Search

Study Reveals Americans Remain at Risk from “Cyber Confusion” Both at Home and in the Workplace

Kaspersky Lab and HackerOne, the leading bug bounty platform, today announced results of the Hacking America: Cybersecurity Perception study, which revealed that American businesses and consumers still need a more comprehensive understanding of cyberthreats and how to protect personal and sensitive business data online. To better understand how Americans think about hacker motivations, consumer versus business security responsibilities, ransomware and…

Read More

Europe most under attack from malware

Europe is the most malware-impacted continent says a new study into cybersecurity by Malwarebytes.   Examining data from more than 200 countries and almost one billion total malware detections/incidences between June 2016 and November 2016, it found that Ransomware became a favourite attack methodology used against businesses in the US and Europe, and that ad fraud has also emerged as…

Read More

Most often targets in EU Cyber-attacks: Germany, Great Britain, Belgium, Spain..

Cyber-attacks are a constantly evolving global threat that is not going away. They are becoming more frequent, sophisticated and brazen, as Digital Europe said. They are designed in many different forms – to make money or to perpetrate crime or terrorism; sometimes to disrupt governments or institutions; sometimes to sabotage critical infrastructure. READ MORE: Cybersecurity will take centre stage in 2017,Microsoft…

Read More

Hackers use browsers to get credit card info

Does filling in web forms sap all your browsing energy? Do you find it especially taxing to shop or register online using a mobile device? Google’s Chrome alleviated this dilemma when it introduced the Autofill feature in 2011, which made filling in forms much faster and making credit card purchases online more convenient. Unfortunately, it didn’t take that long for…

Read More

27% of internet users would share data for – benefits or rewards

Over a quarter (27 percent) of internet users across 17 countries strongly agree that they are willing to share their personal data (such as health, financial, driving records, energy use, etc) in exchange for benefits or rewards like lower costs or personalized service, a study from GfK revealed. READ MORE: Global internet will face major shutdown in 2017, says security expert…

Read More

Pay TV prices remain stable in most countries; best prices are in Poland, Sweden, Finland, Hungary, Estonia, Austria, Denmark, Slovak Republic, Slovenia and Mexico

Strategy Analytics with new comparison of Pay TV service prices covering 31 of the OECD countries, showing significant price differences between countries and providers. This report uses price data from November 2016, and is an update to the previous reports based on price data from May 2015, November 2015 and May 2016. Television is a key element in the information…

Read More

Data is the ‘New Oil’ and Everyone Needs to know what they’re Leaking

The unstoppable growth of both social media and the Internet of Things presents increasing privacy challenges for consumers, says Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure’s Chief Research Officer. Businesses that rely on collecting and monetizing data are gaining ever-increasing access to users’ lives – practices that must be understood as much of the world prepares to mark Data Privacy Day on the 28th…

Read More

global market value of voice recognition solutions is projected to grow from US$2.61 billion in 2016 to US$15.98 billion in 2021

Development of AI systems and their applications will continue to revolve around voice and image recognition technologies in 2017. According to market research firm TrendForce, the global market value of voice recognition solutions is projected to grow from US$2.61 billion in 2016 to US$15.98 billion in 2021, with the CAGR in the forecast period at 43.64%. The main source of…

Read More

Traditional PC market in EMEA stabilises in Q4

Traditional PC shipments in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) stabilized in the fourth quarter of 2016, registering a close-to-zero decline (-0.2% YoY) and reaching 20.7 million units, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). Notebooks performed well across all EMEA regions (2.9% YoY), growing 2.7% in Western Europe and 3.3% in CEMA. The strong demand was triggered by the…

Read More

Cybersecurity will take centre stage in 2017,Microsoft said

Cybercrime and cybersecurity take a global stage Stuart Aston, UK National Security Officer Cybercrime has reached a tipping point (back in 2015, actually), representing more than half of all reported UK crime, and it costs the average UK business over £4 million every year. But that constant steady (albeit exponential) rise in volume, variations and severity of attacks isn’t the main driver…

Read More
%d bloggers like this: