How to avoid hacker attacks on your own data

06/05/2020

ATHENE researchers give advice on the television programme arte Xenius

In a recent episode of the science television programme arte Xenius called "Cyber­sicher­heit - Wie wir Hacker­angriffe vermeiden", Dr. Steven Arzt of Fraunhofer SIT gives advice on how smartphone users can protect themselves from data piracy and hacker attacks on their devices. A healthy degree of alertness, as well as frequent updating and attention to approving access rights are essential. When buying a used smartphone, it should be reset to its default settings before the first use.

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The German programme episode is publicly available until August 30, 2020 in the arte media library:

https://www.arte.tv/de/videos/092140-003-A/xenius-cybersicherheit/

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