Victor Chebyshev is a graduate from Moscow Institute of Electronics and Mathematics. During his studies, he became interested in reverse engineering and malware analysis. After graduation, he undertook several roles in the IT security industry before landing the position of information security specialist. Kaspersky hired Chebyshev as a junior malware analyst in January 2009. In 2015 he was promoted to research development team lead. In 2021, he joined the Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) in the role of Lead Security Researcher. As an experienced specialist, Chebyshev has deep knowledge of Android, Linux and macOS malware.