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26-percent of Ransomware Attacks now target business

In 2017, 26.2 per cent those targeted by ransomware were business users, compared to 22.6 per cent in 2016. This is due in part to three unprecedented attacks targeting corporate networks that changed forever the landscape for this increasingly virulent threat, according to Kaspersky Lab.

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The Battle is on to Fight Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

Dr. Emmanuel S. Baja, research associate professor, DOST “Balik” Scientist and Principal Investigator of the HIV Gaming, Engaging, and Testing (HIV GET Tested) Project from the Institute of Clinical Epidemiology, National Institutes of Health, University of the Philippines Manila, announced that a digital advocacy gaming application has been developed to help address the barriers to HIV testing and counselling (HTC).

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Nearly half of advanced targeted attacks in Q3, 2017 came from Chinese-speaking actors

The third quarter of 2017 clearly demonstrated that Chinese-speaking actors have not “disappeared” and are still very much active, conducting cyber-espionage campaigns against a wide range of countries and industry verticals.

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Buckle Up: 12 Safety Tips as PH Travels the Risky Road of a Cashless Society

Digital payments and online banking are gaining traction in the Philippines as revealed by the Kaspersky Cybersecurity Index. The research by Kaspersky Lab done during the second half of 2016 revealed a great majority of Filipinos use the internet for online shopping (90%), for accessing online payment systems and digital wallets (89%), and for online banking (74%).

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Bitcoin stealers are back: Hunt for users’ cryptosavings continues

Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered a new malware which steals cryptocurrencies from a user’s wallet by replacing their address with its own in the device’s clipboard. Criminals are targeting popular cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Zcash, Dash, Monero and others.

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Kaspersky Lab news: Half of Businesses Find it Hard to Identify a Serious Security Breach

Prevention is still the main pillar of corporate cybersecurity, says the report ‘New Threats, New Mindset: Being Risk Ready in a World of Complex Attacks’ from Kaspersky Lab. However, if an attack has already come through, detection and response are critical: immediate detection reduces the average cost of recovery more than twice — from $1.2m to $456K for enterprises.

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Kaspersky Lab latest news: Russian-speaking hacking group hunts down financial organizations

Kaspersky Lab researchers identified a new series of targeted attacks against at least 10 financial organizations in multiple regions including Russia, Armenia, and Malaysia. The hits are being performed by a new group called Silence.

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Kaspersky Lab latest news & update: Servers hacked

While researching the latest activities of the infamous cybercrime group Lazarus, Kaspersky Lab has uncovered a number of compromised servers being used as part of the threat actor’s global command and control infrastructure. The hacked servers are located around the world, including in the Asia Pacific region.

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Kaspersky Lab launches Global Transparency Initiative

The Global Transparency Initiative is part of Kaspersky Lab’s ongoing commitment to assuring the integrity and trustworthiness of its products in service of its corporate mission: protecting customers from cyberthreats.