Kaspersky Endpoint Security Cloud demonstrated 100% efficiency against ransomware attacks, according to a recent assessment by AV-TEST. As a result of three different scenarios and 113 attack samples, the product didn’t lose a single user file and outran 10 different cybersecurity vendors.
When the pandemic had just started in March 2020, developing new products was a way to respond to the uniquely challenging situation for 33% of small companies, according to a recent Kaspersky study. The lockdowns shook the financial wellbeing of the majority of SMBs (55%), and they had to take many cost-saving measures. In light of this, launching new offerings or business opportunities, as well as other measures taken, was an effort to survive.
A new Kaspersky Safe Kids research has revealed the online content that children were most interested in during summer 2021. During this time, TikTok managed to overtake WhatsApp in the list of apps where kids spent the most time. Instagram’s popularity among children continued to decline while Eurovision became popular, and Brawl Stars surpassed Roblox in popularity.
● 35% of Brits admit to having been contacted by a scammer
● One in six people on dating apps have been victims of doxing, the practice of revealing private information for malicious purposes without a person’s consent
In six in ten (63%) cyberattacks investigated by the Kaspersky Global Emergency Response team, adversaries used password brute force and vulnerability exploitation as initial vectors to compromise the organisation’s environment
The Kaspersky team invites cybersecurity specialists once again to join the Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit (SAS) to discuss the changes in the IT security landscape and share their knowledge on recent, sophisticated threats. Our rich conference program is spread over two days and will take place on September 28-29, 2021.
According to Kaspersky ICS CERT, almost one in three industrial computer was subject to malicious activity in H1 2021. During the first half of 2021, cybercriminals intensively used various types of spyware and malicious scripts while performing their attacks. These types of threats are growing for the second six-month period and pose a big challenge to industrial control systems (ICS).
A recent Kaspersky survey on the challenges facing small and medium businesses at the beginning of the pandemic reveals preserving jobs was the top priority for almost half of organisations globally (43%). However, the most prioritised challenge was the introduction of new technologies to ensure the smooth running of business under these new circumstances (53%).
This Sunday, 12th September, the Italian F1 Grand Prix – the highest class of international auto racing – is set to take place. With restrictions driven by the pandemic, not all fans will be able to attend the event and support their teams. As the pandemic continues, live streaming has gained popularity among spectators of the Grand Prix. However, it is important to bear in mind that cybercriminals often take advantage of fans’ eagerness to watch the F1 by instigating various online fraud schemes to gain users’ credentials.
Kaspersky announced the release of a new solution – Kaspersky Smart Home Security. The new approach will help telecom operators respond to growing consumer demand for the protection of smart home devices. It provides comprehensive protection against a wide range of possible threats – device breakdowns, malicious attacks, covert surveillance, and more. The product is installed on a router by a telecom operator, and all a user needs to do is download an application on a smartphone to control and monitor device security.