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How Secure is the Retail Industry’s Infrastructure Today?

Retailers and consumers can better secure payment data. Tactics like two-factor authentication and wireless payment technologies offer secure paths forward.

Retail Cybersecurity, Retail Data Security, Duo Security Summit, Duo Push, 2FA

Security Projects to Keep an Eye on in 2017

Infosec is constantly evolving. We asked one of our security researchers to share some of the most exciting projects to keep an eye on in 2017.

Information Security, InfoSec, Metron, Binary Analysis

Unicorn Wrangling 101: What is a Backdoor?

What constitutes a backdoor in software, firmware, or even hardware? This question nagged at us during a recent project that Duo Labs worked on.

Mobile, Backdoors, Android

Over 18,000 Redis Instances Targeted by Fake Ransomware

Duo Labs set out to measure how many Redis instances were exposed to the Internet and potentially vulnerable to attacks. Here is a brief summary of our findings.

Ransomware

Pegasus, My Little Pony of Doom: An Analysis of iOS Vulnerabilities

Find out more about the latest three vulnerabilities affecting iOS devices, and how many enterprise endpoints and phones are susceptible to these exploits.

IOS Security, IOS Vulnerabilities, Pegasus, Trident

Android Phones: Nexus Wins for Security Updates

We at Duo Labs wanted to know if there is a difference between Nexus phones and other Android phones as it relates to security posture. Here are some of the key findings from our analysis:

Android, Mobile

USENIX Annual Technical Conference (ATC) 2016: The Best and Brightest Security Talks

A Duo Labs review of the USENIX Annual Technical Conference (ATC) 2016 in Denver, Colorado and the most interesting security talks on data deduplication, Blockstack, RC4 attacks and causal profiling.

USENIX ATC, InfoSec Conference

More Than Half of Android Phones Vulnerable to Encryption Bypass Attacks

The security research team at Duo Security, Duo Labs analyzed our dataset of Android phones to find out how many were vulnerable to the latest Android encryption bypass attacks, patched in the May 2016 update.

Android, Vulnerability

That Big Symantec Antivirus Bug

A Duo Labs analysis of the recent critical vulnerability found in Symantec’s Antivirus Decomposer engine, used in Symantec Endpoint Protection and other Symantec and Norton security products, and discovered by Tavis Ormandy.

Antivirus, Vulnerability

Thirty Percent of Android Devices Susceptible to 24 Critical Vulnerabilities

It has been nine months since Google began these monthly updates, and we at Duo Labs are interested in how this change in security policy has impacted the masses. The following were some of the key findings from our data analysis...

Android Security, Android

OEM Laptop Security Shootout

OEM Security

A Security Analysis of Signature Edition Laptops

Are Signature Edition laptops really more secure than other laptops? Duo's security research team, Duo Labs compared Signature Edition models with others to find out the answer.

OEM Security, Signature Edition Security

Out-of-Box Exploitation: A Security Analysis of OEM Updaters

Today, Duo Labs is publishing our take on the OOBE; Out-of-Box Exploitation: A Security Analysis of OEM Updaters. OEM software is making us vulnerable and invading our privacy - with that in mind, Duo Labs decided to dig in to see how ugly things can get.

OEM Security, Dell Security, Out of Box Software, Labs Research

Duo Labs Answers: Is Public Wi-Fi Safe?

From coffee shops to airports to hotels and work conferences, free public Wi-Fi is everywhere, easy and accessible. But is it safe to use?

Wi Fi Security, 2FA

Bring Your Own Dilemma: OEM Laptops and Windows 10 Security

Security research team, Duo Labs, dissects OEM laptops to find out how secure they are - learn more about the privacy and security issues they found with laptop default settings, data collection and more.

OEM Security, Windows 10 Security, Computer Privacy