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.
Hurray! We’ve launched our KICS (Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity), the special cyber-inoculation against cyber-disease, which protect factories, power plants, hospitals, airports, hotels, warehouses, your favorite deli,...
In Q1, resources in 74 countries were targeted by DDoS attacks. China, the US and South Korea remained the leaders in terms of number of...
We’ve seen drones armed with chainsaws and guns. More alarming though is how easily they can be hacked.
Remember the beginning of Terminator 2: The Judgement Day where John Connor is shown hacking an ATM with an Atari Portfolio?
An FBI warning urges organizations to be vigilant about ransomware, and reaffirmed its position that companies should not pay ransoms to recover their files.