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To improve performance Chrome will stop playing Flash ads by default starting September 1st #ads #web
In June, we announced (https://goo.gl/TF7dmD) that Chrome will begin pausing many Flash ads by default to improve performance for users. This change is… - AdWords - Google+
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MSN.com Ads used to distribute Angler Malware campaign  - http://buff.ly/1KQAKAq #ads #security #msn
The same actors behind the recent Yahoo and Azure malvertising attacks went after MSN.com this time.
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Behind the biggest hacks in ‘League of Legends’ history - http://buff.ly/1NPNKtn #gaming #lol #hacking
In August 2012, League of Legends was the most popular PC game in the world. More than 12 million players across Europe and North America played the game daily, and after nearly three years on the market, its U.S.-based developer, Riot Games, was looking to expand into Asia.
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Here's a crazy report: Kaspersky Lab, makers of a popular antivirus service, might have created fake malware for over ten years to harm its competitors. The software was benign, but ...
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Or is this psyops?
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[Hilarious] Oracle's CSO thinks the company doesn't need security help and ask to stop finding vulns - http://thenextweb.com/opinion/2015/08/11/oracle-drinking-the-kool-aid/ #security #oracle
Oracle's Chief Security Officer, Mary Ann Davidson, took to her corporate blog today to rant about security, and how Oracle has been pursuing its own clients that break its license ...
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And they pulled the post hours later. The Web has its memory though :-) 
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Looping Surveillance Cameras through Live Editing of Network Streams. Amazing #defcon talk - http://t.co/xfRrnAzrfc

code: https://github.com/ervanalb/lens

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Dolphin and Mercury Android browsers plagued with remote vulnerabilities /http://www.welivesecurity.com/2015/08/26/dolphin-mercury-android-browsers-major-vulnerabilities/ #android #security 
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Yup they are terrible. I played around with them when android disabled flash and there are so many bugs oh so many
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Behind the biggest hacks in ‘League of Legends’ history - http://buff.ly/1NPNKtn #gaming #lol #hacking
In August 2012, League of Legends was the most popular PC game in the world. More than 12 million players across Europe and North America played the game daily, and after nearly three years on the market, its U.S.-based developer, Riot Games, was looking to expand into Asia.
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Really excited about Enigma. If you haven't yet, check it out and register or submit talk for it :)

#security  #anti-abuse #chrome   #privacy  

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Google is excited to both sponsor and help USENIX build Enigma, a new conference focused on security, privacy and electronic crime through the lens of emerging threats and novel attacks. Get more information about USENIX Enigma on the Google Research blog, linked below.
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Looping Surveillance Cameras through Live Editing of Network Streams. Amazing #defcon talk - http://t.co/xfRrnAzrfc

code: https://github.com/ervanalb/lens

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Impressive talk: cloning 4G Sim cards using DPA - http://buff.ly/1DvzfdB #security #gsm
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In the wild lol
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Education
  • École Normale Supérieure de Cachan
    PhD in Computer Science, 2005 - 2008
  • École Normale Supérieure
    Master in Computer Science, 2004 - 2005
  • EPITA
    Engneering degree, 2000 - 2004
  • Stanford University
    Postdoctoral Researcher, 2008 - 2011
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Anti-abuse research lead @Google
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Protect Google users, Fight evil, Help fixing the Internet
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    Anti-abuse research lead, 2012 - present
    Research and develop Google next generation defenses.
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Grenoble France - Palo Alto California USA - Paris France
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