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A week in security (November 6 – November 12)

After coming out victorious in a case against PUPs, Malwarebytes CEO Marcin Kleczynski has this to say: We fought for our users and we won. — Marcin Kleczynski (@mkleczynski) November 9, 2017 And my, do we feel like champions! You can read more about this here. Last week, we looked into the cryptocurrency mining phenomenon, rising […]

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Augmented Reality games and real-world trolling

Augmented Reality games—where you wave a device around and the digital collides with reality— have been booming in popularity ever since Pokemon GO! rolled into mobile storefronts. However, many AR games haven’t really been designed with the possible consequences of real-world safety in mind. Take this hurricane howler, for example. Even games that aren’t AR […]

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IT threat evolution Q3 2017. Statistics

Q3 figures According to KSN data, Kaspersky Lab solutions detected and repelled 277,646,376 malicious attacks from online resources located in 185 countries all over the world. 72,012,219 unique URLs were recognized as malicious by web antivirus components. Attempted infections by malware that aims to steal money via online access to bank accounts were registered on […]