Vyrus may or may not have begun his offensive security training in early childhood through a series of allegedly criminal acts for a hacker collective still active on the internet today. Over the last approximately 2 decades these experiences have expressed themselves through participation within a variety of both independent, as well as corporate; technically legal information security professions. While the specific nature of many of these professions has yet to be disclosed, the professional skills Vyrus has been known to utilize throughout employment include but are not limited to: reverse engineering, penetration testing, "red teaming", security controls analysis, proof of concept malware development, incident response, implant development, exploit development, long term electronic surveillance, traffic analysis, complex systems risk analysis, many forms of wireless security, hardware security assessment, and general IT solution development & support.