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Mark Loveless

Senior Security Researcher

Mark Loveless is a Senior Security Researcher with Duo Labs who also goes by the name Simple Nomad on the interwebs. He is not overly paranoid, in spite of the fact that evil alien robots are stealing his luggage when he travels.

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24 articles by Mark Loveless

Guide to Securing Your Online Accounts

There is no point in worrying whether attackers can abuse account recovery to take control of your account, if the attacker can just bypass basic controls and access your account. Here is a list of recommended security settings for the 12 popular services we looked at.

Labs Research, Account Security

How Popular Web Services Handle Account Recovery

An examination of 12 popular web services show distinct differences in how different providers implement account recovery. They all have different options, but Facebook and GitHub offers some of the best security options on the list.

Labs Research, Account Security

Ways Web Services Monitor User Accounts for Fraud

Here are some recommendations for what we’d like to see online services do while monitoring their platform for account fraud. While some of them apply specifically to account recovery, but recommendations focus on improving overall account security.

Labs Research, Account Security

Understanding Bluetooth Security

When it comes to Internet of Things (IoT) security research, you may run into roadblocks examining Bluetooth pairing and encryption between older devices and new ones - this blog post explains what you need to know to overcome them.

Labs Research, Bluetooth Security, IoT Security

Bluetooth Hacking Tools Comparison

The Duo Labs security research team compares the features and capabilities of several Bluetooth scanners and software to best assist you in your security and IoT research.

Labs Research, Bluetooth Security, Bluetooth Hacking