We live in an era of accelerating global technology where information systems are having a considerable impact on the overall structure of human society.
As society becomes more and more dependent on the facets of automated technology, thus also comes the ever present danger of a system crash amounting to a global catastrophy.
V-BUSTER, written by Dr. Looi Hoong Thoong is a state of the art, innovative and highly effective antivirus security system that has for more than twenty years safeguarded and provided protection to millions of users around the World. Marketed World-wide, V-Buster has gained international recognition and popularity as an extremely innovative software that provides a simple, accessible and extremely advanced solution to a growing international concern.
The creator of V-Buster is Dr. Looi Hoong Thoong who has for more than twenty years, working without a salary and not collecting any rental for the office occupied by Looi Software and owned by him, devoted himself to the advancement and perfection of the system. It is he who developed all the programs, interfaces and components of the V-Buster Antivirus Security System.
Dr. Looi Hoong Thoong was born in Province Wellesley, Penang, Malaysia on 4th of July, 1943. He is an old pupil of Bukit Mertajam High School and the Methodist Boys School, Penang. He went to Adelaide, South Australia in 1962 to study Architecture in the University of Adelaide, and graduated with Honours in 1966. He received a Doctor of Philosophy in 1976.
He is also a Member of the Malaysian Institute of Architects, an Associate of the Royal Institute of British Architects, Fellow of the Chartered Society of Designers, England as well as Fellow of the North American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
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He is married to Andre Louisa Looi nee Krygsman an Australian girl he met while studying in Adelaide and has 2 daughters, Looi May Li and Looi May Mei and a son, Looi Fook Meng. Both his wife Andre, a science graduate and daughter May Li, a computer science graduate from the University of South Australia are 5th dan black belt taekwon-do instructors while May Mei a law graduate from the University of Sheffield is working as a solicitor in London, England. His son Fook Meng a bachelor of information technology (computer science and software development) from Deakin University is specializing in data recovery. His wife and his 3 children are all Mensa members. All his 3 children have IQs of 180/180. Although he is a professional chartered architect, he is also an inventor and a specialist in computers both hardware and software. His main hobby is the designing and building of computers as well as inventing electronic gadgets.
He is a member of MENSA and has an IQ of 180/180. He programs only in assembler and machine code. His greatest interest in the programming field is the cracking of protection techniques used to protect software. To date he is able to deprotect nearly all of the protection techniques used. His interest in computer viruses started in the early nineteen eighties and he has been doing continuous research on computer viruses and computer security.
He has won many awards for his V-Buster antivirus software as well as for his work. Among the awards he has won are:
Dr. Looi was awarded the Pingat Jasa Kebaktian (PJK) by the Governor of Penang, Tun Dato' Seri Utama (Dr.) Haji Abdul Rahman bin Haji Abbas on the 14th of July 2011
On the 30th of November 2012 Dr. Looi won the Johan Kategori Keluarga Aktif, Anugerah Sukan Untuk Semua 2012, Peringkat Negeri Pulau Pinang (Youth And Sports Most Active Family award 2012 for Penang)
On the 21st June 2013 Dr. Looi won the Anugerah Sukan Untuk Semua, Peringkat Kebangsaan 2012, Kategori Keluarga Aktif (National Youth and Sports Most Active Family Sports Award 2012)
Dr. Looi was awarded the Pingat Kelakuan Terpuji (PKT) award by the Governor of Penang Tun Dato' Seri Utama (Dr) Haji Abdul Rahman Bin Haji Abbas on the 10th of September 2015.
Dr. Looi Hoong Thoong, a kung fu exponent is a very simple and humble man and spends his free time tinkering in his electronic workshop or in his garden.