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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Mar 19, 2018

UK C-Suite Actively Flaunting InfoSec Rules, Bitdefender ‘Small Gains, Big Wins’ Study Reveals

The individuals charged with running an organisation are actually the most likely to expose ...

Bitdefender Ranks The Top 10 Malware Threats of 2017

Recent months have seen a dramatic reshaping of the cyber security threat landscape, ...

Predictions for 2018: zero-day exploits leaked from security agencies, next-level ransomware

As 2017 draws to an end, the Bitdefender threat analysis unit is already looking into the ...

Ransomware, Digital Currency Miners dominate the threat landscape in 2017, Bitdefender study shows

The past few months have spurred a dramatic reshaping of the threat landscape. Traditional ...

Report Says 1.9 Billion Data Records Were Compromised During First-Half 2017 Breaches

What were the biggest cyber security culprits in the first half of 2017 from a data breach ...

Today's Predictions for Tomorrow's Internet

In observance of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Bitdefender offers a series of ...

Securing the Cloud: An Ongoing Effort

Two of the more notable trends in IT today also happen to be inter-related: the rapid growth ...

Addressing the Security Risks of Mergers and Acquisitions

Among the riskier activities enterprises can undertake are merging with or acquiring other ...

Jul 31, 2017

Enterprises Continue to Grapple with a Huge Cyber Security Skills Shortage

Anyone who works in the cyber security field probably knows how difficult it is for ...

Many Organizations Expect Cyber Attack This Year, Report Says

The findings of a new ISACA research report on the state of cyber security are quite ...

Latest Verizon Data Breach Report Shows Cyber Espionage and Ransomware Attacks on the Rise

The latest data breach report from Verizon is out, and if you’re looking for good news about ...

Wormable ransomware strain uses freshly leaked exploit to encrypt data

Update 5/13/3017: Yesterday evening the WannaCryptor (WannaCry) ransomware family infected ...

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