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Nir Somech

Malware Researcher – Trusteer IBM

Nir Somech is an engineer working as part of IBM X-Force research. He specializes in researching attacks targeting the financial threat landscape. Nir holds a B.Sc. in Computer Science and Software Engineering from the Interdisciplinary Center research university in Herzliya, Israel. He is currently underway to completing his Master of Science (MSc) degree in Math & Computer Science at the Hebrew University. Nir has a keen interest in Windows Internals, reverse engineering, malware analysis, data science, machine learning, and AI. In his spare time Nir enjoys running, volleyball, reading and world travel.

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IcedID Banking Trojan Spruces Up Injection Tactics to Add Stealth

IBM X-Force analyzed modifications made to IcedID that help the banking Trojan act more stealthily on infected devices.