About & Disclaimer

Greetings! My name is Bart.

I usually spend time researching, analyzing and reversing malware. I analyse all flavors of malware, independent of operating system or language they are written in.

If you want to send me malware or any other file for analysis, provide a description if possible and for attaching samples, preferably use ZIP or 7-zip and use a password of your choosing.

Alternatively, upload the file on your website of choosing, and send me the download link.

Feel free to contact me on Twitter,via the contact form on the right of this blog, or via email:




I usually reply within 24h.

If you want to send me an encrypted email, you can find my PGP key on Keybase.

You can also ask me any kind of questions on my blog, Twitter or email as indicated above.

Here are some of my most popular blog posts:



Indicators are shared on AlienVault's OTX and at the bottom of each blog post. You can also find me on GitHub, where I've posted a few projects.

Note this is a personal blog, and as such, all views expressed are my own.

Disclaimer

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All views expressed on this site are my own and do not represent the opinions of any entity whatsover with which I have been, am now, or will be affiliated.

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