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Marc Maiffret--the quick rise of a teen hacker (Q&A)
As chief hacking officer at eEye, the street-savvy, brash teen quickly became a thorn in the side of software giant Microsoft, finding vulnerabilities in its products, including the hole that the Code Red worm used to wriggle its way onto thousands of servers in 2001.
Today, at 29, the boyish-looking Maiffret is still causing trouble--the good kind. He joined anti-malware firm FireEye in mid-December. In a recent interview with CNET, Maiffret talked about growing up fast and how he stays ahead of the threats.
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