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Elie Bursztein

Elie Bursztein leads Google's anti-abuse research, which helps protect users against Internet threats. Elie has contributed to applied-cryptography, machine learning for security, malware understanding, and web security; authoring over fifty research papers in the field. Most recently he was involved in finding the first SHA-1 collision. Elie is a beret aficionado, tweets @elie, and performs magic tricks in his spare time. Born in Paris, he received a Ph.D from ENS-cachan in 2008 before working at Stanford University and ultimately joining Google in 2011. He now lives with his wife in Mountain View, California.

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Cnet
Stanford University researchers break NuCaptcha video security
Feb 2012
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The Verge
Stanford researchers crack video CAPTCHA
Feb 2012
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Usa Today
Google ransomware tracking finds vicious infection cycle
Jul 2017
3
Forbes
Google Warns Ransomware Boom Scored Crooks $2 Million A Month
Jul 2017
4
Bbc
Ransomware 'here to stay', warns Google study
Jul 2017
5
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