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Finance, Telco and IT Sectors Were Top Targets for DDoS Attacks in 2015

Around one in four IT, telecoms and financial services companies experienced a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack over the last 12 months, according to a survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International.

However, while just under half (47 per cent) of financial businesses accept that they are prime targets, IT and telecoms companies don’t think they are any more at risk than other sectors, which could be leaving them vulnerable when it comes to IT security. Read more


Brand Reputation Costs $200,000 to Repair

A joint study by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International has revealed that over half (57 per cent) of the companies surveyed experienced a negative impact on their reputation following the information security incidents they suffered over the last year.

The average cost incurred per incident by small and medium-sized businesses was more than $8,000, while the damage to enterprises exceeded $200,000. Read more


Kaspersky Lab Patents Automated False-Positive Testing Technology Based on Machine Learning Algorithms

Kaspersky Lab has patented a technology that allows for effective false-positive testing of heuristic signatures describing groups of similar malicious files. This patent is the latest addition to the arsenal of advanced technologies used by the company in combating cyber-threats that allow for reliable automation of a large proportion of routine virus analysis tasks. Read more

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