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The biggest ransomware attacks of 2023 | Kaspersky official blog

Time was when any ransomware incident would spark a lively press and public reaction. Fast forward to the present, and the word “ransomware” in a headline doesn’t generate nearly as much interest: such attacks have become commonplace. Nonetheless, they continue to pose a grave threat to corporate security. This review spotlights the biggest and most...

Tue Feb 20, 2024 15:23
KeyTrap attack can take out a DNS server | Kaspersky official blog

A group of researchers representing several German universities and institutes have discovered a vulnerability in DNSSEC, a set of extensions to the DNS protocol designed to improve its security, and primarily to counter DNS spoofing. An attack they dubbed KeyTrap, which exploits the vulnerability, can disable a DNS server by sending it a single malicious...

Mon Feb 19, 2024 11:24
How to run language models and other AI tools locally on your computer | Kaspersky official blog

Many people are already experimenting with generative neural networks and finding regular use for them, including at work. For example, ChatGPT and its analogs are regularly used by almost 60% of Americans (and not always with permission from management). However, all the data involved in such operations — both user prompts and model responses — are...

Fri Feb 16, 2024 13:08
Secure AI usage both at home and at work | Kaspersky official blog

Last year’s explosive growth in AI applications, services, and plug-ins looks set to only accelerate. From office applications and image editors to integrated development environments (IDEs) such as Visual Studio — AI is being added to familiar and long-used tools. Plenty of developers are creating thousands of new apps that tap the largest AI models....

Wed Feb 14, 2024 13:43
Cyberthreats on marketing | Kaspersky official blog

When it comes to attacks on businesses, the focus is usually on four aspects: finance, intellectual property, personal data, and IT infrastructure. However, we mustn’t forget that cybercriminals can also target company assets managed by PR and marketing — including e-mailouts, advertising platforms, social media channels, and promotional sites. At first...

Tue Feb 13, 2024 21:17
Navigating the risks of online dating | Kaspersky official blog

Navigating the current dating landscape can be perplexing; it’s filled with apps, websites, catfishing, and lurking stalkers. While pre-Tinder dating had its challenges, it sure seemed to be less intricate. Complicating matters is the heightened uncertainty about the identity of your virtual conversational partner, and the disconcerting possibility...

Mon Feb 12, 2024 12:44

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