Antonio Pirozzi

Antonio Pirozzi

Director of Malware Research Lab of CSE CybSec spa

Antonio Pirozzi in 2014 graduated (cum laude) in Master Degree in Computer Engineering at University of Sannio with a thesis entitled “Detecting Android Malware Variants Using Opcodes Frequency Distribution and Call Graphs Isomorphism Analysis“, investigating heuristics to outline malware genome and phylogenesis, the supervisor is Dr. Prof. Corrado Aaron Visaggio.

He’s currently PhD Researcher at University of Sannio and external Lecturer for the II level Master in Cyber Security at LinkCampus University

He co-founded, in 2008, along Dr. Prof. C. Aaron Visaggio, the ISWATlab Research Team ( in University of Sannio, where he actually hold the position of Senior Security Researcher participating in research activities and presenting works at international conferences.

In September 2015 he won a research grant funded by Emaze spa, on “Automatic system for Industrial Vulnerability Assessment” where, until September 2016, he held the position of Vulnerability Researcher.
Actually he’s the Director of Malware Research Lab of CSE CybSec spa (Z-LAB). He’s also Subject Matter Expert for EC-Council. 
He holds more than 13 Infosec International Certification.

With his Team he discovered numerous Botnet and malware implant of different active APT’s.
His experience goes beyond the classical Computer Security landscape, he worked on numerous projects on GSM Security, ICS Security, Blockchain Malware, composition malware, malware evasion.
He’s investigating the Use of Blockchain as a storage for malware components and the Use of Blockchain as a Command and control center for new generation botnet.