A couple of youngsters check their smartphones while sitting on the steps at Syntagma Square in central Athens. A new study has found that 37 percent of teenagers demonstrated signs of internet addiction in 2019, compared to 13 percent in 2013. Meanwhile, more than 30 percent said they suffered online harassment in 2019, up from 20 percent in 2013.
The social network Facebook announced that it is banning the so-called. "Deepfake", the BTA quoted the Associated Press reported. Deepfake is an AI-based technology used to produce or alter video content so that it presents something that didn't, in fact, occur. This is a step in the fight against Internet fraud, the agency notes.
Hundreds of people around the world have been arrested after a child pornography site in the Dark web was taken down by authorities in March 2018. The site has been selling child sexual abuse videos for Bitcoins.
The charges were brought against 337 users from 12 different countries. Among the accused is the alleged head of the site, 23-year-old South Korean Jong Woo Son.
Officers of the Greek Police's cyber crime squad have arrested four Greek men as part of an operation code-named "Uncover" aimed at cracking down on child pornography, it emerged on Saturday.
The arrests followed several months of investigation and came after raids on four properties in Athens and one in the Peloponnese earlier this month.
They are established by the US non-governmental organization "Coalition for the Rescue of Children", reported NOVA TV.
The US-based Coalition for the Rescue of Children, which helps law enforcement officials from different countries to establish online pedophiles, has found nearly 100,000 computers in Russia spreading child pornography, according to BGNES.
A Turkish prosecutor has been detained for having hundreds of child pornography images on the personal computer given to him by the Justice Ministry.
A member of the Islamic Furkan Foundation has been arrested after child pornography was found on his mobile phone following major raids on the group.