Matthieu Faou
Matthieu Faou
Malware Researcher
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Education: ? Ingénieur civil at Mines Nancy / M. Sc. in Computer Engineering at Polytechnique Montréal

Highlights of your career: Presentation of my master thesis at Virus Bulletin 2016.

Position and history at ESET: I joined ESET in august 2016 as a Malware Researcher.

What malware do you hate the most? Click-fraud malware. Stealthy but very profitable.

Favorite activities: Running, cycling, skiing.

What is your golden rule for cyberspace? Use your critical mindset.

When did you get your first computer and what kind was it? I was too young to remember the date. It had windows 3.1!

Cryptocurrency web mining: In union there is profit

Cryptocurrency mining has been used by cybercriminals to make a quick and easy profit while corrupting the victim’s machine in the process.

Stantinko: A massive adware campaign operating covertly since 2012

Since the beginning of 2017, ESET has been conducting an investigation into a complex threat mainly targeting Russia and Ukraine. Stantinko has stood out.

RTM: Stealthy group targeting remote banking system

Today, ESET has released a white paper on RTM, a cybercrime group that has been relentlessly targeting businesses in Russia and neighboring countries.

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