Herfurt is the founder of the trifinite.group. He completed his
Telecommunications Engineering Degree at the Salzburg University
of Applied Sciences and Technologies in 2001.
Alongside his study Martin was involved in numerous industry projects,
providing him with commercial programming practice. In 2000 Martin
followed up his formal study with a four-month internship at the
telecommunications institute of TELCOT institute in San Ramon, California,
Since the second half of 2000 Martin has been working as a full
time researcher at an Austrian Research facility.
His project responsibilities there were ranging from the co-ordination
of a European IST project with a total budget of over 5 million
agents development. Together with a colleague,
Martin began giving a class on mobile data services
at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences and Technologies
in the summer of 2003.
In February 2004, Martin discovered a major security loophole in
several popular cellphones which is referred to as BlueBug in the
media. As part of his fascination with the
rapid development in computer programming Martin has become a regular
participant in the Chaos Communication Congress which is a yearly
meeting of the German hacker association CCC.
Martin Herfurt is member of the Bluetooth
SIG Security Experts Group.
Contact Martin via <martin (at) trifinite.org>