About Us

Andrew Honig, aka Tank

Andrew Honig is a software security engineer for Google (all comments on this blog are my own and do not represent Google).  Prior to that he was with the National Security Agency where he taught courses on software analysis, reverse-engineering, and Windows system programming at the National Cryptologic School. Andy discovered several zero-day exploits in VMware’s virtualization products and has developed tools for detecting innovative malicious software, including malicious software in the kernel. An expert in analyzing and understanding both malicious and non-malicious software.

Mike Sikorski, aka Siko

Mike Sikorski (@mikesiko) is a Malware Analyst, Researcher, and Security Consultant at Mandiant. His previous employers include the National Security Agency and MIT Lincoln Laboratory. Mike frequently teaches Malware Analysis to a variety of audiences including the FBI and BlackHat.