Once the bad boy 'Chameleon' in hacking group "'Rhino9," Maiffret luckily realized his hacking skills could be put to use in protecting Windows-based computers when, at age 17, he turned over a new leaf to co-found eEye Digital Security in 1997, working with security researchers Derek Soeder and Barnaby Jack. A demon at discovering Windows-based vulnerabilities, Maiffret also played a role in zeroing in on the infamous "Code Red" worm in 2001, which exploded across the Internet ravaging Microsoft-based computers.
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