Three common scams on Instagram

Instagram is one of the most popular social media platforms. Indeed, with more than a billion active users, it is one of the four most popular social networks in the world. The number of its users, however, makes it more attractive to internet hackers everywhere. Amer Owaida, from international cybersecurity firm “ESET”, analyzes the three most common scams that a simple Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Gmail: New filters make it easier to search for old emails

Google is introducing a new feature in “Gmail” for “Android” users, which will allow them to instantly and easily locate their emails, based on the new search filters it added to the app. The new filters that were added appear directly below the search bar. As shown in the screenshot, the new feature allows users to find “emails” based on the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Microsoft has opened a window to password removal

Microsoft has announced that all users of Windows and other products can now remove all passwords from their Microsoft accounts and, instead, use a special mobile authentication application, or other solution. The US company in March allowed only its business users to use password-free accounts, a system that will now Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Passwords with three random words are safer than complex character sequences, experts say

It is much better to compose passwords for online accounts consisting of three random words than to create complex combinations of letters, numbers and symbols, according to UK government experts.  In a related blogpost, the “National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)” stated a three-word system creates passwords that are easy to remember. In addition, it creates unusual Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

7 ways to communicate more securely through messaging apps

Digital security is in the spotlight, as approximately 2.8 billion people worldwide used messaging applications in 2020 and are expected to exceed 3 billion by 2022. In this context, “Viber” experts share with the public the best tips for digital security. As they say, it all starts with using a secure application and checking Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The simple step that can prevent hackers from intercepting your data

Angus King, a member of the US Senate intelligence committee, received interesting advice to protect his phone at a staff briefing he attended this year. The first key step is to turn off the phone and the next step is to turn it on. According to him, the tactic of restarting phones makes it difficult for hackers to maintain their access Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Viber: New features that improve users’ communication with companies

Viber, the most popular messaging app in Greece, has announced a new set of features that will allow users to easily find the most important messages within a business conversation and respond to any of them they want when they contact a company. Viber extended the “pin to the top” function:  To prevent important information from being Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

What Pegasus spyware is; How users can be protected

“”Pegasus” is spyware for “iOS” and “Android”. In 2016, an “iOS” version of “Pegasus” was discovered. Later, a version was also found for “Android”, which is slightly different from that for “iOS” devices. One of the main infection schemes is this: The victim receives an “SMS” with a “link” and if he “clicks” on it, his device becomes infected with Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The update you need to download for your security if you have old iPhones

One of the reasons someone buys an “iPhone” is for the security it provides, from malware. At a time when “hackers” are making millions, collecting “data” from businesses and personal information of those who use “smartphones” and “apps”, it is understood that Apple could not be spared the ‘experience’. The colossus has found the solution to Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Keep preschoolers away from electronic devices

Even preschoolers spend time with all kinds of electronic devices found in homes. For various reasons, young children are exposed to mobile phones, computers and tablets. Previous studies have shown that between 2013 and 2017, the time that preschoolers spent into electronic devices tripled. Although there is no recent relevant research, it should be considered Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Messages: Ability to schedule messaging in Google’s app

The next feature to be added to Google’s “Messages” app will be especially useful to those who want to be the first to send wishes just as the day changes, but also to those who love to constantly reminding others of their tasks at certain times. As the “Techgear.gr” website states, “Android” devices that use the “Android Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Instagram: You can retrieve the photos you deleted within a month

Instagram’s development team is adding a new feature to help users retrieve their newly deleted posts (such as photos, videos, stories). The “Recently Deleted” section will keep the deleted material for 30 days and if there is no user reaction, then it will proceed to permanent deletion from its account, with the exception Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …