Bogdan Botezatu

Bogdan Botezatu has spent the past 12 years as Director of Threat Research at Bitdefender. His areas of expertise include malware deobfuscation, detection, removal and prevention. Bogdan is the author of A History of Malware and Botnets 101. Before joining Bitdefender, he worked at one of Romania's largest and oldest universities as network administrator in charge of SecOps and policies.
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Recent Posts

May 12, 2021

Infrastructure Attack Highlights That Ransomware Operators Are Aiming for Business Disruption

Ransomware continues to be the ultimate business disruptor. This week Colonial Pipeline, a ...

Mar 17, 2020

Bitdefender blocks CVE-2020-0796 ‘EternalDarkness Bug’ at Network Level

A new vulnerability in the SMB protocol allows an unauthenticated attacker to run arbitrary ...

Mar 06, 2019

Thwarting GandCrab in the New Era of Agile Computer-Jackers

New Bitdefender decryptor can be deployed across the network to automate recovery

Jul 24, 2018

More Organizations Are Adopting Biometrics for Security—But Barriers Still Remain

For years, biometrics technology has been discussed as a possible solution for more ...

Jun 26, 2018

How Blockchain Can Improve Internet of Things Security

Two of the hottest technology trends today are the rise in Internet of Things (IoT) and ...

Jun 08, 2018

Emergence of the Internet of Things and Other Issues are Raising Concerns about the Security of Wi-Fi Networks

Private and public Wi-Fi networks have become critical parts of the technology ...

May 09, 2018

Ransomware Attacks Emerge as Key Cyber Security Threat, Verizon Report Says

Ransomware attacks have emerged as a key cyber security threat for global organizations, ...

Apr 30, 2018

Are You Ready for GDPR Compliance? Many Organizations Are Not

The deadline for one of the most highly publicized and impactful data privacy regulations in ...

Apr 17, 2018

Your Protection Is Our Mission, and We’re Serious About It

In 2001, a team of 30 cyber security experts in Romania had a dream: to provide excellent ...

Apr 12, 2018

Thinking of Moving ERP to the Cloud? Don’t Forget About Security

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) continues to be a mainstay of corporate IT, providing the ...

Mar 28, 2018

Small Gains, Big Wins – When Facing Cyber Threats, a Swift Response Could Save Your Company

Speed is the critical factor in mitigating the damage of a cyber attack, and will remain so ...

Mar 22, 2018

Small Gains, Big Wins – Security Threats Cause Sleepless Nights for UK CISOs

Security threats are keeping CISOs awake at night. We have this on good authority: around ...

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