Sébastien Duquette, Author at WeLiveSecurity

Bio

Sébastien Duquette

Sébastien Duquette

Malware Researcher

Education? Graduate in Computer Science at Université du Québec à Montréal.

Highlights of my career? Took part in the investigation on Georbot in spring 2012.

Position and history at ESET? Malware Researcher, ESET Canada. With ESET for 2 years.

What malware do you hate the most? Exploit kits.

Favorite activities? Cycling, Starcraft 2.

What is your golden rule for cyberspace? Keep your software up to date.

When did you get your first computer and what kind was it? Commodore 64 when I was 7 years old.

Favorite computer game/activity? Starcraft 2.

Articles by author

Foxxy Software Outfoxed?

Part of my daily routine here at ESET is to inspect URLs for new trends and malware campaigns identified by our systems. A couple of weeks ago I noticed a group of URLs with a similar pattern. When I investigated further, I found out that the URLs pointed to copies of legitimate web sites with

Win32/Delf.QCZ : Additional details

At the beginning of this month, my colleague Robert Lipovsky posted an article on a new threat called Win32/Delf.QCZ, also known as Trojan.Badlib or Trojan.Win32.Miner.h. This threat caught the attention of others and additional information has since been added by fellow researchers on the blogs of Kaspersky and Symantec as well as on the H-Online

Win32/PSW.OnlineGames.OUM : Part 2 – Data stealing

Win32/PSW.OnlineGames.OUM is a malware that aims to steal credentials for online games. It targets popular titles such as World of Warcraft, Star Wars Galaxy, Lineage 2 or Guild Wars. Active since 2006, it is amongst the most detected threats by ESET, taking the 7th position between January and April 2011. In our previous blog post,

Win32/PSW.OnlineGames.OUM – Part 1 : The update process

Win32/PSW.OnlineGames.OUM is a malware that aims to steal credentials for online games. It targets popular game titles such as World of Warcraft, Star Wars Galaxy, Lineage 2 or Guild Wars. Active since 2006. This malicious software is amongst the most detected threats by ESET, taking the 7th position of the Top 10 most detected threats