Microsoft: Windows 11 updates start with ‘Start’ menu and ‘video editor’

Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it is starting to roll out the first major update for “Windows 11”, the current version of its PC operating system. Installing the free update will make computers more affordable, more convenient, more secure; and maybe even greener. Over the past decade, Microsoft has diversified Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How can you check if you have spyware on your mobile

The “Predator” has become a constant headline in the “media” of Greece in recent weeks and has been placed at the center of political life; it remains to be seen whether it will also be placed in that of political developments. The software that monitors our mobiles appeared as the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Cybersecurity: What is SIM swapping; how to protect yourself

It is a fact that cyber-attacks aimed at stealing personal data are increasing. While most people are aware of “phishing attacks”, very few are aware of the dangers of so-called “SIM swapping”: where cybercriminals get their hands on a copy of a victim’s mobile “SIM card”. With a duplicate “SIM Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Rest in Peace: End titles for Internet Explorer

Microsoft officially said goodbye to “Internet Explorer” today; one of the first reference tools for Internet browsing in the mid-1990s, before falling behind the competition and then surpassing mainly from “Google”. The use of “Explorer” will still be possible, but, the giant from Redmond (Washington State), will no longer make Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Tips for safe streaming, how to avoid viruses

In recent years this era has been largely replaced by “streaming” services such as “Spotify”, “Apple Music” and others, which have conquered the music market. According to the “MIDiA” report, the global music subscriber base continues to grow rapidly, with 523.9 million music subscribers at the end of the second Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How will you know if you are being spied on through your device’s camera

As part of our digital lives, we are increasingly sitting in front of a screen, whether it is a laptop, smartphone or other device. This usually means that we are also sitting in front of a camera that —before the pandemic— most of us rarely used. But, while webcams can Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Google Multisearch: Search by image and text at the same time

During the “Google I/O 2021” conference last May, the company introduced a new technology called “Multitask Unified Model (MUM)”, which enhances the possibilities for more complex search. In September he made a demo of “MUM”, for simultaneous image and text search through the “Google Lens” tool; and now is able Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How will you know if your phone has been hacked

It is not uncommon for your cell phone to be hacked. It may sound strange to you, but it certainly happens in the best families. Some people —and we sometimes do— even store passwords in their cell phone notes to keep them accessible at all times, because ok, how many Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Instagram: New feature for anonymous likes in Stories

Another new feature is coming to the Instagram application, with head Adam Mosseri announcing that from now on we will be able to anonymously “like” the “Stories” we like, without sending a message to the creator. According to “Techgear”, with the next upgrade of the application for “Android” and “iOS” Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

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 …