Luis has been working for Panda Security since 1999. He started in the technical support department, helping home and corporate users with virus incidents. A year later, he joined the international technical support team assisting Panda’s technical support belonging to their partners distributed over 50 countries around the world. In 2002, he became PandaLabs’ director as well as malware alerts coordinator in worldwide infection situations, dealing with worm such as Klez, SQLSlammer, Sobig, Blaster. Sasser, Mydoom, etc. During this time, he has coordinated several automated projects related with malware, such as the automatic analysis and response system, and the malware automatic information system.
His first contact with computers was at the age of 4, with a Sharp MZ-80K, which he started Basic language programming with. His main hobbies are his wife Nerea, his dog Robin and his work as well as chess and videogames.
Sean-Paul Correll is a threat researcher at PandaLabs, the malware analysis and detection laboratory for Panda Security. Correll is credited with discovering the Twitter trending topics attacks, as well as for leading groundbreaking research on social networking cybercrime, Rogueware, Blackhat SEO, and emerging threats. Correll serves as a frequent resource for national, and security press, including USA Today, PC World, Computerworld, InformationWeek and many others. He is also the founder of the Malware Database, a repository of malware information that aids fellow researchers in sharing malware samples and threat intelligence. He spoke at the most recent Security B-Sides events in Las Vegas and San Francisco, and is a frequent contributor to ISSAâ€™s events and publications.