Douglas McKee is a Principal Engineer and Senior Security Researcher for the Advanced Threat Research team, focused on finding new vulnerabilities in both software and hardware. Douglas has an extensive background in vulnerability research, penetration testing, reverse engineering, malware analysis, and forensics and throughout his career has provided software exploitation training to many audiences, including law enforcement. Doug is a regular speaker at industry conferences such as DEF CON and his research is regularly featured in publications with broad readership including Politico, Bleeping Computer, Security Boulevard, Venture Beat, CSO, Politico Morning eHealth, Tech Republic, and Axios.

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CurveBall – An Unimaginative Pun but a Devastating Bug

Enterprise customers looking for information on defending against Curveball can find information here. 2020 came in with a bang this...

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HVACking: Understanding the Delta Between Security and Reality

The McAfee Labs Advanced Threat Research team is committed to uncovering security issues in both software and hardware to help...

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‘Insight’ into Home Automation Reveals Vulnerability in Simple IoT Product

Eoin Carroll, Charles McFarland, Kevin McGrath, and Mark Bereza contributed to this report.  The Internet of Things promises to make...

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80 to 0 in Under 5 Seconds: Falsifying a Medical Patient’s Vitals

With the explosion of growth in technology and its influence on our lives, we have become increasingly dependent on it. The medical field is no exception: Medical professionals trust technology to provide them with accurate information and base life-changing decisions on this data.

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Petya More Effective at Destruction Than as Ransomware

At the beginning of the recent Petya malware campaign, the world was quick to exclaim this attack was ransomware. Now,...

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TinyNuke May be a Ticking Time Bomb

On March 12th,  2017 a low-profile developer uploaded to Github a mostly functional Botnet code named TinyNuke. The user, Aainz,...

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Ransomware Families Use NSIS Installers to Avoid Detection, Analysis

Malware families are constantly seeking new ways to hide their code, thwart replication, and avoid detection. A recent trend for...

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