Lab: 3530 Phelps Hall, UCSB
Phone: (805) 886-5374
Email: gangw [AT] cs.ucsb.edu
Attacks and Defenses in Large Online Communities
Uber Inc., San Francisco, CA, February 1, 2016;
LinkedIn Inc., Mountain View, CA, December 2, 2015.
Whispers in the Dark: Analysis of an Anonymous Social Network
The14th Internet Measurement Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 5, 2014.
Man vs. Machine: Practical Adversarial Detection of Malicious Crowdsourcing Workers
Microsoft Membership PM R&D Team, Redmond, WA, September 2, 2014;
Microsoft Azure Data Science and Security Team, Redmond, WA, August 27, 2014;
The 23rd USENIX Security Symposium, San Diego, CA, 2014 August 20, 2014;
UW-MSR Summer Institute, Seattle, WA, July 30, 2014.
You are How You Click: Clickstream Analysis for Sybil Detection
The 22nd USENIX Security Symposium, Washington, DC, WA, August 15, 2013.
Wisdom in the Social Crowd: an Analysis of Quora
The 22nd International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 16, 2013.
Clickstream Models & Sybil Detection
Security Team of Renren Inc., Beijing, China, March 15, 2013.
Social Turing Tests: Crowdsourcing Sybil Detection
The 20th Annual Network & Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), San Diego, CA, February 26, 2013.
Fighting Fire With Fire: Crowdsourcing Security Threats and Solutions on the Social Web
AT&T Security Research Center, Middletown, NJ, January 31, 2013.
Serf and Turf: Crowdturfing for Fun and Profit
The 21st International World Wide Web Conference (WWW), Lyon, France, April 21, 2012.
Experimental Study on Neighbor Selection Policy for Phoenix Network Coordinate System
The International Workshop on Peer-To-Peer Networking (P2PNet), St.-Petersburg, Russia, October 14, 2009.
Understanding and Defending Against Malicious Crowdsourcing
SaTCPI, Washington, WA, January, 2015.
Characterizing and Detecting Malicious Crowdsourcing
Workshop of ACM SIGCOMM, Hong Kong, China, August, 2013.
I am the Antenna: Accurate Outdoor AP Location using Smartphone
Future of Mobile Workshop at Google, Mountain View, CA, May, 2012.
Polaris, A Distributed Online Social Network
Engineering Insights Conference, UCSB, April, 2011.