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2014-02-11 08:35:17

ABINGDON, England, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One in five parents fail to monitor their child's online activity More than a quarter (27 per cent) of parents believe their children have been exposed to online risks, such as accessing inappropriate content or cyber bullying in the past 12 months, according to a Kaspersky Lab study[1]. Despite this, research to mark Safer Internet Day taking place on 11th February, has found that one in five parents (22...

2013-11-27 16:27:05

ABINGDON, England, November 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers urged to be more "netwise" as online sales reach pre-Christmas peak - Online fraud has cost UK shoppers GBP1.5bn since the last festive season - Four million online fraud victims in the UK a year with an average loss of GBP371 - Barclays and Kaspersky Lab urge 33.6m online shoppers to be "netwise" this Christmas As Christmas shopping frenzy Cyber...

2013-11-07 12:31:36

ABINGDON, England, November 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Smaller firms fail to recognise the risk posed by cyber threats and online fraud[1], despite the fact latest figures from the Federation of Small Businesses suggest cybercrime is costing them more than GBP785 million a year. This relaxed attitude to cyber threats puts the future of these businesses in danger as further research from Gartner reveals that 50 per cent of businesses that suffer disruption from data loss can go...

2013-04-25 08:39:01

ABINGDON, England, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research from Kaspersky Lab reveals poor mobile device management strategies leaving business information exposed European SMBs are exposing themselves to high risk of corporate data leaks with a lack of understanding from the IT department around mobile device management and lackadaisical employees. More than three quarters (77 per cent) of UK employees would omit from telling their IT department about the theft or loss...

2013-03-26 16:30:56

ABINGDON, England, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- First serious targeted attack on mobile devices staged by Chinese-speaking authors -designed to steal contacts, messages and other information from mobile devices of Uyghur activists Kaspersky Lab [http://www.kaspersky.co.uk ] has detected a new targeted attack against Uyghur activists which, for the first time, is based on a malicious program for Android-based mobile devices....

Kaspersky Anti-Virus Update Causes Major Headaches
2013-02-06 19:49:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Users of Kaspersky Labs´ anti-virus software were left without access to the Internet after installing a faulty update that was released on Monday. The Russian security firm has since issued a fix for their bad patch, but installing the fix required a few workarounds to access the Internet once more in order to download it. Users running Windows XP first began noticing the problem shortly after the update had been rolled...

2012-11-06 08:32:22

ABINGDON, England, November 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More than half of all malware detected are SMS Trojans Android versions 2.3.6, or 'Gingerbread', and 4.0.4, also known as 'Ice Cream Sandwich' were the most popular Android targets among cybercriminals in Q3, according to the latest analysis of Android malware by Kaspersky Lab [http://www.kaspersky.co.uk ] experts. The rapid growth in the number of new mobile malicious programs for Android continued in the third...

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2012-08-23 21:24:55

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Career criminal Willie Sutton never actually said that he robbed banks “because that´s where the money is,” and he actually said, “Why did I rob banks? Because I enjoyed it. I loved it.” Today´s cyber-criminals don´t create banking malware because they love it; they do it because the malware is aimed at banks and “that´s where the money is.” This week Internet security firm...

2012-06-28 23:02:36

Today is the release of the Kaspersky review and breaking down the pro's and cons of the Kaspersky antivirus and Internet security. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) June 28, 2012 The Kaspersky review is about an anti-virus program that is designed to protect from a variety of malware which includes, viruses, spamware, adware, and identity theft. It is constantly scanning the computer, in a way that won´t disrupt ones computer´s processing speed, and it also scans all website visits and...

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2012-06-12 08:22:24

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com A meeting of minds may have occurred behind closed doors, and the results could be a sharing of a super virus that could wreak havoc on government computers. But this wasn´t some nefarious cabal of insidious hackers plotting world domination or setting up a cyber “Legion of Doom.” Or maybe it was, depending on how you choose to view what this cyber technology can do — and whether you believe in some conspiracy theories. This week it...