The number of users attacked with QakBot – a powerful banking Trojan, in the first seven months of 2021 grew by 65% in comparison to the same period in 2020 and reached 17,316 users worldwide, demonstrating that this threat is increasingly affecting internet users.
Kaspersky has achieved ‘Champion’ status, for the second consecutive year, in the 2021 Cybersecurity Leadership Matrix by Canalys, a renowned global technology market analyst firm with a distinct channel focus.
No More Ransom – the initiative started in 2016 by law enforcement and IT security companies to help victims of ransomware restore their files – turns five today. The anniversary is marked by more than 900 million US dollars of illegal profit prevented, and more than 6 million people downloading free decryption tools.
Kaspersky’s international study on dating and the impact of technology on relationships has found that the majority of users positively perceive the role of smart algorithms in dating services – 44% would trust the matchmaking choice of AI, and 64% noted that the recommendations of the algorithms fully correspond to their preferences.