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Data transparency increasingly important, Kaspersky study states
Mon 12 Apr 2021
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“It is clear from the data that people have developed a sense of control and they are now demanding openness about how and where their data is being managed."
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Over half of ransomware victims pay up - but does it work?
Fri 9 Apr 2021
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ransomware
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"Handing over money doesn’t guarantee the return of data, and only encourages cybercriminals to continue the practice."
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Advanced threat actors engaged in cyberespionage up their game
Thu 8 Apr 2021
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cyber espionage
"This recent activity signals a major leap in their abilities."
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2020 sees a global shift in financial malware threats
Wed 7 Apr 2021
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financial results
The financial threat landscape experienced a game-changing pandemic year, according to a new report from Kaspersky.
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Financial malware activity dropped in 2020 as creators honed their wares
Tue 6 Apr 2021
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malware
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cloud banking solutions
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Cybercriminals used the time to plan more malicious propagation techniques, both new and evolved from previous methods.
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Stalkerware remains significant problem throughout COVID-19 lockdowns
Tue 2 Mar 2021
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cybersecurity
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stalkerware
Stalkerware remains a significant problem with more 50,0000 users affected globally in 2020.
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Kaspersky ranked number one in channel partner satisfaction
Mon 1 Mar 2021
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canalys
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channel partners
“Being recognised for the second consecutive year as the number one cybersecurity vendor for channel satisfaction, reflects the investment we have made in the Kaspersky United partner program over the past two years."
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Women in tech: Equality journey not over
Tue 23 Feb 2021
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gender bias
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gender pay gap
The idea of gender equality represents more than just physical bodies through doors. It is also the notion of perceptions, feelings, stereotypes and opportunity.
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Cyber criminals target education sector as remote learning increases
Wed 10 Feb 2021
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education
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cybersecurity
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e-learning
“Unfortunately, until all students are back in the classroom full-time, educational institutions will continue to be a popular target for criminals."
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Financial account takeovers on the rise - Kaspersky
Tue 9 Feb 2021
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fraud
Every second fraudulent transaction in the finance industry during 2020 was an account takeover.
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Kaspersky steps in to protect automotive industry from cyber threats
Fri 22 Jan 2021
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cyber threats
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automotive industry
The company’s TI report, previously available for a selected range of customers, is able to provide car manufacturers with in-depth analysis of industry-specific security threats.
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Remote work: The new home for gender equality in tech
Thu 21 Jan 2021
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“We as an industry must build on this momentum, extract the positives from the past year’s transition to flexible working, and be a catalyst for wider social change as a result.”
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Users pay with personal data - Kaspersky on WhatsApp move to share data with Facebook
Tue 19 Jan 2021
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
"Nothing is truly free, and, unfortunately, the current business model for free services means that, essentially, we pay with our data."
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Kaspersky discovers COVID-19 research related cyber threats
Fri 25 Dec 2020
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covid-19
Kaspersky researchers have identified two APT incidents that targeted entities related to COVID-19 research - a Ministry of Health body and a pharmaceutical company.
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2020 saw a surge in detected malicious files — Kaspersky
Thu 17 Dec 2020
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Kaspersky detected more trojans, backdoors and worms than last year, representing an overall 5.2% increase in detected malicious files year-on-year.
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APAC consumers say firms' social media reputation matters
Thu 17 Dec 2020
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social media
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branding
If a crisis unfolded, 38% would stop using an organisation’s products if they were caught up in a crisis that spilled online.
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Gamers targeted as identity theft, bullying and cheating increases online
Tue 15 Dec 2020
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gaming
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technology gifts
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identity theft
More than a tenth of gamers have had their ID stolen – which could be worth as much as $347bn globally, according to new research.
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Kaspersky ICS CERT joins FIRST global threat intelligence forum
Wed 2 Dec 2020
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threat intelligence
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industrie 4.0
FIRST was founded in 1990, and its members come from 95 countries across Oceania, Asia, Europe, the Americas, and Africa.
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Businesses can save on the hefty cost of a security breach if they're honest
Mon 30 Nov 2020
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breach prevention
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SMBs and enterprises that disclose breaches proactively tend to experience 40% less financial damage, according to new research from Kaspersky.
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Kaspersky unveils two major update to its Transparency Initiative
Wed 18 Nov 2020
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cybersecurity
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transparency
The company has announced the opening of a new Transparency Center, as well as the ompletion of a widespread transferal of data storage and processing activities to Switzerland.
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SMBs in Southeast Asia hit hard by cyber criminals
Tue 17 Nov 2020
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advanced persistent threat protection
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endpoint protection
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edge security
Kaspersky has recognised a worrying trend of cyber criminals targeting small and medium businesses (SMBs) in Southeast Asia (SEA), and has released a new offering in response.
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How has COVID-19 transformed our perception of work?
Mon 16 Nov 2020
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Almost three quarters (74%) of people never want to return to pre-COVID-19, traditional work paradigms, putting more pressure on employees to adequately support and secure changing workplace environments.
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More than just malware, ransomware 2.0 hits businesses hard
Fri 13 Nov 2020
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ransomware
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Cyber criminals are shifting their focus from encrypting data to publishing confidential information online, according to new findings from Kaspersky researchers.
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Kaspersky identifies new banking malware targeting mobile users
Wed 11 Nov 2020
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malware
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threat intelligence
"We recommend that financial institutions watch these threats closely, while improving their authentication processes, boosting anti-fraud technology and threat intelligence data, and trying to understand and mitigate all risks of this new mobile RAT family.”
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