Olivier Bilodeau

Olivier Bilodeau

Malware Researcher

Highlights of your career? Speaking at Defcon, winning at local hacking games competitions (CTFs) and losing at the international ones.

Position and history at ESET? Malware researcher. Joined ESET in 2012.

What malware do you hate the most? Server-side malware running on linux but targeting Windows end-users.

Favorite activities? Brewing my own beer, trolling on IRC and fixing my house.

What is your golden rule for cyberspace? Use a password manager!

When did you get your first computer and what kind was it? My parents bought us a CoCo 2. I don’t remember when but I was very young. My parents like to say that I learned to type my name on this computer before learning how to write it on paper.

Favorite computer game/activity? vim

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