Job Done: Nearly Every Third Corporate Data Breach Gets Employees Fired

When a data breach strikes, the damage can reach further than a business’s finances, reputation, and customer privacy. A breach can also severely impact the careers of individuals at the company involved. According to a new report from Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, 25% of data breaches in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META)… Continue reading

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More than 40% of ICS computers were attacked in H1 2018

  More than 40% of all industrial control system (ICS) computers protected by Kaspersky Lab solutions were attacked by malicious software at least once during the first half of 2018 – where the Middle East (ME) countries were among the top 20 countries by percentage of ICS computers attacked during the period. The most impacted… Continue reading

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From cloud growth to a cloud mess: two out of three SMBs struggle with over-complicated IT infrastructure

As their businesses grow, companies increasingly embrace new business tools and cloud services in an attempt to make their employees’ working lives more efficient and flexible, as well as reduce expenditures. According to Kaspersky Lab’s latest research, nearly two thirds (63%) of companies globally employing up to 249 people use one or more business applications… Continue reading

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Kaspersky Lab discovers critical vulnerabilities in popular industrial protocol, affecting products from multiple vendors

Kaspersky Lab ICS CERT has analysed the OPC UA (Object Linking and Embedding for Process Control Unified Automation) protocol, which is designed to secure data transfer between servers and clients in industrial systems, including critical infrastructure. Analysis discovered 17 zero-day vulnerabilities in the protocol’s implementation, leading to denial-of-service threat attacks, as well as remote code… Continue reading

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Don’t Get Caught in Phishing Scams While Shopping Online this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a day to honour mothers, motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. Naturally, there are plenty of ways to make moms feel special with unique gifts, but sadly there are those that use such special occasions for their own cybercriminal gain. In fact, according to Kaspersky Lab security experts,… Continue reading

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