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December 04, 2023 - Press Releases
Kaspersky’s detection systems discovered an average of 411,000 malicious files every day, with an increase of nearly 3 percent in 2023, compared to the previous year. Particular types of threats also escalated: experts observed a marked surge of 53 percent in attacks involving malicious Microsoft Office and other types of documents. Attackers leaned towards more dangerous tactics, such as utilizing backdoors to infiltrate systems undetected. These insights, detailed in the Kaspersky Security Bulletin: Statistics of the Year Report, underscore the evolving landscape of cyber threats.
November 29, 2023 - Corporate News
Company bosses are boosting their cybersecurity following an alarming increase in cyberattacks, a new study commissioned by Kaspersky has found. The data shows that more than three quarters (77%) of companies suffered at least one cyber incident in the last two years. One of the main reasons cited was the shortage of qualified IT security staff (18%). Among other measures to strengthen cybersecurity, 41% of respondents claimed that their companies plan to invest in outsourcing cybersecurity in the next 12 to 18 months.
November 27, 2023 - Press Releases
The new global survey ‘The Super Sale Game: who’s the winner? A study on how we shop and pay‘, commissioned by Arlington Research for Kaspersky, explores consumers views and shopping behavior when it comes to big sales events such as Black Friday or Cyber Monday
November 24, 2023 - Comparative Tests
Kaspersky cybersecurity products earned maximum points from independent testing company SE Labs in the third quarter of 2023. Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business, Kaspersky Small Office Security and Kaspersky Plus were put through the SE Labs test for anti-malware protection of business and home endpoints. The products scored top points after dealing with publicly available email and web-based threats like those used by cybercriminals to attack Windows PCs by tricking users into running files or scripts that download and run malicious software.
November 22, 2023 - Corporate News
Employee violations of an organization’s information security policies are as dangerous as external hacker attacks according to a recent study from Kaspersky. In the last two years, 26% of cyber incidents in businesses occurred due to employees intentionally violating security protocol. This figure is almost equal to the damage caused by cybersecurity breaches, 30% of which occurred because of hacking.
November 20, 2023 - Press Releases
As Black Friday approaches, Kaspersky has released a new report revealing the latest shopping-related cyber threats. The findings expose more than 13 million e-shop-related phishing attacks in 2023, with scammers mimicking popular marketplaces, luxury brands, and gadget stores.
November 17, 2023 - Comparative Tests
Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business, Kaspersky Small Office Security and Kaspersky Standard passed the regular Advanced Threat Protection assessments held by AV-TEST. In the testing, all three products demonstrated complete protection against ransomware in 10 different real-life attack scenarios.
November 15, 2023 - Press Releases
As part of the Africa Cyber Defense Forum (ACDF), Kaspersky has today announced the opening of its first Transparency Center in the African region. The new center, located in Kigali, Rwanda, is opening as part of Kaspersky’s Global Transparency Initiative, established to highlight the reliability of the company's solutions, and advocate for greater transparency throughout the cybersecurity industry. The new center offers its visitors a comprehensive overview of Kaspersky's engineering and data processing practices, and a live demonstration of the source code for its products and services.
November 14, 2023 - Press Releases
Kaspersky Global Research and Analyses Team (GReAT) experts offer insights and projections for 2024 in the Kaspersky Security Bulletin, with a focus on the evolution of Advanced Persistent Threats (APT).
November 13, 2023 - Press Releases
IT Security professionals can now sharpen their skills in reverse engineering thanks to Kaspersky’s new online course. Hosted by leading cybersecurity professionals from the Global Research & Analysis Team (GReAT), the course is tailored to provide a robust foundation in the Ghidra framework and expand trainees’ understanding of the malware analysis process.
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