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Kaspersky Lab is delighted to announce the winners of its global education project ‘CyberSecurity for the Next Generation 2013’. Following the 2013 finals at Royal Holloway, University of London the prizes went to: Firman Azhari from the Bandung Institute of Technology, Indonesia (1st place); Dusan Repel from the University of Plymouth, UK (2nd place); and Iwan Gulenko from the Technical University of Munich, Germany (3rd place).
Kaspersky Lab reports that Kaspersky Internet Security blocked 100% of malicious attacks in a recent Real-World Protection Test. The test was conducted by the authoritative international test lab AV-Comparatives in May 2013.
The data received from Kaspersky Security Network is indirectly confirmed by the banks: according to the results of a global survey conducted in spring 2013 by B2B International and Kaspersky Lab, about 37% of all banks surveyed were affected by phishing attacks at least once over the previous 12 months
$649,000 is the average cost incurred by large companies in the wake of a cyber-attack, according to the 2013 Global Corporate IT Security Risks survey conducted by B2B International, in conjunction with Kaspersky Lab.
In May, the percentage of spam in email traffic was down 2.5 percentage points and averaged 69.7%
Kaspersky Lab is scaling new heights – both business and geographical – with the major ‘Kaspersky 7 Volcanoes Expedition’
Bogus search and email services, social networks, banks, financial organizations and e-shops are often used to cheat the unwary.
According to the results of Kaspersky Lab’s “The evolution of phishing attacks 2011-2013” survey, the number of Internet users who faced phishing attacks over the last 12 months has grown from 19.9 million to 37.3 million, an increase of 87 %. Facebook, Yahoo, Google and Amazon are among main targets of cybercriminals. The study, which was carried out in June 2013 based on data from the Kaspersky Security Network cloud service, shows that what was once a subset of spam has evolved into a rapidly growing cyberthreat in its own right.
Few companies have any realistic idea of how much new malware appears every day
Kaspersky Lab announces a new addition to its worldwide network of offices with the opening of a representative office in Israel today. The new office in Tel Aviv will provide business development, and sales and marketing support for Kaspersky Lab’s products in the country.
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