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People would sacrifice photos on their phones for just RM50, Kaspersky Lab study

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While people claim to value their data stored on their digital devices but they are happy to sell them for little money, research by Kaspersky Lab shows.

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Users’ Most Sensitive Data is put at Risk – Kaspersky Lab

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Kaspersky Lab reveals that user attitudes towards app care and maintenance on their devices is making sensitive data vulnerable to security threats.

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One-in-ten bend the truth on social media to get more “Likes” – Kaspersky Lab

New research from Kaspersky Lab shows that one-in-ten people would bend the truth on social media in order to get more people to like their posts.

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1 in 4 WiFi Hotspots Unsecured, waiting to be Hacked, Kaspersky Lab

Analyzing more than 31 million WiFi hotspots around the world, Kaspersky Lab found that every fourth (28%) is unsecured.

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Consumers willing to ditch friends for their smartphone – Kaspersky

Kaspersky discovered that 37.4% of people rate their smartphone as more, or equally, important as their close friends.

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Kaspersky QR Scanner app for Android & iOS devices

Kaspersky Lab has made available a new mobile application called Kaspersky QR Scanner, for free. The new mobile app is compatible with Google Android and Apple iOS and can read information from QR codes and warn users about potentially dangerous links within them. QR codes or Quick Response codes offer a convenient tool to send links/URL to a mobile device, ...

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Super-Spyware Regin malware detected in Telekom Malaysia network

Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team has published its research on Regin, pronounced “region” – the first cyber-attack platform known to target Telcos with GSM standard mobile networks for surveillance. The attackers behind this platform have compromised computer networks in at least 14 countries around the world. Kaspersky’s report on Regin shows it has the ability to infiltrate GSM ...

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Kaspersky: Analysis of the Mobile Threat Landscape in 2013

The experts at online security firm, Kaspersky Lab have published the results of their analysis of the mobile threat landscape in 2013. 2013 in figures:

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Beware of WhatsApp for PC, its a Malware

Over the past two weeks, an email has been spreading online claiming that WhatsApp for PC is now available. The email contains a link which leads to a malware download that could damage desktop computers and laptops. Russian based-online security vendor, Kaspersky Lab said that if the victim clicks on the link, it will lead him/her to a hacked server ...

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Kaspersky identified Malware Apps in the Android Market

This post is contributed by Kaspersky Lab E-Store SEA In the past hackers had tried many ways to infect Android smartphones with malware for their own personal gain, including the SMS Trojan(Android) and a recently discovered Android malware called Geinimi in China. Malware attacks carried out against mobile devices are rare, but things are changing fast. The number of mobile ...

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Kaspersky Mobile Security for Blackberry & Android

Kaspersky Lab has launched a new version of Mobile Security for Android and Blackberry users. The new Kaspersky Mobile Security 9 now supports Android version 1.6-2.2 & Blackberry version 4.5-6.0.

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Kaspersky Lab warns against unlocking iPhones

Kaspersky Lab’s David Emm is warning iPhone users who jailbreak their phone. “If you unlock it you may get the flexibility that you are looking for but clearly there is a potential danger that [an] exploit code that has been written for that device might work whereas it wouldn’t necessarily do so had you not unlocked it.”

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