Marc-Etienne M.Léveillé, Author at WeLiveSecurity

Bio

Marc-Etienne M.Léveillé

Marc-Etienne M.Léveillé

Malware Researcher

Education:Software Engineering student at École de Technologie supérieure

Highlights of your career? OSX/Flashback analysis

Position and history at ESET? Malware Researcher since January 2012

What malware do you hate the most? Malware that steals money or destroys documents

Favorite activities? Photography, Cycling, Playing the clarinet

When did you get your first computer and what kind was it? I rember playing with the TI-99 of my grandfather. At the time it was only playing simple games ;)

Favorite computer game/activity? CTF competitions

Articles by author

The Dark Side of the ForSSHe

ESET researchers discovered a set of previously undocumented Linux malware families based on OpenSSH. In the white paper, “The Dark Side of the ForSSHe”, they release analysis of 21 malware families to improve the prevention, detection and remediation of such threats

TorrentLocker now targets UK with Royal Mail phishing

Three weeks ago, iSIGHT Partners discovered a new Ransomware encrypting victims’ documents. They dubbed this new threat TorrentLocker. TorrentLocker propagates via spam messages containing a link to a phishing page where the user is asked to download and execute “package tracking information”. In August, only Australians were targeted with fake Australian Post package-tracking page. While