The biggest share of detected malicious links between December 2020 and May 2021 were sent via WhatsApp (89.6%), followed by Telegram (5.6%), according to Kaspersky research. Viber is in third place...
Jul 13, 2021
In Q1, 2021, the number of DDoS attacks dropped by 29% compared to the same period in 2020, but increased by 47% compared to Q4, 2020, according to data from Kaspersky DDoS Prevention. However, this...
May 11, 2021
Malicious users seem to have understood that adapting some of the tricks used by advance persistent threat (APT) groups works well in achieving a wide variety of their goals, such as using ransomware...
Apr 16, 2021
While the percentage of ICS computers on which malicious objects were blocked had declined since the second half of 2019, this number again started to rise in the second half of 2020. Globally, the...
Apr 12, 2021
In 2020, every second fraudulent transaction in the finance industry was an account takeover, according to Kaspersky. According to anonymized statistics of events detected by Kaspersky Fraud...
Feb 09, 2021
As the pandemic continues and schools experience renewed closures or pursue a hybrid model of learning (in-person and remote), the educational sector continues to attract the attention of...
Feb 08, 2021
2020 demonstrated how overwhelmingly important a connected infrastructure and digital services have become for the daily functioning of society. This realization has led to a shift in attitudes to...
Feb 01, 2021
Remote work will catalyze a shift from the corporate perimeter concept to micro-office security certification. Outsourcing of IT and cybersecurity functions will be crucial to solve expertise...
Jan 27, 2021
Enterprises with outdated technology can lose 47% more money when they suffer a data breach compared to those who update everything in a timely manner, according to Kaspersky’s report, titled How...
Dec 04, 2020
SMBs that decide to voluntarily inform their stakeholders and the public about a breach, on average, are likely to lose 40% less than their peers that saw the incident leaked to the media. The same...
Nov 30, 2020
The digitalization of industrial infrastructure is underway and 55% of organizations are confident that the Internet of Things, as one of its key aspects, will change the state of security in...
Oct 19, 2020
Cybersecurity remains a priority for investment among businesses, according to Kaspersky’s report, titled ‘Investment adjustment: aligning IT budgets with changing security priorities’. Its share of...
Oct 01, 2020
For each month from January to June 2020, the number of DDoS attacks affecting educational online resources increased by at least 350% when compared to the corresponding month in 2019. In a denial of...
Sep 07, 2020
In late spring 2020, Kaspersky’s automated detection technologies prevented a targeted attack on a South Korean company. Closer analysis revealed that this attack used a previously unknown full chain...
Aug 18, 2020
The number of DDoS attacks in the second quarter of 2020 increased three-fold in comparison to Q2, 2019, according to Kaspersky’s Q2, 2020 DDoS Attacks Report. The figure is almost the same as the...
Aug 17, 2020
With many millennials thinking they’re too boring for cybercriminals, 36% say that they nevertheless should be doing more to strengthen their digital security, but it drops to the bottom of their to-...
Jul 24, 2020
Working from personal devices has become a necessity for some small organizations during the coronavirus pandemic. But even without COVID-19 lockdown measures in place, this practice remains relevant...
Jun 08, 2020
In early 2020, a series of targeted attacks on industrial organizations in various regions was reported. According to the latest Kaspersky ICS CERT findings, these hits were focused on systems in...
May 29, 2020
Last year, 2% of transactions in e-banking and online retail were carried out by fraudsters and 16% of transactions were suspicious and required further investigation, according to analysis of events...
May 25, 2020
Enterprises which deployed an internal Security Operation Center (SOC) have been able to reduce financial damage from a cyberattack at USD 675,000 -- less than half the average impact cost for all...
Oct 07, 2019
Small companies are being hit with more data breaches, according to cybersecurity firm, Kaspersky. As per its reports, more than a third (36%) of all of such organizations has been victims of data...
Sep 11, 2019
Despite automation, the human factor can still put industrial processes at risk: Employee errors or unintentional actions were behind 52% of incidents affecting operational technology and industrial...
Aug 30, 2019