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Kaspersky Antivirus “Could be Used by Russia” for Cyber Attacks

Germany's cybersecurity agency called on users of Kaspersky antivirus software to switch to an alternative over fears the Russian cybersecurity firm could be used to facilitate cyber attacks by the Russian government. Russia’s military and intelligence activities in Ukraine, and...

Hackers Steal Over $90 Million From Cryptocurrency Exchange

Hackers have stolen over $90 million from a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange called Liquid. The firm announced that hackers had gained access to wallets they host online, gleaning roughly $91 million in crypto assets. $16 million of these were frozen...

Russia Blamed in Coronavirus Research Hacking Attempt in UK

  European governments and officials in the United States on Thursday accused a group of computer hackers who they believe work for Russian intelligence of attempting to steal information about a potential coronavirus vaccine. The group believed to be behind the...

New Report Warns Of Cybercrime Rise in 2018

US tech giant McAfee warned on Wednesday that 2018 will see a rise in online attacks, at a time when the EU is deliberating calls to beef up its Greece-based cybercrime agency. In its McAfee Labs 2018 Threats Predictions Report,...

Hackers of Greek Bank System Extend Ransom Deadline to Thursday

A group of hackers who had blackmailed the Greek banking system last week have given Greek banks three more days to meet their demands before they go through with their plan, according to Greek media reports. The team of hackers called Armanda Collective are asking...

Hackers Blackmail Greek Banks Demanding Bitcoin as Ransom

A special unit of Greece's National Intelligence Service (EYP) is investigating a racket of hackers who blackmail Greek banks, including the country's central bank, asking for bitcoin as ransom. According to information released by Greek Police, a group of hackers...

HackTheBook: Redefining the Book Concept in Athens

The Onassis Cultural Centre, in collaboration with the Europeana Space Network, invites designers, artists, publishers, programmers, authors, poets, hackers and entrepreneurs to a marathon which will redefine the book. The book is redefined by focusing on four different parameter-challenges. Each...

Greek Cyber Crime Unit Hires Two Young Hackers

The Greek Cyber Crime Unit recently managed to capture two hackers messing with Facebook, receiving a thank you note from the social network’s representatives. It appears, however, that this unit has made several innovative decisions without holding back as other...

Facebook Thanks Greek Cyber Crime Unit

With a long announcement, Facebook thanked the Greek Police and especially the Cyber Crime Unit for the arrest of two Greek hackers, 31 and 27 years old, who created the virus "Lecpetex" that damaged thousands of computers around the world. Facebook administration stated that...

Greek Hackers Attacked 250,000 Computers Around the World

Two Greek students of informatics aged 31 and 27 years old had developed a malicious software called "Lecpetex" which was spreading through social networking sites stealing digital currencies, the so-called bitcoins, from more than 250,000 computers around the world. The Cyber...