Raj Kapoor

Raj Kapoor

Technical Engineer

Barely, but mainly industry based certifications such as CompTIA N+, CompTIA sec+, Cisco CCNA. Mostly self-taught in red/purple/blue teaming as well as learning skills in Reverse Engineering and Malware development.

Position and history at ESET?
Started in Technical support in 2019, and moved over to technical pre-sales assisting the sales team and supporting customers.

Highlights of your career?
Successfully creating my first piece of “demonstration” ransomware in C++ to show the capabilities of ESET Inspect.

What malware do you hate the most?

What is your golden rule for cyberspace? “SWYgeW91IGNvbm5lY3QgaXQgdG8gdGhlIGludGVybmV0LCBzb21lb25lIGlzIGdvaW5nIHRvIG93biBpdC4=”
F3EAD (Find, Fix, Finish, Exploit, Analyse, disseminate)

Favorite activities?
I am keen on finding new ways to exploit ubiquitous technology that surrounds us every day, developing my own tools to exploit these technologies and teaching my daughter, currently 1 year old about all the cool things you can do with technology!

When did you get your first computer and what kind was it?
I think it was the early 90’s when I got a Commodore 64 with the tape deck to play games. Also the first machine I was able to get to output “Hello World”.

Favorite computer game / activity?
My favorite game is Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2, there is nothing like being outpaced, outgunned and outmaneuvered by a person half your age to induce rage.