Category Archives: News Articles

Security BSides Athens 2016, Greece

I am pleased to announce that the Information Security Research Group is a proud community supporter of the effort being put into organising the Security BSides Athens 2016 in Greece held on the Saturday, 25 June 2016. More information about the event can be found … Continue reading

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Hope it is not you!

If you see Trojan:Win32/Popureb.E or something called Popureb [1] in your Antivirus software then start making backups and look for your PCs restore CDs/DVDs to restore your system. [1] – http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9217953/Rootkit_infection_requires_Windows_reinstall_says_Microsoft?taxonomyId=85

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How serious and consequential any one failure would be?

Reading the article about Japan’s Nuclear reactors[1] and the issues the country is now facing because of a number of critical failures that occurred; with this post I would just like to point out how this, in a similar fashion, … Continue reading

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Increase of Cyber attacks

Cyber attacks are on the increase. Not just because I say so, it is a fact [1,2,3]. Cyber criminals are turning to the virtual world and usually the figures demonstrate their success in doing so. Some countries are even thinking of having … Continue reading

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Expire my data

Like milk, when data is stored in our refrigerated data storage facilities it should have an expiration date. Imagine a milk that degraded in your fridge and disappeared after the expiration date. The perfect solution to taking out the trash … Continue reading

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