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You have been doxed: targeted email attacks on the rise

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 for targeted hits on organisations. According to Kaspersky researchers, another targeted threat to watch out for is …

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Kaspersky asks, after nearly a year of the UK being locked down: does tech hold the key to normality?

The past year has caused seismic shifts around the world, forcing us to evaluate how we live our lives and communicate with each other. Research from cybersecurity expert Kaspersky has found that of all age groups, those in Generation Z have been loneliest over the past 12 months, with nearly three …

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ROUND TABLE: Gaming: Don’t get caught up in the game

Over the last 17 months cyber-criminals are reported to have carried out in the region of 12 billion credential-stuffing attacks against gaming websites. Here PCR talks to gaming security experts, David Emm at Kaspersky and Lars Rensing, at Protokol about why gamers need to have their wits about them. David …

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Kaspersky: attacks using Microsoft Exchange Server vulnerabilities on the rise, Europe and the US hit the most

On March 2, 2021, several companies released reports about in-the-wild exploitation of several zero-day vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server, leading to arbitrary code execution within the Exchange Server context and full access to the email accounts on the server. While the patch has already been released by Microsoft, Kaspersky researchers …

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Don’t get caught up in the game

Over the last 17 months cyber-criminals are reported to have carried out in the region of 12 billion credential-stuffing attacks against gaming websites. Here PCR talks to gaming security experts, David Emm at Kaspersky and Lars Rensing, at Protokol about why gamers need to have their wits about them. David …

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Kaspersky’s women in tech latest findings

Over a third (38%) of women working in the IT and tech industry claim that a lack of females in the sector made them wary of entering the profession, according to Kaspersky’s latest Women in Tech report, Where are we now? Understanding the evolution of women in technology. Highlighting the importance of role …

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Kaspersky VPN Secure Connection is now available on Macs with Apple Silicon

With an increase in remote working, the use of Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) has significantly grown this year. Understanding the need for privacy when exploring the web, Kaspersky is constantly updating its solutions to work smoothly with the most innovative platforms, by developing native support for the newest hardware. Apple’s M1 …

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Kaspersky analyses state of stalkerware in 2020 – the year of COVID-19

The recent Kaspersky report, “The State of Stalkerware 2020”, shows that the situation has not much improved compared to the year before – in 2019, we discovered 67,500 affected mobile users. At the same time, when talking about improvements, it is important to take the start of the pandemic into account …

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Kaspersky ranked top in Canalys channel satisfaction benchmark for second year

For the second year running, Kaspersky has been ranked number one for the quality of its partner program in the Canalys Worldwide Vendor Benchmark. The company achieved the highest overall rating of 87.8%. Canalys is an independent analyst firm. The Canalys Worldwide Vendor Benchmark provides reassurance to the channel when …

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Christopher Hurst joins Kaspersky as General Manager, UK&I

Christopher Hurst has joined Kaspersky as General Manager of UK and Ireland. A seasoned veteran of the software industry, Hurst has 34 years experience in the trade with a background in the European tech industry. Previously he specialised in building teams to take new products to the EMEA market across …

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