Satnam Narang

Threat Researcher
Coder and Automator
Rapper and Poet

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About Satnam

Satnam is a Senior Research Engineer for the Security Response team at Tenable, He has worked at small and large information and cybersecurity organizations for over 12 years across engineering, research, quality assurance and marketing departments. Satnam has worked with global teams from Ireland, Israel, India, Singapore, New Zealand and Tokyo.

Satnam is extremely passionate about threat research, writing code and developing automation, being a public spokesperson and cybersecurity awareness programs.

Satnam also writes poetry and makes rap and hip-hop music. He is an activist for saving elephants from extinction and preventing female infanticide and foeticide in India.


Satnam founded #ElephantThursday, The Pushpa Project and released a solo album.

The Pushpa Project
Heart of a Lion (EP)

Media Highlights

Satnam has made several appearances on television, podcasts and radio.

NBC Nightly News
Entertainment Tonight
Bloomberg West
Why Oh Why Radio (Podcast)
Don't Fall For It (WBIG-AM)

Print Highlights

Selection of articles quoting Satnam and/or highlighting his research since 2011.

Microsoft Issues Multiple Critical Patches for Edge Browser Threatpost 2019
Microsoft patches Internet Explorer flaw being used to hijack PCs Engadget 2018
Microsoft Issues Emergency Fix for IE Zero Day KrebsOnSecurity 2018
Patch Tuesday Arrives with 9 Critical CVEs, 1 Under Attack DarkReading 2018
Top 5 phishing scams and how to avoid them Fox News 2017
Scamwatch: Nintendo gamers targeted AOL (UK) 2017
Now, Hackers Are Coming For Your TV — Here's What To Do Refinery29 2017
US political campaign apps risk exposing users’ data FT 2016
It's not paranoia: Hackers can use your webcam to spy on you McClatchy 2016
A Tinder bot scam is promising users Verified accounts TechCrunch 2016
Scammers and Spammers: Inside Online Dating's Sex Bot Con Job RollingStone 2016
Hackers are taking over YOUR Instagram profiles Daily Mail 2016
Should you let your kids play Pokémon Go? MarketWatch 2016
Zika Virus Used By Criminals To Spread Computer Virus Newsweek 2016
The Black Market for Netflix Accounts Atlantic 2016
Cybercriminals use fake IT emails to hack into computers DNA 2016
Apple the target of more security threats: Report CNBC 2015
How Hackers Are Using Fake LinkedIn Profiles to Steal Your Information Yahoo 2015
The Facebook Comment Scam That Community Moderators Can't Stop BuzzFeed 2015
Yahoo aims to phase out passwords with new service Reuters 2015
How a prolific spammer built a 750,000-strong Twitter army to promote his scam Biz Insider 2015
Do dating apps have a prostitution problem? WaPo 2014
Apple users targeted in "phishing" scams CBS News 2014
Hook, Line and Tinder: Scammers Love Dating Apps NBC News 2014
Facebook users inadvertently hack themselves while trying to hack friends Guardian 2014
Meet the creepiest kind of Instagram spambot The Verge 2014
The Instagram Scam That Tricked 100,000 Users Into Giving Away Passwords Mashable 2013
Your Tinder Crush Might Be a Spambot Mashable 2013
New Java Vulnerability Allows Sandbox Bypass, Security Firm Says eWeek 2012
Facebook Photoshop App Scam Lures 600,000 Users With Fake Photos HuffPo 2011
Phishers Bypass Browser Filters Dark Reading 2011
Beware enticing Bieber links, free offers on Facebook CNET 2011
Hackers Luring Victims Using Japan Disaster WSJ 2011