Kaspersky Lab Int. Strengthens Its Anti-Virus Research Team

01 Nov 2000
Business News

One of the World's Leading Anti-Virus Analysts Joins Kaspersky Lab

Cambridge, UK, November 2, 2000 - Kaspersky Lab Int., an international anti-virus software development company, announces that Costin Raiu, one of the world's most prominent anti-virus experts, has joined Kaspersky Lab's anti-virus research team.

Costin Raiu has been involved in virus research and the developing of anti-virus technologies for more than 6 years. He is a member of CARO (Computer Antivirus Researchers' Organization) - today one of the most authoritative international organizations comprising the world's most prominent anti-virus analysts. Mr. Raiu is a member of the advisory board for the British magazine Virus Bulletin, which is known to be an extensive and trustworthy international publication on computer virus prevention, recognition and removal. He has written and published many papers and essays on data security and computer viruses.

Before joining Kaspersky Lab, Mr. Raiu was a leading anti-virus developer at GeCAD Software, a Romania-based company, which is now predominant in the local software market. He was involved in developing many unique anti-virus technologies that propelled GeCAD Software into one of the notable players in the industry.

"I strongly believe that Kaspersky Lab is positively one of the leaders in developing the world's most advanced anti-virus technologies. Joining this highly professional team of anti-virus experts will certainly help me to fulfil my knowledge and experience and allow me to contribute to improving the company's technologies," commented Costin Raiu, now a Senior Anti-Virus Analyst for Kaspersky Lab.

"We are very happy that Costin has chosen Kaspersky Lab to continue his professional activity as an anti-virus expert. His remarkable knowledge and experience will definitely accelerate the development of our future technologies including the 'Prague' project - a portable universal platform for providing comprehensive computer security services," said Eugene Kaspersky, Head of Anti-Virus Research for Kaspersky Lab.