Mathy Vanhoef

Postdoctoral Associate Affiliation: NYU Abu Dhabi
Education: PhD KU Leuven, Belgium

Research Areas: Network & System Security; Software Security; Secure Software Engineering; Applied Cryptography; Privacy

Mathy Vanhoef is a postdoctoral researcher at New York University Abu Dhabi in the CSP (Cyber Security & Privacy) lab of Christina Pöpper. He was previously affiliated with the DistriNet (Distributed Systems and Computer Networks) group at KU Leuven in Belgium. Mathy obtained his PhD at KU Leuven in 2016 under supervision of Frank Piessens, and obtained his Master and Bachelor degree at Hasselt University in Belgium.

See his website for recent publications, PC memberships, and other information. Summarized, he is known for his KRACK attack against WPA2, the Dragonblood attack against WPA3, and the RC4 NOMORE attack against RC4.

Mathy's PGP key fingerprint is 40FE C75D 8E27 439B 2FCF BFF9 D2F5 B295 95A9 87F5.

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