Intern, 07/2015 – 08/2015

UnionPay Smart, Shanghai, China
Quantitative Analyst Assistant Intern, 03/2015 – 06/2015


ECNU Graduate Student Overseas Research Scholarship, 2017

ECNU Top-notch Innovative Personnel Training Plan, 2013-2015


CS-4264 Principles of Computer Security, Virginia Tech, Teaching Assistant, Spring 2019

CS-3114 Data Structures and Algorithms, Virginia Tech, Teaching Assistant, Fall 2018