How to keep digital intruders away from your bank accounts

The “smartphone” is not just a communication device, but is used for many more things. And in recent years, with the growing popularity of “mobile banking”, the “smartphone” is the basic device —for many of us— in terms of access to bank accounts and transaction processing. Given this, it is Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

50,000 Facebook users became targets of private monitoring

More than 50,000 Facebook users in more than 100 countries will be notified by the company itself that it may have been the target of hacking attempts by monitoring companies working for government agencies, or private clients. The news is the result of many months of research by “Meta” —the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

New Android feature alerts you to malicious app

Privacy and protection of personal data is the biggest bet of the “developers” of the “smartphones” operating systems, since the malicious people who look for them are always one step ahead. Google and Apple are constantly introducing tools with every “Android” and “iOS” software upgrade, and this time it was Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Instagram – Take a break: The new feature for those who “burn”

Shortly before the inauguration of its CEO Adam Mosseri in Congress, the Instagram development team released new features, aimed at providing a safer place for teens. First, it launches the “Take a Break” feature, previously available in the US, UK, Canada and Australia. In practice, “Take a Break” is a Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Shopping, scams and internet

If you receive a reminder for orders that you have never made, then it is very likely that you have fallen victim to cybercriminals. Internet shopping is a practice for many people, especially in the run-up to Christmas and in the face of tougher measures for the coronavirus in retail. Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The worst passwords of 2021 are proof that we deserve to be hacked

The company “NordPass” conducts every year a research for the most dangerous “passwords” that one can use. On one hand, data is extracted that makes our “login” more secure —where it requires a “password”— and on the other, it is an awareness campaign, for those who still insist on using Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How cybercriminals exploit “vulnerabilities”

“HP Wolf Security” threatening team is ringing a “bell” for the speed with which cybercriminals mobilize to exploit new “zero day” vulnerabilities —before businesses can update their systems— in the context of the publication of the “HP Wolf Security Threat Insights” World Expo. As stated in a relevant announcement: ““Zero-day Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The biggest scams on the internet

Before people get smarter and figure out when something they see on the internet is a scam; many scammers took advantage of it by developing scams, which were sometimes fun and sometimes sucked the world’s money. Here are the 5 most characteristic: The Nigerian This is one of the oldest Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Which home appliances can be easily hacked?

How good is the security of your home? Locks and alarms can keep burglars away, but as “smart homes” become more popular, things get tough. With our homes increasingly connected, the chances of hackers interfering in our lives and causing damage are increasing. “If everything is connected, everything can be Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

metaverse: Microsoft in the “race” against Facebook

Microsoft opposes Facebook by announcing that it is bringing “metaverse” into “Teams” —its own version of “Zoom”— which has also been integrated into Windows 11. Users, in the first phase, will be able, from 2022, to appear as live cartoons, or 3D digital personalities (“avatars”) in their web chats; as Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Smart gauze (bandage) communicates with doctors

In recent years, research teams around the world have created various types of medical pads (bandages, gauzes, patches, etc.), which are described as “smart”. Some of these patches incorporate medications and substances, which help in the rapid healing of the wounds, on which they are placed, while others incorporate technologies Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Metaverse: The new platform that Facebook is preparing

Facebook is preparing a new digital platform called “metaverse”. The new platform will allow users to meet each other in a virtual digital environment, using “augmented reality technology”. As it explains in the relevant announcement, the name “metaverse” comes from a combination of the words “meta” and “universe”. It will Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …