In this post, Matías Porolli looks at how to configure an environment with WinDbg and virtual machines in order to debug drivers or code running in Windows kernel space.
Education? Information Systems Engineer from Universidad Tecnológica Nacional, Mendoza region (Argentina).
ighlights of your career? After graduating and before joining ESET, I worked on various research projects with the Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services team for Ernst & Young, dedicated to the analysis of evidence on disks and computer equipment.
Position and history at ESET? Winner of the Premio Universitario ESET contest for best security research in 2011. In May 2013 I joined the team as an Awareness & Research Specialist and in early 2014 I started working as a Malware Analyst.
What malware do you hate the most? INF/Autorun.
Favorite activities? Learning languages, basketball, football, and BMX.
What is your golden rule for cyberspace? Cogito ergo sum.
When did you get your first computer and what kind was it? Around 1996. I do not remember the model, but I do remember it runned Windows 3.11.
Favorite computer game/activity? Sega Genesis ROMs, DooM, Need for Speed Most Wanted.