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 …

Some tricks you might not know about iPhone

After 12 years on the market, the iPhone is now perhaps the most popular mobile phone device available. The hacks for its operation are now known to everyone, and even those that the owner does not know exactly are available with a simple search on the internet. However, every update to its software brings new, small or bigger, tricks that Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Discovered vulnerability that jeopardizes more than one billion devices

ESET researchers discovered Kr00k (CVE-2019-15126), a hitherto unknown vulnerability to Wi-Fi chips used on client devices, Wi-Fi access points and routers. The Kr00k vulnerability encrypts the network communication of an infected device with an “all-zero”encryption key, enabling the cyber-criminal to decrypt wireless network packages and successfully crown its attack. Kr00k’s discovery is linked to previous ESET investigation into security gaps detected in the Amazon Echo, Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

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 …

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 …

Why don’t I have a strong Wi-Fi signal?‎

If your ‎‎Wi-Fi isn’t working properly, it may not be your mobile phone that is to blame, but it’s your space; and specifically, ‎‎these 6 items in the room‎‎.‎ ‎Many metal surfaces‎ ‎Metal tends to absorb electricity‎‎, preventing the electromagnetic waves emitted by your router from spreading properly in the space, ‎‎thereby weakening your Wi-Fi Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

‎Microsoft: Windows 7 technical support stops today‎

The time has come and the few ‎‎Windows 7‎‎ fanatics will be forced to upgrade their computer’s operating system, as ‎‎of today Microsoft -as it had announced long time ago- is stopping the technical support of this older -but still popular- version of Windows‎‎.‎ Windows 7 users will no longer receive ‎‎critical security upgrades‎‎ and 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 …

‎Smartphones in which WhatsApp will not work in 2020‎

WhatsApp will stop working on some specific mobile devices‎‎, just as it has happened in the past with other platforms and smartphones. As of ‎‎February 1, 2020‎‎ , the ‎‎application will not be supported by the operating systems IOS 8 and Android 2.3.7, or older versions of them.‎ The messaging service will only be supported Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …