Mahdi Pourzaferani: Inspiring the next generation of programmers to protect our future : The Tribune India


Programmer, entrepreneur and founder of computer security company FiveM, Mahdi Pourzaferani reveals his story in hopes of inspiring the next generation of self-taught programmers. He sees this as a crucial necessity in an increasingly digitally connected age, with the advent of Web 3.0 raising new challenges for online security.

Pourzaferani’s journey began in 2008, where he has since developed expertise in security and infiltration, which has seen him join the programming team of global brand Optic Gaming and EA Sports. He quickly rose through the ranks to security manager at Optic Gaming and network programmer turned supervisor at EA Sports.

“I chose to become an entrepreneur in this field to prevent people from losing the integrity of their information due to hacker activity.” Mahdi Pourzaferani.

Before founding his own successful software company FIVEM, Pourzaferani also became a member of American video game publisher RockStar, where he had the experience of adding more than 1,000 types of add-ons to the software.

Pourzaferani recognizes that with technology advancing rapidly, risks such as cybersecurity threats are also increasing. His job is to focus on identifying types of attacks and repressing hackers, through the design of plug-ins created to protect data and information from large servers and enterprises.

For this reason, Pourzaferani now encourages like-minded young entrepreneurs and programmers to follow in his footsteps in the industry, to ensure that businesses and individuals have the necessary security measures in place to protect against malicious attacks and online hackers.

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About Mahdi Pourzaferani

Mahdi Pourzaferani is a successful entrepreneur, professional blockchain developer and programmer from UK. He is the founder of software company FIVEM & FIVEM STORE LLC, a VC-backed company known for its bespoke scanning software. He is considered one of the industry’s most sought-after blockchain advisors, having helped countless clients understand the complexity of the blockchain industry and how to invest in it. Pourzaferani has extensive experience working on the underlying blockchain technology and leveraged it to become a self-made millionaire at the age of 24, working on Python Web and JS-based projects.


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