Senior Staff Malware Scientist, FireEye, Inc
Atif Mushtaq architected FireEye's core botnet detection engine, which is a signatures-less engine that can detect the presence of malware such as trojans, worms and botnets inside large networks. Mushtaq writes often on network security issues, his articles can be found on FireEye's official blog at blog.fireeye.com. His research on botnets has led to many of the world's largest spam botnets of their time. The list includes Srizbi, Rustock A and B, Ozdok/Mega-D, Cutwail A and most recently the Grum botnet.