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Free key for ransomware

-February 13th, 2018

The Belgian Federal Police has released free decryption keys for the Cryakl ransomware, after working in close cooperation with Kaspersky Lab.

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Gas stations prey to hacks

-February 9th, 2018

Kaspersky Lab researchers have helped uncover a number of unknown vulnerabilities that have left gas stations around the world exposed to remote takeover, often for years.

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IoT spend to double

-February 5th, 2018

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) Internet of Things (IoT) market is set to grow 15% year on year in 2018, according to a recent update to the Worldwide Semiannual Internet of Things Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC).

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Smartphone records

-January 26th, 2018

The smartphone market continues to set records: In 2017, manufacturers sold of 1.478 billion smartphones with an average price of US$323. In terms of numbers, countries in Emerging Asia and Central and Eastern Europe are driving sales, while customers in North America, Western Europe and Developed Asia are snapping up premium phones – with larger screens, more data storage and processing power, longer battery life, faster charging, and features like better water and shock protection.

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Tech fails one in two

-January 22nd, 2018

Nearly one in two people say technology fails them once a week or more, a new study commissioned by Critical Software has revealed.

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Crypto miners exposed to hackers

-January 12th, 2018

Along with a spike in the cryptocurrency market, malicious mining software has been actively deployed by criminals in order to make easy money and became a major trend in 2017.

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How to survive Meltdown and Spectre

-January 8th, 2018

ESET has found new vulnerabilities called Spectre and Meltdown that affect almost all Intel, AMD and ARM processors, allowing hackers to access a computer’s memory.

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Kaspersky appeals US ban

-December 21st, 2017

Kaspersky Lab has announced that it is seeking an appeal in federal court of U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) decision on Binding Operational Directive 17-01 banning the use of the company’s products in federal agencies.

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Africa smartphones bounce back

-December 18th, 2017

Africa's smartphone market bounced back from two consecutive declines to post quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) growth of 4.4% in Q3 2017, according to the latest insights released today by International Data Corporation (IDC).

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Tablet sales slump

-December 15th, 2017

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) personal computing devices (PCD) market, which is made up of desktops, notebooks, workstations, and tablets, declined 15.2% year on year in Q3 2017, according to the latest insights from International Data Corporation (IDC).

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