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 …

Beware of email fraud sent by Greek Police

A mail fraud with the alleged sender of Greek Police has been circulating in recent days by perpetrators, who try to deceive/mislead the citizens. According to an announcement by the Police, the text message —which you will see below, as an alleged letter from the Greek Police— is false and 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 …

Instagram adds parental control options

Since last December, the Instagram development team had promised to add new parental control features to the popular platform and now we are in the final stretch for their launch, as it started in the US. The head of Instagram, Adam Mosseri, describes the new options as the first parental Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How will you know if your phone has been hacked

It is not uncommon for your cell phone to be hacked. It may sound strange to you, but it certainly happens in the best families. Some people —and we sometimes do— even store passwords in their cell phone notes to keep them accessible at all times, because ok, how many Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

How to protect your personal data on the internet

In the context of protecting the privacy of every user who uses the internet, the ADAE (Communications Privacy Assurance Authority) has taken various actions, which ensure the safety of the user on the internet; issues regulations to establish security measures by companies-providers, deals with complaints about breaches of telephone and 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 …

How to keep digital intruders away from your bank accounts

The “smartphone” is not just a communication device, but is used for many more things. And in recent years, with the growing popularity of “mobile banking”, the “smartphone” is the basic device —for many of us— in terms of access to bank accounts and transaction processing. Given this, it is Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

50,000 Facebook users became targets of private monitoring

More than 50,000 Facebook users in more than 100 countries will be notified by the company itself that it may have been the target of hacking attempts by monitoring companies working for government agencies, or private clients. The news is the result of many months of research by “Meta” —the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

New Android feature alerts you to malicious app

Privacy and protection of personal data is the biggest bet of the “developers” of the “smartphones” operating systems, since the malicious people who look for them are always one step ahead. Google and Apple are constantly introducing tools with every “Android” and “iOS” software upgrade, and this time it was Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Instagram – Take a break: The new feature for those who “burn”

Shortly before the inauguration of its CEO Adam Mosseri in Congress, the Instagram development team released new features, aimed at providing a safer place for teens. First, it launches the “Take a Break” feature, previously available in the US, UK, Canada and Australia. In practice, “Take a Break” is a 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 …