In northern Greece, a man created "bank" with 2.5 million child pornography files

The cybercrime prosecutor’s office has arrested a resident of northern Greece who possessed and distributed 2.5 million files of child pornography. Media files with horrendous content were discovered in a citizen’s possession as a result of a targeted operation carried out last week by the Northern Greece Cybercrime Sub-directorate. This was preceded by the use […]

Cybercrime: filing complaints electronically

As of today, May 13, citizens have been able to digitally file complaints about crimes in cyberspace, following the signing of a joint decision by Ministers for the Protection of Citizens Takis Theodorikakos and Digital Government Kyriakos Pierrakakis. Applications are submitted through the digital portal of public administration, in the section “Citizen and everyday […]

Explosive rise in cyberattacks in 2021

The number of cyberattacks is growing both globally and in Greece, where there were 21% more cyberattacks last year compared to 2020, and in absolute numbers 485 incidents per week in public and private organizations, according to a survey by the American company Check Point . But the increase in attacks on corporate networks around […]

“Bulgarian” hacker attack on the Greek Parliament

The competent parliamentary service and the cybercrime prosecutor’s office have established that last week’s cyber-hacking attempt originated in Bulgaria. Although this does not mean that the Bulgarians acted, the only thing that was located in the country was the e-mail address of the hackers, from where the attack originated. Speaker Kostas Tassoulas, speaking in Parliament, […]

The court sentenced the guy for posting erotic photos of his ex-girlfriend on the Internet

A 25-year-old resident of Volos was sentenced by a court for posting an intimate photo on the Internet after breaking up with his girlfriend. The Volossky Arbitration Court, consisting of three people, sentenced a young man to 2 months in prison, who was found guilty of posting, disclosing and disseminating personal data. The convict created […]

Hackers “empty” bank accounts using SMS

Greek police are sounding the alarm as phone scams are becoming more common in the country and fraudsters are becoming more inventive. Using a completely ordinary SMS, hackers convince unsuspecting citizens to change the codes of electronic banking. There was a case when 1000 euros were stolen from a woman’s account. Increasingly, online criminals are […]

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