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Kaspersky Lab Survey Highlights Data Protection as the Top Priority for Businesses when Combating Cyberthreats

Kaspersky Lab Survey Highlights Data Protection as the Top Priority for Businesses when Combating Cyberthreats

Loss or exposure of sensitive data is the worst outcome of a cybersecurity incident, according to the findings of Kaspersky Lab’s report, “Business Perception of IT Security: In the Face of an Inevitable Compromise”, based on the 2016 Corporate IT Security Risks survey. However, only just over half (52%) of businesses agree that they have to be better prepared for an inevitable security compromise.

The Volume of Malicious Spam in Q3 2016 Hits Two-Year High

According to the Kaspersky Lab Spam and Phishing in Q3 report, the company’s products blocked 73,066,751 attempts to attack users with malicious attachments. This is the largest amount of malicious spam since the beginning of 2014 and is a 37% increase compared to the previous quarter. The majority of those attachments were ransomware trojan downloaders.

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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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Breaking smart: 7 things you need to STOP doing online

In the beginning, the Internet was not terrifically user-friendly — early users needed tech chops just to get online, and they had to do so over a wired, dial-up connection. Between those online pioneers’ savvy and the relatively few other Internet users, online behavior with regard to security was not a headline issue.

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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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Kaspersky Lab Latest News and Update: Financial Attacks Grow by 16% in Q2 2016

Financial malware is evolving through collaboration between malware creators, according to the results of Kaspersky Lab’s IT threat evolution Report for Q2. During the quarter Kaspersky Lab products blocked 1,132,031 financial malware attacks on users, a rise of 15.6% compared to the previous quarter.

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