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

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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Downloads

Dorgard Pro: Holding fire doors open – until the alarm sounds

Why outdated access control systems are a big problem

Ensuring the wellbeing of today’s healthcare facilities

Converged Security in 2019: Highlights and Insights from IFSEC International

Life Safety and Fire Protection: Lessons for 2019

Demystifying OSDP (Open Supervised Device Protocol)

Business continuity: A director’s briefing from Barbour EHS

The Barbour guide to security

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