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 …

The Peaky Blinders of the 21st century have been arrested

At the beginning of the 20th century, the Birmingham-based “Peaky Blinders” gang was active in Britain, which became famous thanks to the worldwide success of the TV series of the same name. London police say they have dismantled a hacker mob called “Lapsu$”. Seven key members of the mob have Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

MIT manufactures the first fabrics that “eavesdrop”

Thanks to the special fibers, this fabric effectively detects the sounds of the environment, from the loud ones on a busy road, to the quiet sounds inside a library reading room. At the same time, the fabric is also capable of recording the sounds it hears and then reproducing them Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Quantum radar detects objects under the ground

An object hidden beneath the earth’s surface was first detected using quantum technology. The achievement is characterized as a milestone, as it paves the way for the use of quantum gravity sensors that will “see” under the ground, a development with a variety of applications in science, industry, national defense Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

ESET: How hackers can “steal” passwords

“Passwords” are the Achilles heel of many people’s digital lives, especially at a time when the average person has to remember dozens of “passwords”, and that number has grown steadily in recent years. “Passwords” are the virtual “keys” for the digital world, offering access to electronic banking, e-mail, social networking Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Shopping, scams and internet

If you receive a reminder for orders that you have never made, then it is very likely that you have fallen victim to cybercriminals. Internet shopping is a practice for many people, especially in the run-up to Christmas and in the face of tougher measures for the coronavirus in retail. Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

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 …