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Guide for gamers

Every gamer knows what Steam is and more than likely uses it. Steam accounts are also bought and sold for real money, which makes them very …

The Switcher Trojan hacks Wi-Fi routers, switches DNS

One of the most important pieces of advice on cybersecurity is that you should never input logins, passwords, credit card information, and so forth, …

What are encryptors and other types of ransomware?

This post is intended for people who either never heard of ransomware or knew about it but didn’t really pay attention. We will explain in practical, …

What is Kaspersky Password Manager

Do you have any idea of how many online services you actually use or sites and forums that you visit? If you were to track and count, the sheer …

Real deal or phishing?

Black Friday and Cyber Monday, followed by the Christmas sales are high season for cybercriminals: as you’re trying to get that shiny new TV or pair …

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Black Friday’s coming, and that means huge rebates and sales. Actually, the hype has already started and the sales have begun. If you have ever tried …

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Ransomware has probably earned more posts on the Kaspersky Daily Blog than any other type of threat. Frankly, we’ve posted so many articles, pieces …

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We all know we need to keep our software patched and updated, but who hasn’t been guilty of ignoring or putting off updates? Of course, you can keep …

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We all know we need to keep our software patched and updated, but who hasn’t been guilty of ignoring or putting off updates? Of course, you can keep …

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In the beginning, the Internet was not terrifically user friendly — early users needed tech chops just to get online, and they had to do so over a …

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Biometric identification — using unique physical attributes such as fingerprints to authenticate people — has been considered secure for a long time. …

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Kaspersky Lab not only develops security solutions but also helps to catch criminals and creates free decryption tools for ransomware victims. The …

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1. Why do I need to read this?<p>This article will help you to protect the money in your bank account.<p>2. Mobile banking Trojans — what are they?<p>Every …

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We talk and talk (and talk) about how to behave — and even how to survive — in the digital world. And we hope it’s not in vain, that our readers …

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We often advise Android users to download apps from official app stores only. It is much more secure to search for apps on Google Play because all …

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Over the past few days, there has been some chatter surrounding Spotify based on a user’s post in the company’s community forum:<p><i>There’s something</i> …

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Fall is update season, at least in the high-tech world. We introduced our new product family recently, and Microsoft issued a critical update for …

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Do you like privacy? Well, let me introduce you to a new player in the encrypted messaging game: Secret Conversations. It comes from a messaging …

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Earlier this week, Facebook introduced Marketplace, a service that helps users discover, buy, and sell items locally. Think of it as Facebook’s …

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Every day, new versions and variations of ransomware pop up. Malware creators are still sure that ransomware is their ticket to easy street, despite …

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Humanity is steadily getting older, which, in turn, increases the number of internet users over 55 years old. Today, almost almost 18% of Facebook …

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On August 25, WhatsApp published a blog post detailing its new terms of use. These types of posts rarely generate buzz, but this post detailed …

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Has the shock and awe of Yahoo’s 500 million user credential hack died down yet? Everyone breathing a bit easier? Passwords changed, dead accounts …

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Being a parent is tough in the digital age. The bullies and predators you have to worry about have expanded beyond physical threats to ones that lurk …

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Danger often comes from an unexpected direction. For example, while you are alert to pickpockets, criminals may be approaching invisibly, over …

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I am not sure about you, but [sarcasm on] <i>my ABSOLUTE FAVORITE THING</i> is opening my mailbox to find unsolicited mail. You know, junk mail [sarcasm off].<p>…

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Picture a hacker. What does he look like? Nerdy? Lives with his mom? Wears a black hoodie? Lives on pizza? Types on three computers simultaneously… …

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The cybersecurity industry has a fundamental insecurity: talent supply. Frost & Sullivan estimates that by the year 2020 the field of cybersecurity …

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Bitcoin, and its fundamental technology <b>blockchain</b>, have been popping up in the news plenty over the past few years. However, discussion about them is …