Researcher at Microsoft

Jaeyeon Jung is a researcher at Microsoft Research. Prior to joining Microsoft, she was a research scientist at Intel Labs Seattle (2007-2011) after a brief stint as a software architect at Mazu networks (2006-2007). She obtained her PhD from MIT in 2006. Her current research focuses on developing new technologies for protecting consumer privacy, particularly in the areas of mobile systems and emerging consumer devices for the home. She is best known for her work on TaintDroid, which produced a runtime information flow tracking system for monitoring Android applications for privacy violations. The findings from the TaintDroid work resulted in the wide spread media coverage including CNET, BBC, and Wired.