Staff Reverse Engineer, FLARE Team – FireEye
Michael Bailey (@mykill) gets his kicks from inflicting his will on
computer systems. From an early age, Mike wanted to understand what it
meant to "write" software, including viruses. As a teenager,
his dad made him install his own CD-ROM, which opened the door to long
nights of writing batch files, learning programming languages, and
He earned a B.S. in Computer Engineering from the Milwaukee School
of Engineering and has enjoyed a diverse career as an IT automator,
kernel driver developer, Mandiant Red Teamer, CNO tool author, and now
a Staff Reverse Engineer on FireEye's FLARE team. At work, Mike
reverses malware, attacks and strengthens goodware, writes custom
debuggers, instructs aspiring reverse engineers, and maintains FLARE's
Internet simulation tool which is called FakeNet-NG. At home, he's a
husband and daddy who studies languages, spins Drum & Bass, and
occasionally strums the banjo.
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