Aaron LeMasters is a Senior Security Researcher at CrowdStrike. He is currently contributing to the development of the company's flagship product and related research tasks. Prior to joining CrowdStrike, Aaron was a researcher/developer at Mandiant, where his primary roles involved writing code for the company's product and designing countermeasures for advanced rootkits through reverse engineering.
Aaron is a co-author of Hacking Exposed: Malware and Rootkits, (October 2009, McGraw-Hill). He earned a Master of Science, Computer Science and Information Assurance, from The George Washington University, and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Mississippi State University.
Aaron has blogged regularly at past jobs on various technical topics and has spoken at a number of Information Security industry conferences such as Blackhat USA, Syscan and No Such Con. His most recent personal research project is http://crashd.mp, a website dedicated to cataloging information about the Windows crash dump mechanism.