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
Education:Software Engineering student at École de Technologie supérieure
Highlights of your career? Winning the first Péter Szőr award for our research on Operation Windigo.
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 remember playing with the TI-99 of my grandfather, but this first one I broke was his 486SX by editing the config.sys file incorrectly.
Favorite computer game/activity? CTF competitions