Yan Wang (王琰)

Security reseacher, WeiRan Lab, Huawei Inc.
Building 21, No.156 Beiqing Road, Haidian District, Beijing
wangy0129 # gmail
Former captain and cofounder of NeSE


  • B.S. degree, Infromation Security, Shanghai Jiaotong University. 2007-2011
  • Security Researcher, NSFOCUS. 2011-2014
  • Ph.D. degree, Cyberspace Security, Institute of Information Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences. 2014-2020

Research Interests

  • Automatic Exploit Generation
  • Program Analysis
  • Fuzzing
  • Malware Analysis

CTF Career

  • 2016 1st plcae XCTF team in AliCTF
  • 2017 6th place in 0CTF
  • 2017 3rd place in RCTF
  • 2017 4th place in NJCTF
  • 2018 6th place in QiangWangBei CTF

  • XNUCA-2016 Reverse, Pwn and Final co-organizer and challenge designer
  • XNUCA-2017 and XNUCA-2018 final co-organizer and challenge designer


  • National Cyber Security Award 2019.
  • National Scholarship for doctoral students 2016.



  1. Revery: from Proof-of-Concept to Exploitable (One Step towards Automatic Exploit Generation)
    Yan Wang, Chao Zhang*, Xiaobo Xiang, Zixuan Zhao, Wenjie Li, Xiaorui Gong, Bingchang Liu, Kaixiang Chen, Wei Zou
    In ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security 2018 (ACM CCS 2018), Toronto, CAN, Oct 2018


  1. From Proof-of-Concept to Exploitable (One Step towards Automatic Exploitability Assessment) Yan Wang, Wei Wu, Xiaorui Gong, Chao Zhang, Xinyu Xing, Wei Zou
    In CyberSecurity 2019, Feb 2019