The Blockchain-based voting boom, online sessions increased threefold during the year of lockdown.
Kaspersky survey finds 20% of PC users still using the end-of-life OS Windows 7, which stopped receiving mainstream support in January 2020. When an OS comes to the end of its lifecycle, no more updates will be issued by the vendor, including critical security fixes.
Advanced threat actors are continuously changing their tactics, sharpening their toolsets, and launching new waves of activity. That’s why, to keep users and organisations informed about the threats they face, Kaspersky’s Global Research and Analysis team provides quarterly reports about the most important developments in the advanced persistent threat landscape.
INTERPOL now supporting the Coalition Against Stalkerware to fight tech-enabled abuse.
The danger within: 32% of users in United Arab Emirates under threat from malware hiding within their devices.
Kaspersky researchers uncovered an advanced cyberespionage campaign targeting entities in the government and military sector in Vietnam. The final payload is a remote administration tool that provides full control over the infected device. Further analysis suggested that this campaign was conducted by a group related to Cycldek, a Chinese-speaking threat group active since at least 2013.
According to Kaspersky researchers, another targeted threat to watch out for is corporate doxing, the process of gathering confidential information about an organisation and its employees without their agreement, to harm them or profit from it. Proliferation of publically available information, data leaks and advancement of technology are leading to a state in which tricking employees into giving out confidential information or even transferring funds is becoming easier than ever before.
Attacks against remote access protocols continue to rise over the past year, reaching 15.8 million in the UAE.
Despite these unprecedented times there has been a significant uprising in entrepreneurial activity the world over. When managing priorities, emerging businesspeople often neglect matters related to information security.
Kaspersky’s flagship home user security solution – Kaspersky Internet Security – was honoured with the Product of the Year 2020 award for an impressive sixth time, in an annual report released by independent test lab AV-Comparatives. Kaspersky was acknowledged ahead of 16 peers by achieving Advanced+ awards in seven rigorous tests, to rank the company highest overall across the participating Windows security products.