Category Archives: Technology

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Kaspersky Lab: PowerGhost fileless crypto-miner targets corporate networks

Kaspersky Lab researchers have found a new crypto-currency miner – PowerGhost – which has hit corporate networks in several regions, mostly in Latin America. This is the latest in a worrying trend of cybercriminals increasingly using miners in targeted attacks, in their pursuit of money.

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Samsung to invest billions in AI, self-driving cars and new tech

South Korea’s Samsung Group on Wednesday said it would invest $22 billion over the next three years in cutting-edge technology including artificial intelligence, self-driving cars and biopharmaceuticals, as it searches for ways to drive future growth.

Cybercriminals targeted at least 400 industrial companies with spear-phishing attack for financial gain

Kaspersky Lab: At least 400 industrial companies with spear-phishing attack

Kaspersky Lab researchers have detected a new wave of financial spear-phishing emails disguised as legitimate procurement and accounting letters that hit at least 400 industrial organizations in an attempt to earn money for the cybercriminals.

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Apple and Facebook delete content of US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Apple on Monday deleted several podcasts of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, while Facebook removed four of his online pages which the social media platform accused of “glorifying violence.”

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Watts Miners start a new era in cryptocurrency

Watts Miners is pleased to announce the formal launch of three new mining rigs with capabilities to take the global crypto space by storm.

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Adhering to Data Privacy Act of 2012 – Is it too late now?

In today’s age of data overload, organizations now are urged to take on valuable steps in taking good care of their client’s private data.

Lax security leaves car sharing apps vulnerable to attack

Kaspersky Lab: Lax Security Makes Car Sharing Apps Vulnerable

Kaspersky Lab researchers have examined the security of 13 car sharing applications from household manufacturers across the globe – including those from Russia, the US and Europe.

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Fortinet Expands Security Fabric Offerings on Google Cloud Platform

Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced the expansion of Fortinet Security Fabric offerings on Google Cloud Platform, enabling customers to better protect the expanded attack surface of hybrid cloud environments.

10 tips to improve your Internet privacy

Kaspersky Lab: 10 tips to improve your Internet privacy

Massive data breaches, marketers tracking your every step online, shady people exploring the photos you shared in social networks — the list of digital annoyances goes on and on. However, it’s not completely hopeless: You do have control over your data.

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Sony upgrades full-year forecast, logs brisk quarterly profit

Sony on Tuesday revised upward its full-year profit and sales forecast, reporting first quarter profits nearly tripled from a year earlier, as it extends a roaring recovery under its new CEO.