Kaspersky Lab Int. Strengthens Its Anti-Virus Research Team
01 Nov 2000
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
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
"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.