In a drive to educate the next generation of internet users in a fun and engaging manner, global cybersecurity company Kaspersky is set to launch a landing page full of resources in support of the book ‘Midori Kuma and a Very Special Race’.
No More Ransom – the initiative started in 2016 by law enforcement and IT security companies to help victims of ransomware restore their files – turns five today. The anniversary is marked by more than 900 million US dollars of illegal profit prevented, and more than 6 million people downloading free decryption tools.
According to anonymized metadata voluntarily provided by Kaspersky MDR customers, one-in-10 (9%) prevented cybersecurity incidents could cause major disruption or unauthorized access to the customer’s assets.
The Kaspersky team conducted a survey, exposing main threats and fears that users faced while dating online. As a result, the company’s experts found that every 6th user has been doxed while dating online.
Fulfilling one of the Coalition’s founding missions, Kaspersky has co-led the work on the Coalition Against Stalkerware basic technical training on stalkerware aimed to help increase capacity building among non-profit organizations, working with survivors and victims, law enforcement agencies and other relevant parties to tackle this form of online abuse.
Kaspersky’s international study on dating and the impact of technology on relationships has found that the majority of users positively perceive the role of smart algorithms in dating services – 44% would trust the matchmaking choice of AI, and 64% noted that the recommendations of the algorithms fully correspond to their preferences.