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Andrew Lee
Andrew Lee
CEO North America

Education? MSc

Highlights of your career? Founder of AVIEN, Board member of SDRCC, NCSA, AVAR

Position and history at ESET?
Current: CEO of ESET North America
Previous: CRO of ESET LLC

What malware do you hate the most? Adware

Favorite activities? Running, playing guitar.

What is your golden rule for cyberspace? Don’t click stuff.

When did you get your first computer and what kind was it? 1987, Amstrad PC1640.

Favorite computer game/activity? Quake, Age of Empires, Metal Gear series.

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Cyberthieves just love a good wedding, or a funeral…

Not using Twitter or Facebook is, in these times, akin to not owning or using a mobile ‘phone. Last night’s events – the reported death of Osama Bin Laden – proved that we are well and truly in the Twitter era (Twitter reported that over 4000 tweets per second were made immediately preceding the President’s

To block or not to block

A government committee in the United Kingdom have  been debating whether to force providers (such as Microsoft) to include content filters in their software (that they already do to some degree is not something you’d expect a government body to understand). http://www.theregister.co.uk/2008/02/27/culture_committee/ It seems that Microsoft have made the argument that adding filters would ‘send

25 Years of Viruses!

Here’s a great interview with our good friend Professor Richard Ford of FIT on NPR. Discussing the last 25 years of viruses and malware, since the days that Elk Cloner came out on the Apple II, Richard takes you through some great tips for staying secure in today’s malware infested world. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=11954260   Andrew Lee

A busy night at the Stration

The Win32/Stration family of worms has kept ESET’s analysts busy over the last few days; but last night, with close to 50 variants being released in one go, they were able to go home and get some sleep.   Why?   Well, last night they created a ThreatSense Heuristic Update which allowed them to catch

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