Ștefan Tănase

Ștefan Tănase

Ștefan Tănase

Short Bio

Ștefan joined Kaspersky Lab in 2007 as a regional researcher in Romania, where he was responsible for monitoring the local threat landscape. Two years later Stefan joined the Global Research & Analysis Team as a Senior Security Researcher. He specializes in advanced persistent threats and cyber espionage operations, the cybercrime ecosystem, threats targeting financial systems and global security trends in general.

Other areas of interest include:

  • Web security and infected websites
  • Security issues and privacy implications of social networking
  • Deepweb networks such as Tor
  • The evolution of cryptocurrencies

Ștefan is involved in several innovative research projects, ranging from malware databases and honeypots to web crawlers. He is a regular speaker at major international security conferences, including SAS, Virus Bulletin, RSA, IDC or AVAR.

The Evolution of Cyber-Espionage