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Giving Too Much Away? Most People Share Personal Information Online – And Young People Are Most at Risk

Giving Too Much Away? Most People Share Personal Information Online – And Young People Are Most at Risk

Sharing information or photos on social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram has become second nature for many. But research from Kaspersky Lab has lift the lid on just how much personal data people are sharing in the public domain.

Bad password habits ‘like leaving the front door open,’ says Kaspersky Lab

Internet users across the globe are yet to master how to use passwords effectively to protect themselves online. Research from Kaspersky Lab has shown that people are putting their online safety at risk by making bad password decisions and simple password mistakes that may have far-reaching consequences.

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Children’s Dependency on the Internet Leads to Secrecy, Over-Sharing and Social Withdrawal

Research conducted by iconKids & Youth for Kaspersky Lab has uncovered the harsh impact of Internet over-dependency among children across the globe. 55% of children were qualified by the research as dependent on the Internet. These children are twice as likely to conceal potentially risky online activities from their parents and use content, inappropriate for their age.

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Parents Lack Visibility and Control over Kids’ Online Activity, Study Shows

Parents need to do more to protect their kids from the growing number of online threats, but many currently lack visibility of the dangers their children are facing. New research from Kaspersky Lab reveals that only a quarter (26%) use parental control software to help restrict their kids’ activity online.

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To Pay or Not To Pay? Kaspersky Lab Urges More Internet Users to Join the Fight against Ransomware

Research from Kaspersky Lab shows that the debate over whether ransomware victims should pay up could be redundant because large numbers don’t actually get their files back even if they have paid the cyber criminals.

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Older and Wiser? Kaspersky Lab Report Shows Online Habits of Over-55s

The latest research from Kaspersky Lab and B2B International has raised concerns about the safety of over-55s online. The findings of the research, in a report entitled: ‘Older and wiser? A look at the threats faced by over-55s online,’ demonstrates that this age group can behave insecurely online and often become victims of fraud.

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