David Balaban


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.

a geek since Mar 2017


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7 of the easiest ways people can scam you

Let's look at the most widespread social engineering tricks and find out how to secure your information
  Jun 05, 2017

How Do Hackers Infect Gamers with Viruses?

Read this article to learn several real-world techniques criminals use to infect gamers with malware and spyware.
May 01, 2017

5 essential things to know about Ransomware

One of the biggest threats to hit the internet in 2016, here are a few important facts and tips to help you avoid becoming a victim
  Mar 15, 2017