Kaspersky Lab’s anti-phishing system prevented more than 482 million attempts to visit fraudulent web pages during 2018, a two-fold increase on 2017, when 236 million such attempts were blocked. Annual rises in the number of phishing attacks have been observed for the last few years, yet the figure for 2018 indicates a significant surge in the use and popularity of such attacks. These and other findings are documented in Kaspersky Lab’s new report, Spam and phishing in 2018.
The company said it will build four new data center facilities this year, with major expansion at three other locations, giving its platform physical footprint in 24 states.
Switzerland’s major private investment bank Vontobel has launched a crypto custody solution targeting banks and asset managers, according to an official press release published on Jan. 14.
Data protection is no longer just a technology issue—its political and commercial impact is far-reaching.
Apple releases tools for checking the data it collects, starting with Europe.
Automated social media accounts can create “misinformation networks” that spread falsehoods and fan the flames of partisan disagreement.
For many, Bitcoin’s success is defined by its transaction throughput or scaling. Bitcoin’s biggest criticism right now is that you can only make a few transactions per second, while Visa and PayPal can provide tens of thousands.
Almost five months after Oracle Corp. surprised investors with more disappointing growth in its cloud computing services, a lawsuit filed Friday claims executives lied about the nature of that growth.
Facebook has launched an investigation into another app created by University of Cambridge academics after it sucked up the data of millions of users. The New Scientist reported that Facebook was investigating personality quiz app myPersonality, which the science journal said secured the information of about 3 million user profiles.