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 …

Account breach incidents increased by 20% in 2020

In 2020, every second fraudulent transaction in the financial industry was an account breach, as a “Kaspersky Fraud Prevention” research reveals. According to statistics from anonymous sources on events identified by “Kaspersky Fraud Prevention” from January to December 2020, the proportion of these incidents increased from 34% in 2019 to 54% in 2020. Two tricks for accessing Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Research: Social media harms teenagers’ mental health

Teenagers’ mental health is being harmed by heavy use of social media, according to new research.  As the BBC reports, the research was carried out by the “Education Policy Institute” and The “Prince’s Trust “and in its context it is found that wellness/well-being is at similar levels in all primary school-age children. It begins to be Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Team of researchers scrapped Emotet, the world’s most dangerous software

A team of researchers from around the world has scrapped the infrastructure of the Emotet, considered the most dangerous malware in the world, capable of stealing codes and installing malware from afar, the German forensic service announced today. The operation took place the day before yesterday, Tuesday 26/1, as part of an international campaign involving researchers from Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Experts link the attack on SolarWinds to Kazuar backdoor

On December 13, 2020, “FireEye”, “Microsoft” and “SolarWinds” announced the discovery of a large, sophisticated supply chain attack, developed by the new —previously unknown— “Sunburst” malware, used against “SolarWinds Orion IT” customers.   Kaspersky experts have identified several specific code similarities between “Sunburst” and known versions of “Kazuar” backdoors; the type of malware that provides remote access to the victim’s 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 …

The right equipment for working from home

Out-of-office work in 2020 has now become the new daily routine; the problem is that it started so suddenly, for most, that many households were unable to prepare properly. It’s time to turn a temporary solution into a future permanence; most of the time, one of the most important decisions a 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 …