Apple will let you see the data your apps collect before you download them

Along with the release of iOS 14.3, the new version of the mobile operating system, Apple has launched a tool that will increase transparency as it reveals the data collected by app developers. This tool, which Apple calls “nutrition labels”, was launched on Monday and will inform users about the data that an app requires to Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Magnetic tape storage record by IBM and Fujifilm

A high-density magnetic tape cartridge with a record capacity of up to 580 TB was developed by IBM and Fujifilm for storage purposes in large “data centers”. As mentioned in an IBM post, this prototype provides 27 times more area density than today’s tape drives. It is noted that today there are more than 500 hyperscale “data Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Cybersecurity tips for online Christmas shopping

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic and related restrictions, this year’s Christmas will inevitably be different from any other year, as for security reasons many purchases will not take place in physical stores or shopping malls, but online. In order not to make users-consumers victims of online fraud, the experts of the international cybersecurity company ESET —creator of the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Barphone: Secure online financial transactions with secure payment app

One of the consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic is the rapid increase in teleworking. Many companies and organizations have had to continue their operations with their human resources now working remotely.   Understanding the needs of its customers for fast and secure service, either from home or from the workplace, “Barphone” created the “Barphone Secure Payment Application (BSPA)”. It is a tool available Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

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 …

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 …