Camilo Gutiérrez Amaya

Camilo Gutiérrez Amaya

Head of Awareness & Research

Education: Degree in Electronic Engineering from Universidad de Antioquia (Colombia) and MSc (c) in Data Mining & Knowledge Discovery at Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina).

Highlights of your career? I studied two careers at Universidad de Antioquia and Universidad Nacional de Colombia. When I finished, I started working in security in financial institutions of my country.

Position and history at ESET? I started working at ESET in 2012 as an Awareness & Research Specialist. In 2016 I became Head of Awareness & Research for Latin America.

What malware do you hate the most? Adware

Favorite activities? Diving anhd climbing are two activities in which I could invest most of my free time.

What is your golden rule for cyberspace? There's a lot of information on the Internet, but a lot of it is fake, so don't believe in everything you read.

When did you get your first computer and what kind was it? I remember it was in 1994, a 386 computer with MS-DOS and Windows 3.1 interface.

Favorite computer game/activity? I used to spend hours playing Age of Empires, but now I use that time for searching and analyzing information about my study subjects.

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Malware und Exploits: Unterschiede und Gemeinsamkeiten

Die Bedrohungen für Internetnutzer sind vielfältig – und dementsprechend zum Teil etwas unübersichtlich. Begriffe wie Malware, Viren, Phishing oder Exploits kursieren häufig in Nachrichten und während die meisten Nutzer immerhin wissen, dass damit nichts Gutes verbunden ist, gibt es doch vermutlich einige Unklarheiten bezüglich ihrer genauen Bedeutung.