Startups and very small businesses (VSBs) – those with fewer than 25 employees – have the same rate of mobile device adoption as large enterprises. However, most lack the security awareness, technical expertise, and budget needed to properly protect company-issued or employee-owned mobile devices, a Kaspersky Lab survey found.
Kaspersky Lab has prepared a series of reports on the risks of connected devices and the hyper-connected world in order to alert the public to the security implication of the Internet of Things (IoT).
According to a survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, 49% of Internet users worldwide felt vulnerable while shopping online or making online transactions, and 42% of users would utilise online payment systems more often if they felt they were protected from cyber fraud.
More than 16% of all PC users who agreed to provide data to the distributed global Kaspersky Security Network were still working on computers running Microsoft Corp’s Windows XP operating system in June 2014.
According to a survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, only 52% of financial companies and 46% of firms engaged in e-commerce believe they need to take enhanced measures to protect financial transactions.
Kaspersky Lab said it has detected a hidden part of the malicious campaign which in April introduced the Koler ‘police’ mobile ransomware for Android devices to the world.
According to a Kaspersky Lab survey of worldwide IT professionals, virtualisation security concerns are receiving more attention from businesses.
Although cloud-based file storage services have long been popular among Internet users, the indisputable convenience of such services is to some extent offset by a number of risks, Kaspersky Lab said in a statement.
Experts at Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) said they have discovered evidence of a targeted attack against the clients of a large European bank.
Facebook remains the preferred target for cybercriminals who specialise in stealing social network accounts, according to Kaspersky Lab statistics,