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Ransomware Facts, Trends & Statistics for 2020

Sunday, 29 November 2020

Being ever-evolving as an attack tool, even the simplest form of ransomware can cost significant time and money, but more severe attacks can deal a...

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European Cybersecurity Month 2020 ‘Think Before U Click’

Thursday, 8 October 2020

This October marks the European Union’s 8th European Cybersecurity Month (ECSM), promoting online security among EU citizens. The annual cybersecurity...

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INTERPOL reminds public that #OnlineCrimeIsRealCrime

Monday, 5 October 2020

Most of us take care to protect ourselves from physical crimes in the ‘real’ world, yet we do not always take the same precautions against virtual...

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International sting against Dark Web Vendors leads to 179 arrests

Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Today, a coalition of law enforcement agencies across the world announced the results of a coordinated operation known as DisrupTor which targeted...

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No More Ransom: How 4 millions victims of Ransomware have fought back against hackers

Sunday, 2 August 2020

While the world is in the grip of a coronavirus outbreak, another virus is quietly wreaking havoc. Although this virus has been around for years, its...

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Beware! Increased email fraud cases (Man in the Middle scam)

Friday, 29 May 2020

Due to increased incidents of Cybercrime reported to the Office for Combating Cyber Crime and the Police in general related to the phenomenon of...

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Important Facts

2021 (Q1+Q2)

Operations

40+

Evidence

760+

Cases

239+

Child Pornography

129+

Security Tips

Protecting Your Privacy in the IoT Era

Sunday, 27 September 2020

Welcome to the SMART HOME era! The Internet of Things is growing at a tremendous pace and is reaching new heights in every domain. At this point when a decent smart home can be had for under $500 rather than $1,200, the idea isn't just innovation and accommodation for early adopters — it's for...

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Parenting in the Digital Age

Tuesday, 25 August 2020

Modern kids have never known a time when they couldn't connect to the entire world via the internet. In fact, they probably spend more time online than anyone else—certainly more than their parents. If you are a parent, this presents a problem, as there are explicit, disturbing, and illegal websites...

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Online safety, advice for young children, parents and carers

Wednesday, 8 July 2020

Introduction As parents and carers of young children, online safety begins with you. Young children often use digital devices from the first years of their lives. They play with connected toys, tap and swipe touch screens, choose programs to watch on streaming services, play games, join in...

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Deal with sextortion

Wednesday, 17 June 2020

Sextortion is a form of blackmail where someone threatens to share intimate images of you online unless you give in to their demands. These demands are typically for money, more intimate images or sexual favours. Blackmailers often target people through dating apps, social media, webcams or adult...

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Stay Home but NOT online

Saturday, 18 April 2020

In the tech developments of the last month, it's worth noting that both Google and Facebook have begun sharing site surveillance information with various authorities around the world to help design a COVID-19 restriction strategy to ensure the best. addressing key areas of concern. It is argued...

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Catching the virus cybercrime, disinformation and the COVID-19 pandemic

Friday, 3 April 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, criminals have been quick to seize opportunities to exploit the crisis by adapting their modi operandi and engaging in new criminal activities. Cybercriminals have been among the most adept at exploiting the pandemic. The threat from cybercrime activities during the...

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National CSIRT-CY

ΑΣΠIS – ΕΚΣΤΡΑΤΕΙΑ ΕΝΗΜΕΡΩΣΗΣ ΓΙΑ ΤΙΣ ΗΛΕΚΤΡΟΝΙΚΕΣ ΑΠΑΤΕΣ

Friday, July 30, 2021
Τα ηλεκτρονικά εγκλήματα ή απάτες αποτελούν ουσιαστικά τους τρόπους με τους οποίους κάποιοι κακόβουλα επιδιώκουν να αποκομίσουν χρήματα από ανυποψίαστους ιδιώτες ή επιχειρήσεις. Πολλοί πέφτουν σε αυτή την παγίδα, αφού η βασική τακτική που χρησιμοποιείται είναι η συλλογή πληροφοριών μέσω μηχανισμών που λειτουργούν από ξεχωριστά άτομα και όχι από αυτοματοποιημένα συστήματα. Αυτού του είδους οι... Read more »

Safe Links: Η νέα Προστασία του Microsoft Teams κατά του «ηλεκτρονικού ψαρέματος»

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
H Microsoft Teams είναι μία επιχειρηματική πλατφόρμα επικοινωνίας που αναπτύχθηκε από την Microsoft, ως μέρος της οικογένειας προϊόντων της Microsoft 365. Η χρήση της αυξήθηκε σημαντικά κατά τη διάρκεια της πανδημίας του COVID-19, γεγονός που αποτελεί τον «εύκολο δρόμο» για κακόβουλες επιθέσεις ηλεκτρονικού ψαρέματος Η Microsoft έχει προσθέσει μια νέα προστασία που ονομάζεται «Safe Links»... Read more »

Spyware Pegasus: Λογισμικό κατασκοπίας – Διαρροή δεδομένων!

Thursday, July 22, 2021
Το Pegasus είναι λογισμικό κατασκοπίας (spyware) για iOS και Android κινητά. Συνήθως το θύμα λαμβάνει ένα SMS με έναν link κι αν κάνει κλικ σε αυτό έχει ως αποτέλεσμα η συσκευή του να μολύνεται με το spyware. Το λογισμικό μπορεί να αντιγράψει τα SMS μηνύματα που στέλνει ή λαμβάνει ο χρήστης, να συλλέξει φωτογραφίες και... Read more »

Pegasus spyware: What to know about NSO Group’s phone surveillance software

Thursday, July 22, 2021
Pegasus spyware: What to know about NSO Group’s phone surveillance software. It’s a doozy of a digital spying case. Security researchers found evidence of attempted or successful installation of Pegasus, software made by an Israeli cybersecurity company, on 37 phones of activists, journalists and businesspeople. They appear to have been the targets of potentially intense secret surveillance... Read more »

Κυβερνοεγκληματιές έκλεψαν ένα terabyte δεδομένων από τον πετρελαϊκό γίγαντα Saudi Aramco

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Μια από τις μεγαλύτερες εταιρείες πετρελαίου και φυσικού αερίου στον κόσμο, η Saudi Aramco δέχθηκε επίθεση που είχε σαν αποτέλεσμα μεγάλος όγκος δεδομένων της να κλαπεί. Η Saudi Aramco επιβεβαίωσε ότι τα δεδομένα  της έχουν κλαπεί, αλλά αρνείται ότι το δίκτυο ή οι διακομιστές της έχουν παραβιαστεί. H εταιρεία ισχυρίζεται ότι τα δεδομένα έχουν κλαπεί... Read more »
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