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Battle of the sexes: How long do we wait before we reach for our phones?

Battle of the sexes: How long do we wait before we reach for our phones? The study left participants in a waiting room for 10 minutes.When participants were asked how long they lasted before reaching their phone, most guessed 2-3 minutes, which the study says highlights the difference between perception and behaviour.

New ntest to help get young people into cybersecurity careers

New ntest to help get young people into cybersecurity careers In response, Kaspersky Lab has launched Talent Lab, an international competition for university students and young professionals aged 18-30, aimed at solving topical cybersecurity challenges with competitors’ technical and creative talents.“With this contest, we want to spark the curiosity of as many people as possible, and show how many different ways there are to get into the cybersecurity industry.

Our lax attitude to passwords is 'leaving the front door open' to trouble

Our lax attitude to passwords is 'leaving the front door open' to trouble Of users surveyed, 18% stated they’ve encountered a hack attempt, and only 30% create new, effective passwords for different online accounts.“These mistakes, in turn, are effectively like leaving the front door open to emails, bank accounts, personal files and more,” he continues.

Best Tools for Spyware Removal and Protection

Best Tools for Spyware Removal and Protection If you’re concerned about spyware infections and other similar invasions, investing in a security suite is your best bet.Of course, there are countless competing products to choose from, and many of them offer excellent protection.

Kaspersky Accuses Microsoft of Unfairly Disabling Its Antivirus

Kaspersky Accuses Microsoft of Unfairly Disabling Its Antivirus However, the addition of Windows Defender to the operating system has caused some tension with third-party antivirus makers.According to the complaints, Microsoft has a habit of disabling Kaspersky’s products during system updates.

Kaspersky Lab is Awfully Tight With Russian Intelligence

Kaspersky Lab is Awfully Tight With Russian Intelligence Yesterday, the Trump Administration released a statement indicating that Kaspersky Lab, one of the largest security companies in the world, would no longer be allowed to sell its products or services to the federal government.According to emails obtained by Bloomberg Businessweek (and confirmed by Kaspersky Lab as genuine), Kaspersky’s ties to the Russian FSB (the successor to the KGB) are much tighter than have previously been reported.

Best Buy Will No Longer Sell Kaspersky Antivirus

Best Buy Will No Longer Sell Kaspersky Antivirus The software company confirmed the falling out in a statement, saying: Kaspersky Lab and Best Buy have suspended their relationship at this time; however, the relationship may be re-evaluated in the future.The Best Buy-Kaspersky dissolution comes after several months of growing suspicion about just how cozy the antivirus company is with the Russian intelligence service.

Kaspersky Labs' Banned by US, Amid Security Concerns

Kaspersky Labs' Banned by US, Amid Security Concerns On Wednesday, the US government banned the use of any software from the company because of those security concerns.For those that aren’t familiar, Kaspersky has been one of the firms most commonly associated with researching and securing against common security threats like Wanna Cry and others.