David Balaban is a computer security researcher with over 10 years of experience in malware analysis and antivirus software evaluation. David runs the project which presents expert opinions on the contemporary information security matters, including social engineering, penetration testing, threat intelligence, online privacy and white hat hacking. As part of his work at Privacy-PC, Mr. Balaban has interviewed such security celebrities as Dave Kennedy, Jay Jacobs and Robert David Steele to get firsthand perspectives on hot InfoSec issues. David has a strong malware troubleshooting background, with the recent focus on ransomware countermeasures.


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The Top 5 Antivirus Suites for Complete Protection in 2017

Conventionally, antivirus software has been regarded as an entry-level line of defense against common computer threats like Trojans, worms, and root kits. The evolution of malware has induced security labs to equip their AV products with more sophisticated features, including ...


Top 5 Free Anti-Malware Software for 2016

They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch. It turns out this idiom doesn’t quite apply to the domain of security software. A number of reputable anti-malware publishers provide fairly dependable solutions that do the basic protection trick while not charging their...