One third of Russian suffered from telephone fraudsters

About one third of Russians confirmed that they or their relatives lost their money because of phone fraud. Such conclusions were made by Kaspersky company after the survey. What is more, almost each one of ten said that it was a significant amount. However, only 4% of respondents noted that they appealed to law enforcement agencies in order to bring to justice telephone fraudsters.

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Big data in Russia: how much will they bring to the economics and how much they need to be invested

Big data technologies will bring 4.2 trillion rubles to the Russian economics by 2024. Also the percentage of data in different sphere of economics, available for analyses, will be increased significantly. The technologies need 195 billion rubles to be invested for their development.

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Group-IB: the damage from the attacks of the hacker group Silence approached the mark of 300 million rubles

Group-IB, an international company specializing in the prevention of cyberattacks, published a technical report "Silence 2.0: going global" on the crimes of hackers Silence. According to Group-IB, the confirmed amount of thefts by Silence group from June 2016 to June 2019 amounted to 272 million rubles. The victims of Silence have already become Russian banks, but the new report recorded a significant expansion of the geography of their crimes: group-IB analysts revealed the Silence attacks in more than 30 countries in Europe, Asia and the CIS.

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Data about clients of Russian banks are sold for 2 rubles per person

The researchers compared the prices of stolen customer data of various Russian banks in the darknet. The data of one customer of the Otkritie bank is sold for 200 rubles while the data of one Sberbank client is estimated at three rubles.

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The main threat to IoT devices is the carelessness of users

Analysts made a conclusion that 9 out of 10 attacks on IoT devices are connected with the use of unlicensed software or weak password policy of users. Along with this, the number of potential treats increased twice for 2018.

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The market of IT services is growing

The volume of Russian market of IT services has become 7.2% higher and counts 4.84 billion dollars by the end of 2018, according to IDC researchers. They mark that import substitution in the industry is picking up its speed and they wait for the active phase of this process in 2019-2020, when legislative rules will begin to act in full measure. However such giants like Rosneft, Sberbank, Lukoil, Gazprom neft, MTS, RZD, Rosatom and Transneft can become a constraining factor for development of the Russian market of IT services.

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The volume of the Russian Information Security market approached 80 billion rubles

 

TAdviser analytical center has prepared an overview of the Russian market of information security systems. At the end of 2018, the volume of this market increased by 10% and amounted to 79.5 billion rubles.

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By 2021 more than 40% of organizations will use AI and machine learning to combat fraud

In two years artificial intelligence and machine learning will be used for the anti fraud three times more often than today. Such data were obtained in the course of a joint study of SAS company and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). At the moment such anti-fraud tools are used in 13% of companies, participated in the survey, and other 25% said that they plan to implement them during next 1 or 2 years.

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Three-quarters of Russian banks are vulnerable to cyberattacks

According to research of FinCERT, employees of 75% of Russian banks click on the links in phishing emails. 38% of banking applications for iOS have high-risk vulnerabilities, for Android this figure is 43%.

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Cybersecurity is just an illusion

In 2019 more than 80% of attacks on bank customers are carried out using social engineering methods. Previously, the attackers used for psychological pressure pensioners but this year in Russia there was a new trend – the target audience for hackers was the population aged 25-30 years. This and other discoveries in the field of information security noted at a press conference Stanislav Kuznetsov, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Sberbank.

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