The appearance of contactless bank cards came as no surprise. Near Field Communication (NFC) technology allows you to simply touch a payment terminal with your wallet without having to take your bank card out. It is less hassle and makes the transaction process faster. It also protects the card from the prying eyes of others standing nearby or a fraudster's camera. Keeping your bank card in your wallet or handbag also makes it more difficult for someone to unexpectedly snatch it out of your hands. What's not to like about contactless bank cards!
Sometimes it happens … yes, your account is subjected to a hacker attack. And you get a firsthand view of what happens next – the password change requests, notifications or text messages about unauthorized attempts to log in to your email account. What can you do to secure yourself if this happens?
Today, Alexander Erofeev, Chief Marketing Officer at Kaspersky Lab, answers Kaspersky Academy’s questions. Alexander will tell us about the role that he believes IT security should play in university curriculums and who is most interested in enhancing their knowledge of IT security. He will also talk about the first “predictions” of the Internet by science fiction writers.
The other day I experienced my first ever flight on a Sukhoi Superjet 100! Here’s my brief report thereon… Well, it was… ok. A bog-standard...
The number of users attacked with ransomware is huge. But how big is it? Ransomware seems to be a global threat. But maybe there are...
Mobile ransomware is on the rise. We discuss the most popular ransomware families, speculate on some statistics, and suggest the best means of protection.
Security should be multilayered, and whitelisting is appropriate as one of the security levels.
The transportation industry is increasingly targeted by cybercriminals looking to cause chaos, steal frequent flier miles and extort money with DDoS attacks.