Minister-delegate for European Affairs George Ciamba on Wednesday underscored at a debate in Brussels that the European Union must have clear norms and instruments to identify and punish those who are behind cyber attacks, reads a release of the Foreign Affairs Ministry (MAE). Such measures will also increase the credibility of the European institutions among the citizens.
There are currently 23 billion smart devices in the world and their number is expected to triple by 2025, said Dimitar Margaritov, chairman of the Commission for Consumer Protection, on the TV channel "Europe", referring to data from a survey of Consumer International, which brings together over 200 non-governmental organizations in the field from all over the world.
The cyber-attack was committed by another country, reported NOVA TV.
A massive hacker attack has been committed against the major political parties in Australia.
However, there is no evidence that hackers have intervened in the elections which are going to be held in a month. The attack was directed against parliamentary servers.
Google is advising internet users to take online security more seriously as a study it commissioned on the occasion of Safer Internet Day (SID) on Tuesday showed that one in 10 Greek internet users has fallen victim to online scams.
According to the YouGov study, one in six Greeks are concerned about the security of their online banking information.
Almost half (43 percent) of parents in Greece do not limit their children's internet use, according to the results of a study conducted by the Greek Safer Internet Center in November and December last year.
The survey was carried out on a sample of 14,000 children aged between 10 and 17 from 400 schools in Athens, Thessaloniki, Crete, Patra and Larissa.