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.

August 5, 2016 - We recently sponsored a deep-dive study conducted by Osterman Research on the subject of Ransomware, and the results are a stark insight into one of the biggest problems facing both enterprise and home networks at the moment. Some key UK-centric findings: 40% of businesses worldwide attacked, but Senior UK IT staff suffered the highest number of...

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July 29, 2016 - It's been a busy few months for the Malwarebytes team. Infosec Europe, Chelsea FC, radio interviews, and a certain Blogger Awards that you may have voted on recently. How did we do? You'll have to read on to find out!

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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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