He graduated from Eotvos Lorand University of Budapest with a degree in physics. His first job was at the Computer and Automation Research Institute, developing diagnostic software and hardware for nuclear power plants.
He started antivirus work in 1995 and has been developing freeware antivirus solutions in his spare time.
He joined VirusBuster in 2001 where he was responsible for taking care of macro virus and script malware. From 2002 he was the head of the virus lab.
Since 2008 he has been a member of the Board of Directors in AMTSO (Anti Malware Testing Standards Organizations).
In 2012 he joined Sophos as a Principal Malware researcher.
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