Zachary Cutlip

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Zachary Cutlip

Zachary Cutlip is a security researcher who is into developing exploitation techniques targeting embedded systems and network infrastructure. Since 2003, Zach has worked either directly for or with the National Security Agency in various capacities. Before embracing a lifestyle of ripped jeans and untucked shirts, he spent six years in the US Air Force, parting ways at the rank of a Captain. Zach holds an undergraduate degree from Texas A&M University and a master's degree from Johns Hopkins University.


He is the author of Crossbow Exploit Development Framework, set of tools and modules, such as payloads, encoders, connect-back servers, etc. for MIPS CPU architecture.