The study of Microsoft: the number of fishing attacks has increased by 350% in 2018

Microsoft has presented its 24th Security Intelligence Report (SIR) on the information security threats. To prepare the report, experts have analyzed 6,5 trillion signals, which are transmitted via cloud resources of Microsoft every day. Data were presented by corporate and private users, who agreed to share them with reference to geolocation.

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Avast experts: 44% of smart homes are vulnerable to cyber attacks

Avast, a digital security solution provider, said that almost half of smart homes are vulnerable to cyberattacks. The Avast Smart Home Report 2019 presents data from the analysis of 16 million smart home networks. According to these data, 20.11% of homes in Russia have more than five connected devices. 44.07% of such smart homes have at least one vulnerable device. These figures indicate a serious risk that the technology of the IoT poses to homeowners. Just one unprotected device can compromise your entire home network.

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New research of Dell Technologies: executives around the world notice a significant lag in digital transformation

Despite the steady growth of the pace of change, the latest study of Dell Technologies Digital Transformation Index shows that digital transformation programs are in their infancy in many companies. This is confirmed by 78% of leaders from all surveyed countries who believe that their organizations should be more involved in digital transformation (91% of Russian leaders agree with this fact). More than half of respondents (51%) believe that in the next five years their company will face difficulties to satisfy the changing needs of customers (96% of executives from Russia think so), and almost every third director (30%) is worried that his company may lose the market altogether.

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Marvel Distribution has become the official distributor of Huawei Enterprise

Marvel Distribution and Huawei Enterprise Business Group signed a contract for the supply of full range of manufacturer’s equipment, oriented on the corporate market segment.

Topics: Strategic Alliances and Distribution

Microsoft DCI research: Russians are 20% more likely to face harassments on the Internet

Russia in on the 19th place by digital culture index as the third annual research of Microsoft DCI has shown. The level of online risks hasn’t almost changed compared to the previous year and amounted to 74%, meanwhile Russians meet them more often than Internet users from other countries.

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Victor Gevers: there is a hole in data bases of thousand of Russian companies

Victor Gevers, cyber security specialist from the Netherland, found a backdoor that gives access to servers of thousands of Russian companies. In total a vulnerability is detected in more than two thousand of data bases. It’s interesting that to access the backdoor the account admin@kremlin.ru is used in MonhoDB data bases.

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MTS and Kaspersky Lab launched an anti-virus service provider model

Up to 80% of threats live perfectly in a virtual environment, without needing any modifications. AT the same time a malicious code is much faster within the virtual infrastructure than in the physical environment. As a rule attackers use the fact that companies can’t protect expanding cloud configurations.

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InfoSecurity Russia team wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

The year 2018 is coming to an end and people have their well deserved rest and fun celebrating Christmas and New Year. InfoSecurity Russia team would like to congratulate everyone and wish to stay healthy and safe in the next year. There are some tips that can help to avoid incidents and not to darken your holidays wherever you are. 

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Who is InfoSecurity Russia / ITSEC 2018 customer?

5848 specialists attended the Exhibition and its program on the 21-23 of November. This number includes not only visitors registered via the website but also All-over-IP guests as the Forum took place during the same dates in the neighboring pavilion. Who are these people?

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Who attended the main events of the Exhibition program this year?

The program of InfoSecurity Russia / ITSEC 2018 was rich in interesting and relevant events, actual both for professionals of the industry and young specialists and students, ready to absorb the necessary knowledge for their future work and life. Cyber security, cloud evolution, digital bank - some noted the events of interest in advance on the website, others decided what to attend on the spot. Who visited the main events of the Exhibition? Let’s check out.

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