06.09 | Prototype Pollution and Beyond: An Existential, Emerging Threat to the World Wide Web
Assistant professor in Computer Science at Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Yinzhi Cao is an assistant professor in Computer Science at Johns Hopkins University. His research mainly focuses on the security and privacy of the Web, smartphones, and machine learning using program analysis techniques. His past work was widely featured by over 30 media outlets, such as NSF Science Now (Episode 38), CCTV News, IEEE Spectrum, Yahoo! News, and ScienceDaily. He received three distinguished paper awards at USENIX Security'2021, SOSP’17, and IEEE CNS’15 respectively, and one best paper nomination at CCS’20. He is a recipient of the DARPA Young Faculty Award (YFA) 2022, the Amazon Research Award 2021 and 2017, and NSF CAREER Award 2021.