Win32/Gataka is an information-stealing Trojan that has been previously discussed on this blog here and here. Recently, we came across a post from its author on an underground forum trying to sell his creation. The post contained a help file detailing the inner working of this threat. This blog post will highlight some of the
Education? B. Eng. Electical Engineering / M. Eng. Computer Engineering
Highlights of your career? My career highlight at ESET was able to present research I conducted at conferences such as Virus Bulletin and ZeroNights.
Position and history at ESET? I joined ESET in 2011. I am a malware researcher in the Security Intelligence program.
What malware do you hate the most? Win32/SpyEye. It was the first investigation I did when I joined ESET and, while it was a good learning experience, I still resent it ;)
Favorite activities? I love playing with my kids, cycling, jogging and playing the piano.
What is your golden rule for cyberspace? Be paranoid enough.
When did you get your first computer and what kind was it? My dad got me my first computer – a Commodore-64 – in 1988.
Favorite computer game/activity? My favorite computer game is the EA NHL series.