Google: users’ personal videos sent to strangers due to a technical problem

Google apologized after a bug was discovered that resulted in some users’ personal videos being accidentally shared with others. This problem affected Google Takeout, which allows Google Photos users to export the content of their accounts for four days, between November 21 and November 25, 2019. Google has said that those who used it may have received Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Zuckerberg says Facebook’s new approach ‘is going to piss off a lot of people’

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook will stand up for principles like free expression and encryption, even if it means facing a backlash. “This is the new approach, and I think it’s going to piss off a lot of people. But frankly, the old approach was pissing off a lot of people too, so let’s try something Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

New online fraud system with bogus requests for “damages”

Kaspersky experts have identified a new online fraud system designed to trick people, making them believe they are owed compensation. Under the guise of offering compensation for personal data leaks, scammers urge users to buy “temporary U.S. social security numbers” worth about $9 each. Victims were identified in Russia, Algeria, Egypt and the UAE, among other countries. Privacy and data are among the most discussed topics of Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How mobile phones share our sensitive data

You use an app on your mobile phone, you make an appointment, order a product, make a reservation. All these simple daily actions of any unsuspecting citizen can lead to the creation of a digital file, which includes his/her consumer habits, the areas he/she moves, religious beliefs, political and social views, state of health, sexual preferences! Exaggerations? Don’t Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

‎Windows 10: Serious security gap in the operating system revealed for the first time by the NSA‎

In an ‎‎unprecedented for secret Service move‎‎, the ‎‎National Security Agency (NSA) of the U.S.‎‎ -the great overhearer- ‎‎publicly revealed that it found a serious security loophole in Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system‎‎, which could be ‎‎exploited by hackers or other malicious agents‎‎.‎ Normally you would expect-after the revelations of Edward Snowden- ‎‎the NSA‎‎ to Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

‎Kaspersky warns users in view of winter discounts

Kaspersky Researchers detected a Trojan application that deceizes users with unsolicited advertisements and enhances the installation of applications for online purchases;‎‎ by tricking both users and advertisers. This ‎‎malicious app ‎‎”visits”‎‎ smartphone app stores, ‎‎”Downloads”‎‎ and launches applications and leaves false reviews on behalf of the user‎‎, all ‎‎unbeknownst to the device owner‎‎ . ‎ Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How often you should clear the browser history

‎”Protection of personal data”‎‎, a phrase we see on TV all the time, we read it in the newspapers, we hear it on the radios and it is mentioned in every second line in the newsfeed of social media. ‎ However, we usually do nothing about it. A typical example is this: The browsing history Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

‎The cyber security challenges that will come in 2020‎

The new coming year is expected to ‎‎increase the challenges the cyber security officer is facing every day in a business and elsewhere‎‎. ‎ ‎It is ‎‎mathematical certainty that the dangers on the internet will continue to grow, often exponentially‎‎, as experience has shown so far. ‎ In the ‎‎coming years‎‎, ‎‎experts agree‎‎ that ‎‎new Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Twitter: Blocked thousands of users; Whom and Why

‎Twitter has announced that it has deleted about 6,000 accounts involved in a manipulation and disinformation operation, orchestrated by Saudi Arabia.‎ Most of these profiles were written in Arabic and posted “messages in favor of the Saudi authorities”. Some were in English and targeted to western audiences. Twitter took over to shut down this network Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

‎How can older people protect themselves from online scams‎

The US elderly lose more than $ 3 trillion a year as a result of online fraud. People in this age group are considered ‎‎more vulnerable to online fraud‎‎, as ‎‎cybercriminals‎‎ can ‎‎exploit their trust‎‎ and, in some cases, the ‎‎deterioration of cognitive functions caused by ageing.‎ At the same time, they ‎‎are not familiar Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …