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40% of APAC consumers have dealt with personal data breaches
The Kaspersky report released today also found out that more than 20% of respondents in APAC are willing to sacrifice their privacy to gain a product or a service for free.
Kaspersky launches security assessment training program
Kaspersky says the program is designed give organisations the tools to ensure the security and of third-party applications that are integrated into their IT infrastructures.
Consumer password hygiene doesn't reflect cybersecurity threat in 2020
83% of internet users think up their own passwords, while 54% say they are unaware about how to check if any of their credentials have already been leaked, according to new research from Kaspersky.
One in three ransomware attacks target business users
Ransomware has become a big challenge for many organisations, despite the attack method not being the most advanced threat.
DDoS attacks doubled in Q1 2020 as attackers target remote workers
Threat actors are clearly taking advantage of the great shift to remote working and learning incited by the outbreak of COVID-19, in which people are isolated and are therefore heavily reliant on digital resources.
Half of employees watch adult content on devices they use for work
According to a new report from Kaspersky, 51% of remote workers who started to watch more pornography admit they did so on the same devices they use for work-related purposes.
Kaspersky improves security for ATMs and PoS systems
Kaspersky has launched a new version of its Embedded Systems Security which has improved security for ATMs in remote areas with a 2G internet connection.
Australian employees are weakening organisations' security posture - report
Almost half (49.4%) of all security incidents in Australia in 2019 occurred as a result of ‘inappropriate usage’ by employees, with a further 42.9% of incidents being caused by inappropriate data sharing across mobile devices by employees.
Kaspersky addresses remote security gaps with new tool
With the new cloud discovery feature, an IT administrator can safeguard compliance with corporate security policies by controlling the unauthorised use of potentially unsecured applications and sites by employees.
Southeast Asia firms rank data protection as top security concern
"From the $81M USD heist against a central bank to a data breach leaking names of HIV cases, our past offers timeless lessons on cybersecurity which organisations and businesses in all shapes and sizes should definitely learn from."
Kaspersky announces update to Microsoft Office 365 security solution as COVID-19 threats emerge
The upgrade introduces enhanced anti-phishing capabilities with a dedicated anti-spoofing feature, as well as bolstered protection within Microsoft Teams.
New stalkerware tech wreaking havoc on personal privacy
Stalkerware, which tracks and stalks victims using their own devices, is not a new concept but researchers at Kaspersky have found a new sample of it, which it says supersedes all previously found software.
Kaspersky named one of the top 100 global innovators
For the second year, it made the Derwent Top 100 Global Innovator list by Clarivate Analytics, which includes giants like Amazon, Facebook and Google.
Mobile malware and exploitation amongst biggest cyber threats for 2020
There will be an increase in mobile malware and cybercriminal groups exploiting mobile devices in the Asia Pacific region in 2020, according to new research from Kaspersky.
DDoS attacks on the rise, with more hitting victims on Sunday
Kaspersky research has found that DDoS attacks have almost doubled in Q4 2019 with roughly 28% of attacks occurring on the weekend.
DDoS attacks almost doubled in the last year - Kaspersky
According to a Kaspersky report, Sundays are becoming an increasingly popular day to attack.
Third party guidelines triple chances of receiving compensation after attacks - survey
Damage from supply-chain attacks cost companies approximately US$2.57 million on average.
Kaspersky launches License Management Portal for MSPs & resellers
LMP is delivered as part of the Kaspersky United Partner Portal so that partners can access all the necessary tools and knowledge in a single place.
Kaspersky enjoys three-digit growth in Southeast Asia for 2019
Our 2019 enterprise results clearly proves more and more enterprise stakeholders in the region believe in our expertise and capability to secure their systems and networks."
Kaspersky named top dog in Canalys channel satisfaction report
The company was named the top cybersecurity vendor for channel satisfaction after achieving the highest overall rating against 10 others.
Kaspersky: Malware variety grows by 13.7% in 2019 due to web skimmers
“The volume of online attacks has been growing for years, but in 2019 we saw a clear shift from certain types of attacks that are becoming ineffective, to the ones focused on gaining clear profit from users."
Ransomware vs cities in 2019: 174 and counting
At least 174 municipal institutions, with more than 3,000 subset organisations, have been targeted by ransomware during the last year.
Kaspersky unveils rebranded offices in Asia Pacific
"It is also about how we shift our business mindset, our corporate practices, our market priorities, and our vision and mission as a company."
Don't just blame the kids: Parents spend too much time online as well
A global study of parents by Kaspersky found that 52% trust their children to know when enough online time is enough, but 70% admit they also spend too much time online.