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'1 in 5 people share sensitive data digitally with strangers'

One in five people share "sensitive data" like passwords and personal information digitally with strangers, leaving themselves exposed to identity theft or financial attacks, a report by security solutions firm Kaspersky today said.

Russia detains nine hackers over USD 17 million bank thefts

Russia has detained nine people alleged to be part of a cybercrime ring accused of stealing some $17 million dollars from bank accounts, the interior ministry said Wednesday. 

Mobile antivirus software sold most in 2016: Amazon

Mobile antivirus software sold most in 2016: Amazon

At a time when cyber crimes are affecting millions of devices globally, e-tailer said that mobile software witnessed a growth of over 100 per cent in 2016, with Android protection software topping the list.

India on radar of cybercriminals from China, Russia and US: Kaspersky

India on radar of cybercriminals from China, Russia and US: Kaspersky

India is increasingly on the radar of cybercriminals from countries like China, Russia and the US, who are using advanced persistent threat (APT) attacks to steal data from consumers and enterprises, security software firm Kaspersky said Thursday.

Symantec, Kaspersky downplay Beijing effort to exclude products

Kaspersky confirmed on Monday that authorities in Beijing had moved to restrict government purchases of software from non-Chinese companies.

Beijing to bar Symantec, Kaspersky anti-virus in procurement: Report

Kaspersky spokesman Alejandro Arango said: "We are investigating and engaging in conversations with Chinese authorities about this matter. It is too premature to go into any additional details at this time." 

Kaspersky sets up board for advice on IT security market

The newly-formed Advisory Board will hold its first meeting on February 11, 2014 in conjunction to the Moscow- headquartered firm's annual Security Analyst Summit.

Facebook wants to read your SMS, confidential info: Kaspersky

Leading social media company Facebook wants to read SMSes and other confidential information of people on the Android mobile phone platform, cyber security firm Kaspersky said Monday.

Spam emails on decline, malware still on high-rise: Kaspersky

The total number of spam emails has reportedly declined in the third quarter of the year, but the malware is still running high, security company Kaspersky has revealed.

‘One-third Internet users face malware attack in Jul-Sept'

Malicious programmes are designed by cyber criminals to steal crucial user data such as banking details.

Sophisticated spyware virus hit Iran and other ME countries

Security experts discovered the new data-stealing virus dubbed Flame which they say has lurked inside thousands of computers across the Middle East for as long as five years as part of a sophisticated cyber warfare campaign.