Costin Raiu

Costin Raiu Costin specializes in analysing advanced persistent threats and high-level malware attacks. He leads the Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) at Kaspersky that researched the inner workings of Stuxnet, Duqu, Carbanak, and more recently, Lazarus, BlueNoroff, Moonlight Maze and the Equation group. Costin's work includes analysing malicious websites, exploits and online banking malware. Costin has over 23 years of experience in anti-virus technologies and security research. He is a member of the Virus Bulletin Technical Advisory Board, a member of the Computer AntiVirus Researchers' Organization (CARO), and a reporter for the WildList Organization International. Before joining Kaspersky Lab, Costin worked for GeCad as Chief Researcher and as a data security expert with the RAV anti-virus developers' group. Costin joined Kaspersky Lab in 2000 and became Director of the Global Research & Analysis Team in 2010. Some of his hobbies include chess, photography and science fiction literature. @craiu