Turning on stealth mode: 5 simple strategies for staying under the radar online
Have your cake and eat it too – enjoy some of what the online world has to offer without always giving out your contact details
Education?M.A. in Political Sciences
Highlights of your career?There’s a few things I am proud of, being a founding member of a film festival, working for the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of EU in 2021 and, of course, joining ESET.
Position and history at ESET?Joined ESET in 2022 as a Security Writer
What malware do you hate the most?Malware targeting civil infrastructure
Favorite activities?Building Lego, reading, traveling.
What is your golden rule for cyberspace?Anything you do online can be tracked. Just keep that in mind.
When did you get your first computer and what kind was it?Pentium II running Windows 95 when I was 7 years old. Still remember having no clue what that useless Internet Explorer icon was for.
Favorite computer game/activity?Age of Empires II, Sims and all racing games. Nowadays Rayman Legends
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