If you see your house on Google Maps then you have to “blur” it

The “Street View” of “Google Maps” is not as innocent as it seems. It’s certainly useful in many cases, but it carries several risks that you may never have thought about. You may have noticed but some houses in “Street View” are blurred. This is not random and is not Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Why you should frequently delete cookies from your mobile phone

If you thought you only needed to do it on your computer, it’s time to reconsider. You will already know it —based on the work you do on your computer— but you have no idea how many useless files your mobile software keeps through “cookies” and “browser cache”, which not Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Safari, the favorite browser of hackers

A hacker attack dubbed “Leakage” managed to force Apple’s “Safari” browser to reveal passwords, email contents and more due to a vulnerability in CPUs. The good news, however, is that it was done for a good cause, namely by a team of university researchers from “Georgia Tech”, the University of Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How often you should clear your browser history

“Protection of personal data”, a phrase we constantly see on TV, read in newspapers, hear on the radio and is mentioned in every other line in the newsfeed of social media. However, we usually do nothing about it. A typical example is the following: The “browsing history” of the “browsers” Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Google: “Dracondian” measures to prevent spam in Gmail

Google has announced that it will now require senders who send more than 5,000 messages per day to its email users to include an “opt-out” option. Additionally, it will require certain senders to verify their email address to prove that they own their domain name and that they are not Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Why you should frequently delete cookies from your mobile phone

If you thought you only need the computer time to revise. You will already know this, based on the work you do on your computer, but you have no idea how many useless files your mobile software keeps through “cookies” and “browser cache”, which not only you do not need Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Phishing: How to protect yourself from shopping attacks

The proliferation of electronic devices in every aspect of daily life and the range of electronic activities make every user a potential victim of fraud. The term “phishing” is essentially the “fishing” of users, as the goal of the “hackers” is to “fish” from the victims’ personal data and information. Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Cybersecurity: What pitfalls do “smart” accessories hide?

it’s not just smartphones that are popular. Smartwatches and other portable devices (wearables) are now flooding the market. These devices increasingly connect us with people who are far away, support our daily needs and desires, give us the ability to manage some data and, of course, make a… loud fashion Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Ten ways to reduce your digital footprint

People are spending more and more of their lives in the digital world. But every organization they interact with digitally wants to keep something from users, asking for various information; such as logins, communication, location, and even browsing history, among other things to offer more personalized experiences, but also to Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Phishing attacks doubled in 2022

In 2022, Kaspersky’s “anti-phishing system” prevented more than 500 million attempts to access fake websites; twice as many as in 2021. Delivery services, messenger platforms and cryptocurrency services were the means which were most often exploited to deceive victims through “phishing” attacks. These are some of the findings found in Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

USA: Hive cyber-attack network dismantled

US and German authorities announced today that they have dismantled one of the world’s largest ransomware attack networks, the “Hive”, which reportedly targeted 1,500 businesses and organizations in 80 countries! US Secretary of State Merrick Garland, in the press conference he gave, said: “Last night, the Department of Justice dismantled Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

T-Mobile: Hacker gained access to personal data of 37 million customers

The “T-Mobile” company said yesterday that a hacker gained access to the personal data of 37 million of its customers. The company said the hacker stole customer data that included names, billing addresses, emails, phone numbers, dates of birth, “T-Mobile” account numbers and information describing the type of service they Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …