Viber breaks off all business relationship with Facebook

Rakuten Viber, the company behind one of the world’s leading apps for free and easy communication, announces that it will cut off all business relationship with Facebook. As announced the app will remove “Facebook Connect”, “Facebook SDK” and “GIPHY”, but will also cut off all advertising spending on the social networking platform, giving further impetus to the #StopHateForProfit movement that calls for a boycott of this tech giant. Amid Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Massive espionage case in Google’s Chrome

A spyware cyber-espionage operation targeted users through 3.2 million “downloads” of extensions to Google’s popular web browser “Chrome”, researchers from “Awake Security” told Reuters; pointing to the problems the tech industry faces in protecting “browsers”, while they are increasingly used for communication, payments and other sensitive functions. Google said it removed more than 70 of the malicious “add-ons” from the “Chrome Web Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Corporate users are the main target of banking malware in 2019

In 2019, 773,943 Kaspersky solution users were attacked by banking “Trojans”. Of these users, one third (35.1%) belonged to the business sector. These are among the findings of Kaspersky’s analysis of the economic threat landscape last year. Banking “Trojans” or “bankers” are one of the most common tools for cybercriminals, as they focus on stealing Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Could your children be a cyber threat?

Canon security expert Quentyn Taylor, Director of Information Security Canon, offers his top tips for staying safe, while working from home. Electronic “phishing” for problems: Cyber criminals are always lurking for new opportunities, and employees moving out of the company’s network are attractive targets. According to new researches, there has been a significant increase in fake e-mails, which claim to offer important security Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

iPhone: Security gap from 2018 found cyber-security company

A security gap in the operating system of Apple’s iPhones and iPads devices, which may have exposed hundreds of millions of users to the risk of hackers brought to light by US cyber-security company ZecOps. Apple has announced that the relevant “patch” that will fix the problem will be included in the next update of its iOS software. The “backdoor” was found in the “Mail” e-mail application, Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Online shopping is good, but it should definitely be done safely

Visa offers a number of useful tips for all those who choose e-commerce during quarantine. Online shopping is the norm in the months when the country’s population stays at home, so it is advisable to follow some simple but basic safety rules, according to Visa. Now, even the supply of a household with basic goods can be done through e-commerce, which Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How to troubleshoot problems with the internet at home

At a time when traffic restrictions have led to the decongestion of roads and public transport, quarantine, mass work from home and teleeducation are now causing a relative bottleneck in telecommunications networks. So if our network or line have other underlying problems that we had not identified or resolved earlier, we are likely to encounter difficulties Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Tips for the proper use of group meeting applications

With the arrival of the new coronavirus, new conditions emerged, not only for the fulfillment of our professional obligations, but also for some very basic, family and social contacts. “In times like these, people are mostly looking for comfortable and easy ways to keep in touch with their loved ones digitally and, rightly so, are Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Reuters: Hackers targeted WHO amid pandemic

Hackers attempted to violate W.H.O. systems earlier this month, sources told Reuters, in what a senior official described as a doubling of cyberattacks. Flavio Anzio, chief information security officer of W.H.O., said the identity of the hackers is unknown and the attempt was unsuccessful. But he warned that hacking attempts against the service and its Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Teleworking and Covid-19: What Employees and Businesses should pay attention to

With the decision of governments to close educational institutions and workplaces in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-19, many of us will need to connect remotely to work/school networks, further burdening online resources. We will also see many who are accustomed to the protection offered by a corporate/educational network to work remotely for the first time. This, combined Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …