Pay2Key – the newly discovered ransomware traced all the way to Iran
Gil MansharovCheck Point
Gil Mansharov is a malware analyst in Check Point's Threat Intelligence Analysis team. Gil is responsible for hunting and analysing the newest and most advanced threats in the wild, in order to improve Check Point’s threat coverage and share new information with the research community. Gil joined Check Point three years ago, first as a security analyst in the Threat Intelligence Operations team, and after that, he joined the Threat intelligence Analysis team. Prior to Check Point, Gil was a security analyst in Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). Gil holds a B.Sc. in computer science with a cybersecurity specialization from the Open University of Israel.
Ben HerzogCheck Point
Ben Herzog is a maths aficionado working undercover at Check Point as a security researcher. His interests include cryptography, reverse engineering and machine learning. He majored in mathematics and computer science at the Technion, and has been serving as course staff for Check Point Security Academy for several years, teaching cryptography and malware analysis.