The worst passwords of 2021 are proof that we deserve to be hacked

The company “NordPass” conducts every year a research for the most dangerous “passwords” that one can use. On one hand, data is extracted that makes our “login” more secure —where it requires a “password”— and on the other, it is an awareness campaign, for those who still insist on using Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How cybercriminals exploit “vulnerabilities”

“HP Wolf Security” threatening team is ringing a “bell” for the speed with which cybercriminals mobilize to exploit new “zero day” vulnerabilities —before businesses can update their systems— in the context of the publication of the “HP Wolf Security Threat Insights” World Expo. As stated in a relevant announcement: ““Zero-day Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Smart gauze (bandage) communicates with doctors

In recent years, research teams around the world have created various types of medical pads (bandages, gauzes, patches, etc.), which are described as “smart”. Some of these patches incorporate medications and substances, which help in the rapid healing of the wounds, on which they are placed, while others incorporate technologies Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

TikTok: New revelations for videos that promote anorexia in teenagers; “They spread like a disease”

There are more and more cases where dangerous and potentially harmful content “gets out” of control and user protection policies on a number of “social media” platforms. Following the revelations of Frances Haugen about the effects of Facebook and Instagram on young users —with their effects being toxic to teens Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Experts recorded 46 negative effects of social media

New study raises particular concerns about the impact of “social media” platforms. It is undeniable that “social media” platforms have brought multilevel changes and small and large revolutions in every area of the personal, social and professional life of modern man. The benefits and positive aspects of “social media” are Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The British developer who got 15 years banned from Facebook

A programmer from Great Britain created “Unfollow Everything”, which promoted as the solution to the problem of modern man who spends his whole day on “social media”. Yes, we do it in Greece too! What Louis Barclay created allows users to automatically “unfollow” all friends they have on Facebook and the pages they follow Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Elon Musk’s satellite internet comes into our lives

Starlink may be Elon Musk’s least impressive project on paper, but it may prove to be the most revolutionary; it doesn’t promise to phase out the internal combustion engine like Tesla, nor make us tourists in space like SpaceX. Starlink wants to make the satellite internet cheap and affordable all over the planet without the need 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 …

Tests begin on the printer that will build houses on the Moon

A 3D printer is heading to the International Space Station that will make extraterrestrial building materials. Man’s return to the Moon is taken for granted since many space agencies are immediately planning manned missions there while manned missions to Mars are also being prepared. The residence initially of astronauts and then Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The creator of the Web sold for 5.4 million dollars the source code of the World Wide Web

The “father” of the World Wide Web, or briefly Web, British Sir Tim Berners-Lee, sold the primary source code of WWW for $5.43 million at “Sotheby’s” auction. The proceeds will be donated by him and his wife for charitable purposes. The source code was auctioned in the form of a “Non-Fungible Token (NFT)” —i.e. a digital intellectual property certificate for Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The World Wide Web Code will be sold as NFT

Tim Berners-Lee, the creator of the World Wide Web, the well-known “www”, which made the Internet accessible to all and essentially made the Internet the world we know today, decided to sell the program code. The British scientist had stated at first that he did not wish to make any money from the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The applications that “suck” the battery of mobile phones have been identified

The more features and more services our mobile phones provide, the more we use it and accordingly the amount of energy required for the operation of the device increases, which of course leads to the rapid consumption of its “fuel” and the need for continuous battery charging.  The Swiss company “pCloud” conducted a study in which Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …