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Lei Xu

Machine Learning Engineer

Lei Xu is a Machine Learning Engineer at Abnormal Security, where she works on applying ML to defeat real world cyberattacks. Prior to joining Abnormal, she earned her master's degree in Data Science in NYU and worked in ASAPP on Natural Language Processing. When not working on solving advanced email threats, she spends most of her time baking, food hunting in NYC, learning Korean, and walking dogs.

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On October 21st, 2020, just two weeks before the US general election, many voters in Florida received threatening emails purportedly from the “Proud Boys." These attacks often included some personal information like an address or phone number, threatened violence...
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