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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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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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Safe Teleworking

Sunday, 24 May 2020

European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) have produced 2 sets of guidelines, one for employees and one for employers, summarizing the main points to take into consideration when teleworking. TIPS AND ADVICE FOR BUSINESSES Establish corporate policies and procedures (test them in advance...

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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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REvil Ransomware: Εξαφανίζεται από το διαδίκτυο!

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
H διαβόητη συμμορία REvil Ransomware που κατηγορείται για αρκετές επιθέσεις σε πολλές επιχειρήσεις φαίνεται να έχει εξαφανιστεί από το Διαδίκτυο. Η συμμορία REvil, που πιστεύεται ότι εδρεύει στη Ρωσία, έχει συνδεθεί με δύο από αυτές τις πιο καταστροφικές επιθέσεις Ransomware της χρονιάς.   Τον Μάιο, η συμμορία επιτέθηκε με επιτυχία στον μεγαλύτερο προμηθευτή κρέατος JBS... Read more »

SolarWinds patches critical Serv-U vulnerability exploited in the wild

Monday, July 12, 2021
SolarWinds is urging customers to patch a Serv-U remote code execution vulnerability that was exploited in the wild by “a single threat actor” in attacks targeting a limited number of customers. The vulnerability (tracked as CVE-2021-35211) impacts Serv-U Managed File Transfer and Serv-U Secure FTP, and it enables remote threat actors to execute arbitrary code with privileges following successful exploitation. The bug... Read more »

Μεγάλη κυβερνοεπίθεση Ransomware σε εταιρείες στις ΗΠΑ!

Monday, July 5, 2021
Πάνω από 200 αμερικανικές επιχειρήσεις έχουν πληγεί από μια «κολοσσιαία» κυβερνοεπίθεση ransomware κατά τη διάρκεια των εορτασμών για την ημέρα της ανεξαρτησίας στις ΗΠΑ. H επίθεση στόχευε την εταιρεία πληροφορικής Kaseya με έδρα τη Φλόριντα. Οι χάκερς επιτέθηκαν κατά της Kaseya την Παρασκευή, λίγο πριν από το εορταστικό Σαββατοκύριακο των ΗΠΑ λόγω της εθνικής εορτής... Read more »

Έβδομο International CyberEx

Wednesday, June 30, 2021
Το Εθνικό Ινστιτούτο Κυβερνοασφάλειας της Ισπανίας (INCIBE) και ο Οργανισμός Αμερικανικών Κρατών (OAS) διοργανώνουν την έβδομη έκδοση του International CyberEx, ενός διεθνούς διαγωνισμού για την ασφάλεια στον κυβερνοχώρο για Ομάδες Ανταπόκρισης σε Ασφάλεια Υπολογιστών(CSIRTs), οι οποίοι θα επιτρέψουν στους συμμετέχοντες να ενισχύσουν τις ικανότητές τους για απόκριση και τεχνική ανάλυση περιστατικών στον κυβερνοχώρο. Ο διαγωνισμός... Read more »

Κακόβουλο Λογισμικό Clop: Η επιστροφή…

Wednesday, June 23, 2021
Μετά τις πρόσφατες συλλήψεις μερικών μελών του κακόβουλου λογισμικού Clop ransomware από την Εθνική Αστυνομία της Ουκρανίας, την Κορεατική Εθνική Αστυνομική Υπηρεσία και τις ΗΠΑ, η  συμμορία Clop επανήλθε σε δράση! Σύμφωνα με δημοσιεύματα έχει ήδη αρχίσει να απαριθμεί τα νέα θύματα της σε ιστοσελίδες διαρροής δεδομένων ransomware. Σε πρόσφατη ανακοίνωση εταιρεία κυβερνοασφάλειας εκτιμάει ότι... Read more »
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