Steve Povolny is the Head of Advanced Threat Research for McAfee Enterprise, which delivers groundbreaking vulnerability research spanning nearly every industry. With more than a decade of experience in network security, Steve is a recognized authority on hardware and software vulnerabilities, and regularly collaborates with influencers in academia, government, law enforcement, consumers and enterprise businesses of all sizes. Steve is a sought after public speaker and media commentator who often blogs on key topics. He brings his passion for threat research and a unique vision to harness the power of collaboration between the research community and product vendors, through responsible disclosure, for the benefit of all.

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Ripple20 Critical Vulnerabilities – Detection Logic and Signatures

This document has been prepared by McAfee Advanced Threat Research in collaboration with JSOF who discovered and responsibly disclosed the...

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What’s in the Box? Part II: Hacking the iParcelBox

Package delivery is just one of those things we take for granted these days. This is especially true in the...

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SMBGhost – Analysis of CVE-2020-0796

The Vulnerability The latest vulnerability in SMBv3 is a “wormable” vulnerability given its potential ability to replicate or spread over...

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Model Hacking ADAS to Pave Safer Roads for Autonomous Vehicles

The last several years have been fascinating for those of us who have been eagerly observing the steady move towards...

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Introduction and Application of Model Hacking

Catherine Huang, Ph.D., and Shivangee Trivedi contributed to this blog. The term “Adversarial Machine Learning” (AML) is a mouthful!  The...

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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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We Be Jammin’ – Bypassing Chamberlain myQ Garage Doors

The idea of controlling your garage door remotely and verifying that everything is secure at home, or having packages delivered...

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The Tradeoff Between Convenience and Security – A Balancing Act for Consumers and Manufacturers

This week McAfee Advanced Threat Research (ATR) published new findings, uncovering security flaws in two popular IoT devices: a connected...

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Apple iOS Attack Underscores Importance of Threat Research

The recent discovery of exploit chains targeting Apple iOS is the latest example of how cybercriminals can successfully operate malicious campaigns, undetected,...

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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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