Fyodor Yarochkin is a security analyst for GuardInfo. He is a frequent speaker at international security conferences, including BlackHat 2001 HK, BlackHat 2001 Singapore, BlackHat 2002, Ruxcon 2003, XCon 2003 / 2006, HITB 2004 and 2005, Syscan 2005 / 2008, Bellua 2005, HITCon 2006 / 2007, VNSecurity 2007, and DeepSec 2008. He has also published many well-cited papers on top security conferences and magazines, including Usenix and Phrack Magazine. Fyodor is an early developer to snort, maintainer of the snort FAQ, and founder to Xprobe. Fyodor has a MS degree in computer science from Kyrgyz Russian Slavic University.