Cedric Cochin is a Senior Security Architect, CyberThreat SME; and a Senior Principal Engineer on McAfee’s Future Threat Defense Technologies team. He 20 years of experience in information security. Cochin’s primary mission is to provide expertise to McAfee teams and serve as an expert on cybersecurity threats, understand the threat landscape and technologies to defeat threats, and to guide and facilitate the development of security solutions. He drives innovation and the authoring of proofs of concept to address complex and modern threats.

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Additional Analysis into the SUNBURST Backdoor

Executive Summary There has been considerable focus on the recent disclosures associated with SolarWinds, and while existing analysis on the...

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Knock, Knock – Who’s There?

A Windows Linux Subsystem Interop Analysis Following our research from Evil Twins and Windows Linux Subsystem, interoperability between different WSL...

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The Twin Journey, Part 3: I’m Not a Twin, Can’t You See my Whitespace at the End?

In this series of 3 blogs (you can find part 1 here, and part 2 here), so far we have...

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The Twin Journey, Part 2: Evil Twins in a Case In-sensitive Land

In the first of this 3-part blog series, we covered the implications of promoting files to “Evil Twins” where they...

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The Twin Journey, Part 1

Summary and Introduction: The recent changes in Windows 10, aiming to add case sensitivity (CS) at directory level, have prompted...

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In NTDLL I Trust – Process Reimaging and Endpoint Security Solution Bypass

Process Reimaging Overview The Windows Operating System has inconsistencies in how it determines process image FILE_OBJECT locations, which impacts non-EDR...

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Microsoft Cortana Allows Browser Navigation Without Login: CVE-2018-8253

A locked Windows 10 device with Cortana enabled on the lock screen allows an attacker with physical access to the device to do two kinds of unauthorized browsing.

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Want to Break Into a Locked Windows 10 Device? Ask Cortana (CVE-2018-8140)

June’s “Patch Tuesday” (June 12) is here, but it is likely many Windows 10 users have not yet applied these updates.

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