S3 Lab - Software & Systems Security Laboratory

binary analysis & instrumentation people

Junghwan (John) Rhee
Junghwan (John) Rhee
Affiliated Faculty

binary analysis & instrumentation projects

RetroFirm RetroFirm

The RetroFirm project focuses on analyzing and modifying the off-the-shelf firmware binary images of various cyber-physical and IoT systems to enhance their security.


The CLUE project develops an infrastructure to detect and diagnose system anomalies in enterprise systems. These anomalies include stealthy malware and other types of hidden system anomalies. CLUE provides a diverse set of tools to find and understand such anomalies with minimal disruption to the target system.

recent binary analysis & instrumentation publications (see all)

RevARM: A Platform-Agnostic ARM Binary Rewriter for Security Applications
Taegyu Kim, Chung Hwan Kim, Hongjun Choi, Yonghwi Kwon, Brendan Saltaformaggio, Xiangyu Zhang, and Dongyan Xu
In ACSAC 2017 [ pdf :: slides :: bibtex ]