David Balaban

David Balaban

David Balaban is a computer security researcher with over 17 years of experience in malware analysis and antivirus software evaluation. David runs Privacy-PC.com and MacSecurity.net projects that present expert opinions on contemporary information security matters, including social engineering, malware, penetration testing, threat intelligence, online privacy, and white hat hacking. David has a strong malware troubleshooting background, with the recent focus on ransomware countermeasures.

Posts by David Balaban

The Ins and Outs of Cybersecurity Posture Assessment in 2024

Jun 26, 2024   |   David Balaban

VR and AR: Potential security risks to be prepared for

Jan 4, 2024   |   David Balaban

Ensuring robust security of a containerized environment

Oct 26, 2023   |   David Balaban

Looking at a penetration test through the eyes of a target

May 3, 2023   |   David Balaban

What are BEC scams and how to avoid them

Feb 9, 2022   |   David Balaban

Introduction to SAST

Sep 30, 2021   |   David Balaban

How to check the effectiveness of phishing

Aug 19, 2020   |   David Balaban