Carter Yagemann

Carter Yagemann

Ph.D. Student

Georgia Institute of Technology


I am a Ph.D. student in the Institute for Information Security and Privacy at the Georgia Institute of Technology, where I am advised by Prof. Wenke Lee and Prof. Brendan Saltaformaggio. My research interests include computer systems security with focuses on binary analysis, vulnerability discovery and prevention, machine learning, and mobile operating systems security.

About Awards Grants Media Patents Projects Publications Service Talks Teaching


  • ARCUS - Code and dataset for our work on performing symbolic execution over processor traces for vulnerability discovery and remediation.

  • Bot2Stock - Experiment artifact from my ACSAC 2020 paper on evaluating the feasibility of automating stock market manipulation.

  • Barnum - An offline control flow attack detection system that applies deep learning on hardware execution traces to model a program's behavior and detect control flow anomalies.

  • uCFI - The source code for the paper Enforcing Unique Code Target Property for Control-Flow Integrity.

  • ISTC-ARSA - Research in collaboration with Intel into the security and vulnerabilities of machine learning. This project aims to develop new security approaches to improve the resilience of machine learning applications including security analytics, search engines, customized news feeds, facial and voice recognition, fraud detection, and more.

  • Intentio Ex Machina - An open source project to improve the security of Android by replacing the intent firewall with a hook that can connect to normal apps to perform access control. This project also includes the Android Intent Analysis Tools for logging and inspecting intents.

  • Shellshock Educational Material - Videos, presentation slides, example labs, and in-depth research into bash and particularly the shellshock vulnerability discovered in bash.

  • Android Intent Firewall Documentation - Documentation on how Android's intent firewall works and how to configure it.

  • BeerText - A searchable brewery database available as a text messaging service. Used by over 35,000 users!