Articles by Maxim Weinstein

About Maxim Weinstein

Maxim is a technologist and educator who works in product marketing at Sophos. He is a board member and former executive director of StopBadware. He lives outside Boston and has an unhealthy love of dessert.

Who is SophosLabs: Vincent Lynch, Senior Threat Researcher

Who is SophosLabs: Vincent Lynch

SophosLabs is at the center of Sophos. It's the place where highly skilled experts in the field work round the clock to build protection from the latest threats. But what sort of people work there?

Who is SophosLabs: Rowland Yu

Who is SophosLabs

In our latest look at the people behind SophosLabs, we talk to Rowland Yu about his recommendations for those trying to get into computer security, his favorite book and how he's great at cooking chinese food.

Wait, what? Twitter is a terrorist?

Twitter screws up, sends deluge of password-reset messages

Foreign Policy magazine ran an article this week that positions Twitter as a recruiter for Al-Qaeda. But isn't the magazine just shooting the messenger?

Who is SophosLabs: Peter Szabo, Senior Threat Researcher

Who is SophosLabs

In our latest delve into the minds behind SophosLabs, Peter Szabo talks about how the problem with malware isn't going away any time soon. He also reveals that he's a "digital hermit" and stays far far away from Facebook.

Who is SophosLabs: James Wyke, Senior Threat Researcher

Who is SophosLabs

In the third post in our ‘Who is SophosLabs’ series, threat researcher James Wyke discusses the challenge of securing a mobile distributed workforce and his tips on how to stay safe online. We think he's joking about living in a bunker...

Who is SophosLabs: Joanne Garvey, Threat Researcher

Who is SophosLabs

In the second post in our ‘Who is SophosLabs’ series, threat researcher Joanne Garvey reveals how she protects her information online, why she has no time for hobbies, and her fascination with chaos theory.

Who is SophosLabs: Numaan Huq, Threat Researcher

Who is SophosLabs

SophosLabs is at the centre of Sophos. It's where highly skilled analysts work round the clock to build protection from the latest threats. But what kind of people work there?