Markus Vervier is a security researcher from Germany. Software security is his main focus of work. During the last 15 years he collected professional experience in offensive IT security working as a penetration tester and security consultant for highly regarded companies. His experience combined with his personal passion regarding security research made him start his own company in 2015. Besides his daily security work, he is very actively practicing security research and discovers high profile vulnerabilities regularly such as the recent libotr heap overwrite.