Anton Cherepanov, Malware-Forscher bei ESET, hat bei der diesjährigen Black Hat USA 2017 in Las Vegas den Pwnie Award für die "beste Backdoor" gewonnen.
Education: Degree in history, postgraduate diploma in journalism and a PGCE PCET with a specialism in journalism.
Highlights of your career: Writing a novel in my early 20s which, while unpublishable, I'm very proud of.
What malware do you hate the most? Hate is a very strong word. They are all problematic.
Favorite activities: Anything cultural.
Golden rule for cyberspace? Don't overshare – privacy is an understated virtue.
When did you get your first computer and what kind was it? No idea when but it was the ZX Spectrum – tape cassettes for games.
Favorite computer game / activity: Street Fighter II; Super Mario Kart; Metal Gear Solid.