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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

Holiday Travel Security & Privacy Tech Tips

Holiday travel tests your personal data security. It’s easier to keep your money, identity and tech safe with tips from Duo’s Senior Security Researcher.

Security Tips, Travel, InfoSec, Information Security, Identity Theft Protection, Duo Security, 2FA

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

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

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

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