International virus expert David Perry has been involved in malware since the first PC viruses were created. He worked at Norton on Norton Antivirus and at McAfee and now is at Trend Micro, which offers solutions primarily for the enterprise.
As Global Director of Education for Trend Micro, David travels the world telling companies, media and users about the various threats to their systems: viruses, Trojans, worms, spam, spyware, rootkits, phishing, pharming and so on.
In this interview, David tells the Great Lakes Geek how he got started with viruses and how times have changed from when (mostly) harmless hackers were showing off their programming skills to today when organized crime is seeking financial gain from their malware.
June 10, 2006 Interview
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