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 …

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 …