How will you know if you are being spied on through your device’s camera

As part of our digital lives, we are increasingly sitting in front of a screen, whether it is a laptop, smartphone or other device. This usually means that we are also sitting in front of a camera that —before the pandemic— most of us rarely used. But, while webcams can Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Google Multisearch: Search by image and text at the same time

During the “Google I/O 2021” conference last May, the company introduced a new technology called “Multitask Unified Model (MUM)”, which enhances the possibilities for more complex search. In September he made a demo of “MUM”, for simultaneous image and text search through the “Google Lens” tool; and now is able Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How will you know if your phone has been hacked

It is not uncommon for your cell phone to be hacked. It may sound strange to you, but it certainly happens in the best families. Some people —and we sometimes do— even store passwords in their cell phone notes to keep them accessible at all times, because ok, how many Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Instagram: New feature for anonymous likes in Stories

Another new feature is coming to the Instagram application, with head Adam Mosseri announcing that from now on we will be able to anonymously “like” the “Stories” we like, without sending a message to the creator. According to “Techgear”, with the next upgrade of the application for “Android” and “iOS” Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How to keep digital intruders away from your bank accounts

The “smartphone” is not just a communication device, but is used for many more things. And in recent years, with the growing popularity of “mobile banking”, the “smartphone” is the basic device —for many of us— in terms of access to bank accounts and transaction processing. Given this, it is Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

50,000 Facebook users became targets of private monitoring

More than 50,000 Facebook users in more than 100 countries will be notified by the company itself that it may have been the target of hacking attempts by monitoring companies working for government agencies, or private clients. The news is the result of many months of research by “Meta” —the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

New Android feature alerts you to malicious app

Privacy and protection of personal data is the biggest bet of the “developers” of the “smartphones” operating systems, since the malicious people who look for them are always one step ahead. Google and Apple are constantly introducing tools with every “Android” and “iOS” software upgrade, and this time it was Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Facebook’s five guilty secrets revealed

From the very first moment of its operation, Facebook gathered negative reviews on various kinds of issues. In recent years, the platform that created the world of social media, has been put under the microscope of various authorities around the world on issues related to its tactics, the security of personal Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Internet: Increased number of internet users arrested or mistreated

The number of countries where internet users were arrested, or mistreated because of their posts, reached a new record between June 2020 and May 2021, according to a report by the US non-governmental organization “Freedom House”. The most characteristic incidents of this period are the internet disruption in Myanmar and Belarus, 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 …

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 …