Peter Stancik, Author at WeLiveSecurity

Bio

Peter Stancik

Peter Stancik

Security Evangelist

Education: Masters Degree in Communications and Informatics

Favorite activities? Hiking, Photography, Biking, Squash.

What is your golden rule for cyberspace? Be a sceptic.

When did you get your first computer and what kind was it? 1988 – Didaktik Gama

Favorite computer game/activity? Supaplex, Bomberman.

Articles by author

Ransomware: To pay or not to pay?

The recommendation by the FBI that victims of ransomware pay up to have their files decrypted created a buzz within IT folks of all kind. It’s time to ask: Should paying the ransom really be considered an option?

Final DNSChanger warning

It’s here, folks! If the replaced DNSChanger servers don’t get another deadline extension, more than 500,000* computers may not be able to reach their configured DNS service after next Monday, July 9, 2012.  In other words, it will be practically impossible for the users of those computers to surf the Internet using human friendly domain