Peter Kálnai
Peter Kálnai
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Education: Algebra on Matfyz at Charles University in Prague

Highlights of your career: Presenting ESET on the Virus Bulletin 2016 conference

Position and history at ESET: Malware Researcher since January 2016

What malware do you hate the most? The one with hardly any invention, but very destructive impact on a victim – like crypto-ransomware.

Favorite activities: Foosball/table football. Stand-up comedians. Movies.

What is your golden rule for cyberspace? User comfort is the blue pill while security is the red one. Always choose the latter.

When did you get your first computer and what kind was it? It was in 1998. The computer was a Windows 95 PC running on an Intel Pentium processor, with 32 MB RAM and 1.7 GB hard disk.

Favorite computer game/activity: Indie games like Limbo or Machinarium now, blockbusters like NHL 98 or Settlers II then.

Malware dirigido contra bancos polacos e instituciones en Latinoamérica

Tras atacar en Polonia, este malware se dirigió a instituciones en Latinoamérica: algunos de sus blancos están en México y Uruguay.

KillDisk apunta a Linux: demanda $250K de rescate pero no descifra los archivos

Descubrimos una variante del malware KillDisk que deja a los equipos sin posibilidad de arranque, aunque no parece ser una verdadera campaña de ransomware.

Linux/Rakos: ataques a dispositivos y servidores mediante SSH (otra vez)

Presentamos a Linux/Rakos, un backdoor para Linux que se propaga a través de un canal conocido aprovechando vulnerabilidades en la seguridad de la red.