Unternehmen in den USA drohen laut einer Finanzbehörde offenbar strenge Strafen, wenn sie Lösegeld bei Ransomware-Erpressungen zahlen.
Education M.A. in translation and interpreting.
Highlights of your career Working as a copywriter and freelancing as a translator while thinking in the correct language.
Position and history at ESET Joined in the fall of 2019 as security writer.
What malware do you hate the most? Adware, annoying the living daylight out of me since forever.
Favorite activities Drinking coffee while reading a book, exploring new places, trying new things..
Golden rule for cyberspace Don’t trust and always verify, always use a Gandalf level adblocker.
When did you get your first computer and what kind was it? A Pentium 3 powered pc with a GeForce card lacking a pixel shader, around the year 2000 so dial up modems were still a thing.
Favorite computer game/activity Assassin’s Creed or God of War spinning myths and history in fun alternative ways.