Meet Brian Krebs, The Man Who Uncovered Target Security Breach

Read about Brian Krebs, the man who uncovered recent Target, Adobe, and Neiman Marcus security breach. Krebs covers the “dark underbelly of the web,” on his cybersecurity blog, Krebs on Security.

His forays into Eastern European cyber crime have resulted in much unwanted attention. According to this article from The New York Times, his identity has been stolen a half dozen times, his website has been brought down with malware, he has been sent fecal matter and heroin to his doorstep, and a SWAT team has been called to his home.

A former reporter at The Washington Post, Krebs became involved in cybersecurity after his home computer was infected by malicious software. He researched malware and the infrastructure behind it. His curiosity turned into a career.

A modern Sherlock Holmes of cybersecurity, Krebs maintains extensive data on criminal syndicates and their tools, making his cybersecurity blog a must-read.

Read more about Brian Krebs from this interesting New York Times article.

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