Michal Malik
Michal Malik
Detection Engineer
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Education: Studying Computer Science at the Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava

Highlight of your career? So far – getting to work for ESET

Position and history at ESET? Detection engineer

What malware do you hate the most? The boring kind

Favorite activities? Reading books, watching TV shows/movies, exercising

What is your golden rule for cyberspace? Backup everything and then again

When did you get your first computer and what kind was it? In primary school. I don’t remember much about it, just that it had Windows and a racing game

Favorite computer game/activity? Sid Meier’s Civilization series

Linux Shishiga malware using LUA scripts

The usage of the BitTorrent protocol and Lua modules separates Linux/Shishiga from other types of malware, according to analysis by ESET.

New Linux/Rakos threat: devices and servers under SSH scan (again)

ESET’s Peter Kálnai and Michal Malik report on a new Linux/Rakos threat – devices and servers are under SSH scan again.

Meet Remaiten – a Linux bot on steroids targeting routers and potentially other IoT devices

ESET researchers are actively monitoring malware that targets embedded systems such as routers, gateways and wireless access points. We call this new threat Linux/Remaiten.

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