Bio

Raphael Labaca Castro

Raphael Labaca Castro

Education: Information Systems Engineer with an M.Sc. in Information Security at the Universidad de Buenos Aires. In 2010 I also cooperated within the Institute for Neural Computation at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum in Germany.

Position and history at ESET: Joined ESET Latinoamérica in 2011 as security researcher and in 2012 started to coordinate the area. In 2014 I moved to Germany where I collaborate to improve security-related activities and also worked as editor-in-chief for WeLiveSecurity until January 2021.

What malware do you hate the most? Hating malware does not seem to help. I try to understand it in order to help our users to protect themselves.

Favorite activities: Traveling and knowing new cultures.

Golden rule for cyberspace? If we all do what we suggest, we’d be safer.

When did you get your first computer and what kind was it? In 1999, it was a Pentium 200 Mhz, 32 Mb RAM and 4 Gb hard disk.

Favorite computer activity: Booking flights.

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