Christopher Boyd (AKA Paperghost) is a Malware Intelligence Analyst at Malwarebytes, a seven time Microsoft MVP in Consumer Security and former Director of Research for FaceTime Security Labs. He has given talks at RSA, InfoSec Europe and SecTor in the field of information security and has been thanked by Google for his contributions to responsible disclosure.
Boyd has been credited with finding the first instance of a rogue web browser installing without permission, the first Twitter DIY Botnet kit and the first Rootkit distributed through Instant Messaging.
Boyd is often cited in relation to his work in security, regularly quoted by the press including the BBC,
The Register, eWeek, FOX News, ZDNet,
The Guardian, Wired and PC World.
A sample of research work can be found here.