David Balaban

Founder, Privacy PC

David Balaban is a computer security researcher with over 15 years of experience in malware analysis and antivirus software evaluation. David runs the Privacy-PC.com project which presents expert opinions on the contemporary information security matters, including social engineering, penetration testing, threat intelligence, online privacy and white hat hacking.

Articles by this author

The growing threat of business email compromise (BEC) Attacks

4 drawbacks of biometric authentication

How the internet could go down

The recent troubles with VPNs that undermine users’ security

What does my ISP know about me?

From Tor to Dooble: The browsers that prioritise privacy and security

IoT security fundamentals

A passwordless world? How new authentication standards work

How to minimise your risks when working with bitcoin exchanges

A rundown of ransomware master keys released so far

Protect yourself against ransomware: back up, educate, patch, contain

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