Kaspersky Security Bulletin 2022. Statistics

All statistics in this report are from the global cloud service Kaspersky Security Network (KSN), which receives information from components in our security solutions. The data was obtained from users who had given their consent to it being sent to KSN. Millions of Kaspersky users around the globe assist us in collecting information about malicious […]

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Privacy predictions 2023

Our last edition of privacy predictions focused on a few important trends where business and government interests intersect, with regulators becoming more active in a wide array of privacy issues. Indeed, we saw regulatory activity around the globe. In the US, for example, the FTC has requested public comments on the “prevalence of commercial surveillance […]

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Consumer cyberthreats: predictions for 2023

The consumer threat landscape constantly changes. Although the main types of threats (phishing, scams, malware, etc.) remain the same, lures that fraudsters use vary greatly depending on the time of year, current major events, news, etc. This year, we have seen spikes in cybercriminal activity aimed at users amid the shopping and back-to-school season, big […]

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Who tracked internet users in 2021–2022

Every time you go online, someone is watching over you. The services you use, the websites you visit, the apps on your phone, smart TVs, gaming consoles, and any networked devices collect data on you with the help of trackers installed on web pages or in software. The websites and services send this data to […]

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IT threat evolution in Q3 2022. Non-mobile statistics

IT threat evolution in Q3 2022 IT threat evolution in Q3 2022. Non-mobile statistics IT threat evolution in Q3 2022. Mobile statistics These statistics are based on detection verdicts of Kaspersky products and services received from users who consented to providing statistical data. Quarterly figures According to Kaspersky Security Network, in Q3 2022: Kaspersky solutions blocked 956,074,958 attacks from […]

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IT threat evolution Q3 2022

IT threat evolution in Q3 2022 IT threat evolution in Q3 2022. Non-mobile statistics IT threat evolution in Q3 2022. Mobile statistics Targeted attacks CosmicStrand:  discovery of a sophisticated UEFI rootkit In July, we reported a rootkit that we found in modified Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) firmware, the code that loads and initiates the boot process when […]

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Advanced threat predictions for 2023

It is fair to say that since last year’s predictions, the world has dramatically changed. While the geopolitical landscape has durably shifted, cyberattacks remain a constant threat and show no signs of receding – quite the contrary. No matter where they are, people around the world should be prepared for cybersecurity incidents. A useful exercise […]

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Cybersecurity threats: what awaits us in 2023?

Knowing what the future holds can help with being prepared for emerging threats better. Every year, Kaspersky experts prepare forecasts for different industries, helping them to build a strong defense against any cybersecurity threats they might face in the foreseeable future. Those predictions form Kaspersky Security Bulletin (KSB), an annual project lead by Kaspersky experts. […]

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DDoS attacks in Q3 2022

News overview In Q3 2022, DDoS attacks were, more often than not, it seemed, politically motivated. As before, most news was focused on the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, but other high-profile events also affected the DDoS landscape this quarter. The pro-Russian group Killnet, active since January 2022, took the responsibility for several more cyberattacks. […]

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