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  • IT threat evolution Q3 2019. Statistics


    Kaspersky solutions blocked 989,432,403 attacks launched from online resources in 203 countries across the globe; 560,025,316 unique URLs were recognized as malicious by Web Anti-Virus components.
  • IT threat evolution Q3 2019


    Mobile espionage targeting the Middle East, new FinSpy iOS and Android implants, Dtrack banking malware and other security news
  • RevengeHotels: cybercrime targeting hotel front desks worldwide


    RevengeHotels is a targeted cybercrime malware campaign against hotels, hostels, hospitality and tourism companies, mainly, but not exclusively, located in Brazil. We have confirmed more than 20 hotels that are victims of the group.
  • Spam and phishing in Q3 2019


    Top in this quarter’s list of spam-source countries is China, with a share of 20.43%. Our security solutions blocked 48,089,352 malicious mail attachments, while Backdoor.Win32.Androm became the most common mail-based malware family.
  • Unwanted notifications in browser


    When, back in 2015, push notifications were just appearing in browsers, very few people wondered how this tool would be used in the future.
  • 5G security and privacy for smart cities


    The security concerns of 5G are inescapable. It is an evolving and developing technology built on top of the previous infrastructure, from which it will inevitably inherit vulnerabilities and misconfigurations.
  • Black Friday Alert 2019: Net Shopping Bag of Threats


    Every year, Kaspersky releases an annual Black Friday alert to highlight how fraudsters may capitalize on increased levels of online shopping at this time of year when many brands are offering their customers appealing discounts.
  • The cybercrime ecosystem: attacking blogs


    It is very common to see cybercriminals exploit vulnerabilities in blogging software such as WordPress and Joomla! for injecting their malicious code. In my research, I decided to investigate this further and see what the current threat landscape looks like by researching the most visited blogs in Sweden.
  • Kaspersky Security Bulletin 2019. Advanced threat predictions for 2020


    This is what we think might happen in the coming months, based on the knowledge of experts in this field and our observation of APT attacks – since APT threat actors have historically been the center of innovation.
  • DDoS attacks in Q3 2019


    Statistically, Q3 2019 differs little from Q2. In terms of geographical distribution of attacks and targets, we saw a continuation of the now familiar trend of unexpected guests appearing, only to drop out the next quarter.

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