Digital technology

Turkey’s ‘white hat hackers’ clamp down on videos with child abuse content

A branch known as the "white hat hackers," set up within the Communication Technologies Authority (BTK), has been tracing abusive social media accounts following reports that there were videos on YouTube with child abuse content.

Cyber police forces also have taken action to identify social media accounts sharing content that could tantamount to abuse.

Military Medical Academy with a New Home Monitoring System for Patients

Bulgaria is becoming the first country in the world with a system for monitoring the vital parameters of patients with COVID-19 at home

The Military Medical Academy now has its own system for monitoring patients at home. It is developed by the Bulgarian IoT company Allterco Robotics and is an innovative oximeter for monitoring vital parameters.

Minister of Transport Bode: Europe needs investment plan in cyber security more than ever

Europe needs an investment plan in cybersecurity now more than ever, to be adjusted to the challenges generated by the novel coronavirus crisis, Minister of transport, Infrastructure and Communications Lucian Bode, who participated in the informal meeting of the ministers of telecommunications, through video conferencing, said on Tuesday.

How Blockchain Can Help the Forex Market

This can mean a lot of different things: use by banking systems, more applications in everyday transactions, and so on. But it can also be tied to the potential for blockchain technology to be applied to investment markets. This is something that is already being discussed fairly commonly with regard to forex trading. In fact, it's even being implemented.

The ViruSafe App Can Now be Downloaded for Free

Starting today, every citizen can download the mobile application for free to share their health status with the National Operations Headquarters, health authorities and their GP. The idea is to collect data on people's health. The application will necessarily include data from patients with confirmed COVID-19, regardless of how the disease developed - whether the person recovered or died.

STS implements advanced mobile location tech for 112 emergency line

The Special Telecommunications Service (STS) has implemented an advanced mobile location (AML) technology solution that allows geographic tracking of calls made to the 112 emergency line, exclusively during the emergency call. "The solution was implemented by the Special Telecommunications Service (STS) jointly with mobile communications operators and in partnership with Google and Apple.

Greece tanks in fiber optic connections

Greece was without any fiber optic connections at least until June, the latest figures from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) have shown. Greece also ranked last among the OECD's 37 member-states on the index showing the ratio of fiber optic broadband connections to the total number of landline broadband connections.