Christopher Boyd
Malware Intelligence Analyst

Former Director of Research at FaceTime Security Labs. He has a very particular set of skills. Skills that make him a nightmare for threats like you.

July 21, 2016 - Scammers send a well known verified account a "Please authorize this app to become verified" message. Confusion follows.

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July 15, 2016 - Our Pokemon Go blogpost warning users about online scams became a Pokemon-style lure - for comment section drive-by scammers.

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July 11, 2016 - Virtual reality is when you wear a helmet and flail your arms around at a computer generated game, hopefully without walking into a wall. Augmented reality is when you overlay computer generated elements onto the real world, using eyeglasses or looking down your phone, hopefully without falling over a fence. Pokemon GO is a mobile game which lets you hunt for Pokemon in the real world, capture them and do battle with your new pets. Augmented reality games which encourage you to walk around doing things have been around for some time, but Pokemon GO is perhaps the first such title to go mainstream. With it, we see some unintended consequences...

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July 7, 2016 - I've seen some amazing claims of security in place on scam sites down the years, alongside dazzling statements with regards how a "free stuff" or "hack an account" service is designed to work at all costs. This, however, is not one of them...

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July 6, 2016 - Any Twitter feed can become a target for a compromise - even NASA...

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