Coronavirus: Japanese robot kills the virus in just two minutes

A Japanese robot automatically disinfects hospitals and other sites, destroying the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in just two minutes, using ultraviolet radiation (UV). The “LightStrike” robot of medical equipment company Terumo emits ultraviolet light at a wavelength of 200 to 315 nanometers, which disinfects beds, doorknobs and other surfaces. After irradiation of two to three minutes pathogenic microorganisms have been damaged enough to Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Facebook trains a new chatbot via Reddit

A new way of interacting with users explores Facebook, creating a new chatbot. This digital interlocutor should present as many human characteristics as possible in the way it interacts with users, so appropriate preparation and training of Artificial Intelligence is required. To that end, Facebook has recruited Reddit, according to the BBC, and in particular has Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Computer rang the first international bell for the coronavirus on December 30, 2019

The first international “bell” on the Covid-19 was rang not by a human but by an American computer with artificial intelligence. On December 30, 2019, the “smart” software of the Boston Children’s Hospital HealthMap website, which uses artificial intelligence to monitor social media, news, online searches and other information that may indicate signs of a new epidemic, was the one that first detected a report of Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Corporate users are the main target of banking malware in 2019

In 2019, 773,943 Kaspersky solution users were attacked by banking “Trojans”. Of these users, one third (35.1%) belonged to the business sector. These are among the findings of Kaspersky’s analysis of the economic threat landscape last year. Banking “Trojans” or “bankers” are one of the most common tools for cybercriminals, as they focus on stealing Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Could your children be a cyber threat?

Canon security expert Quentyn Taylor, Director of Information Security Canon, offers his top tips for staying safe, while working from home. Electronic “phishing” for problems: Cyber criminals are always lurking for new opportunities, and employees moving out of the company’s network are attractive targets. According to new researches, there has been a significant increase in fake e-mails, which claim to offer important security Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …