Deepfake and Fake Videos: How to Protect Yourself

“Deepfake” videos come from the word “deep” from “deep learning” and “fake = false”. “Deep learning” is an advanced Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) method that uses multiple levels of machine learning algorithms to extract progressively higher level capabilities from unstructured data, such as the human face. Manolis Sfakianakis, President and Founder of the Institute Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Google Pay available through Viva Wallet

“Viva Wallet” customers in Greece and 17 other countries can now enjoy the benefits of “Google Pay”, the most popular mobile payment method for “Android” device users. In more detail, on 27th of October the service became available for “Viva Wallet” customers in Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, while as Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Viber for Desktop; The full version of Viber, designed for the computer

In today’s fast-paced world, we often use multiple devices at once, leaving the phone for the computer and then for the tablet, every now and then. The COVID-19 pandemic has further accelerated the digital transformation of the way we work, study, communicate or have fun. Being able to communicate “online” has become a basic Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

ESET: APT team uncovered stealing state secrets from 2011

Researchers at cybersecurity company ESET have identified a new APT (advanced persistent threat) group that has been stealing sensitive documents from governments in Eastern Europe and the Balkan region since 2011. The “XDSpy” group, as ESET called it, managed not to be noticed for nine years, which is quite rare. Team members have put many government agencies and private companies Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

From tweets to fleets; the new tool from Twitter

Twitter has made it known that it will now launch international tool, Fleets”, which automatically “disappears” messages (tweets) after one day, following the pattern of “stories” of “Snapchat” and “Instagram”, but also the corresponding features in “WhatsApp”, “LinkedIn” and “Pinterest”. “Fleets” can include text, photos and videos, all of which will have a 24-hour life; the new feature will Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The most common malware software for October

Check Point researchers report that “Trickbot” and “Emotet” are at the top of the “Global Threat Index” and are used to spread “ransomware” to hospitals and healthcare providers worldwide. “Check Point Research”, the research division of “Check Point Software Technologies”, a provider of cybersecurity solutions, published the latest “Global List Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The five most devastating cyber threats in Europe in 2020

Cyber ​​security has become a necessity in recent decades. Global digitization, both corporate and personal, has developed a number of opportunities as well as risks. For this reason,“Check Point Software Technologies”, a provider specializing in cybersecurity worldwide, launched the “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart” campaign to raise awareness about the need to protect ourselves Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

GravityRAT spyware modified to infect macOS and Android devices

Kaspersky detected a previously unknown piece of Android spyware. This malicious section was introduced in a travel app for Indian users. A closer look revealed that it relates to “GravityRAT”, a spy “Remote Access Trojan (RAT)” known for conducting activities in India. Further research confirmed that the team behind the malware invested in Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …