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24.06.2016

Kaspersky Lab discovers important vulnerability in popular energy equipment

While performing a security assessment for one of its clients in the critical infrastructure sector, the Kaspersky Lab Security Services team discovered an important vulnerability. The CVE-2016-4785 vulnerability could allow an attacker to remotely obtain a limited amount of device memory content from relay protection equipment.

The vulnerability was reported to Siemens, the equipment vendor, and has already been patched. Read more

24.06.2016

Crypto-ransomware attacks rise five-fold to hit 718 thousand users in one year

The number of users attacked with encryption ransomware is soaring, with 718,536 users hit between April 2015 and March 2016: an increase of 5.5 times compared to the same period in 2014-2015.

The irreversible consequences of this kind of malware infection, along with the high value data that is being encrypted by ransomware, tempts victims to pay for decryption, which in turn draws more cybercriminals into the business. Read more

24.06.2016

Men Can’t Leave their Phones Alone, Experiment Shows

Women wait twice as long to touch their phones but none of us last more than a minute

If you’re waiting for a friend, a colleague or even a doctor’s appointment, how long do you think it takes before you check your phone – two minutes? Three? Read more

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