Ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, fresh research data into stalkerware and tech abuse suggests that the UK has the second-highest level of cyber stalking in Europe
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.
While investigating a yet unknown advanced persistence threat (APT), Kaspersky researchers came across new malware that contained several important attributes that potentially connect it to DarkHalo – the threat actor behind the Sunburst attack. It is considered one of the most impactful supply chain security incidents of recent years.
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.
Morten Lehn has been appointed Managing Director for Northern Europe, with a remit to drive continued growth in the region and spearhead the company’s opportunities and initiatives in the market. Previously General Manager for Kaspersky in Italy & Mediterranean, Lehn brings a wealth of local market knowledge and success to build on across Northern Europe.
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).