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Mikhail Davidov

Principal Security Researcher

From launching high altitude balloons into near-space to developing automated crash dump analysis tools for DARPA, Mikhail has been making and breaking things for the majority of his life. Acting as a Principal Security Researcher at Duo Labs Mikhail brings a wealth of reverse engineering and security consulting experience to bear looking at interesting attack surfaces in new and emerging technologies while blowing a few things up along the way.

  • mdavidov@duosecurity.com
  • @sirus
4 articles by Mikhail Davidov

Flipping Bits and Opening Doors: Reverse Engineering the Linear Wireless Security DX Protocol

A security researcher on the Duo Labs team details how he found several vulnerabilities in a wireless physical security system.

Reverse Engineering, Dx Protocol, Wireless Security, Labs Research

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

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

Dude, You Got Dell’d: Publishing Your Privates

While working on a larger research project, Duo Labs security researchers found sketchy certificates on a brand-new Dell Inspiron 14 laptop. Read on for more about Superfish 2: eDellRoot Boogaloo.

Security Research, Dell Security, Edell Root, Labs Research