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Robert Simmons

Robert Simmons
Independent malware researcher and threat researcher at ReversingLabs. With an expertise in building automated malware analysis systems based on open source tools, he has been tracking malware and phishing attacks and picking them apart for years. Robert has spoken on malware analysis at many of the top security conferences including DEFCON, HOPE, botconf, and DerbyCon among others. Robert also is a maintainer of plyara, a YARA rule parser written in pure Python.

Recent Posts from Robert Simmons

January 31, 2020

RATs in the Library

Public hosting sites present a challenge for defenders when exploited by adversaries to conceal payloads using various encoding techniques
January 24, 2020

Hunting for Ransomware

Many ransomware families have changed their tactics and victim-targeting in recent years. Rather than indiscriminate attacks against anyone they’re able to infect, they have moved to a process called “big game hunting”.