Cybercrime

One in 10 Greeks is victim of online scams

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.

Study points to online dangers, complacency

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.

Local institute develops smart software for industrial security

Just about every internet user is wary of malicious software, and as scary as the prospect is for individuals, it is thousands of times worse when such attacks hit industrial installations or organizations that control important infrastructure or possess files and data on citizens.

The Website of the Bulgarian Socialist Party under Attack by Hackers from Thailand

DdoS hacker attack, carried out via multiple IP addresses from Thailand, happened against the site of the Bulgarian Socialist Party on November 21, Positano 20 reported on Monday, reports Mediapool. 

Site protections, however, contain the attacks, although they are difficult to overcome, and the site has not stopped functioning.

Bulgaria's General Directorate for Combatting Organized Crime Warns People to be Careful During the Black Friday

By statistics of the Cyber Crime Specialty Department at Bulgaria's General Directorate for Combatting Organized Crime (GDBOP), the number of fake sites increases more than 10 times before major holidays, as are the upcoming ones.

False web pages are built in several languages, both for greater credibility and for widening the scope of the criminal activity.

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