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 …

Deepfake and Fake Videos: How to Protect Yourself

“Deepfake” videos come from the word “deep” from “deep learning” and “fake = false”. “Deep learning” is an advanced Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) method that uses multiple levels of machine learning algorithms to extract progressively higher level capabilities from unstructured data, such as the human face. Manolis Sfakianakis, President and Founder of the Institute Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

ESET: APT team uncovered stealing state secrets from 2011

Researchers at cybersecurity company ESET have identified a new APT (advanced persistent threat) group that has been stealing sensitive documents from governments in Eastern Europe and the Balkan region since 2011. The “XDSpy” group, as ESET called it, managed not to be noticed for nine years, which is quite rare. Team members have put many government agencies and private companies Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The most common malware software for October

Check Point researchers report that “Trickbot” and “Emotet” are at the top of the “Global Threat Index” and are used to spread “ransomware” to hospitals and healthcare providers worldwide. “Check Point Research”, the research division of “Check Point Software Technologies”, a provider of cybersecurity solutions, published the latest “Global List Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The five most devastating cyber threats in Europe in 2020

Cyber ​​security has become a necessity in recent decades. Global digitization, both corporate and personal, has developed a number of opportunities as well as risks. For this reason,“Check Point Software Technologies”, a provider specializing in cybersecurity worldwide, launched the “Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart” campaign to raise awareness about the need to protect ourselves Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …