In our previous post on Operation Hangover, we revealed the existence of an attack group, apparently operating from within India, who were mainly targeting systems in Pakistan. In this post, we will analyze the Mac OS X samples that have been linked to this group and will provide new evidence that the Mac and Windows spywares are related.
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.