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Quad9 blocks malicious sites used in phishing, other nefarious activity.
This time of year is an ideal hunting ground for hackers, phishers and malware spreaders; disguising their attacks as offers too good to refuse, a concerned security message from your bank requiring urgent attention, a special rate discount from your credit card service, and more.
Set DNS server to 9.9.9.9, and (known) malware and phishes wonrsquo;t be able to phone home.
In 2017, the main global threat to users was ransomware: and in order to recover files and data encrypted by attackers, victims were required to pay a ransom in cryptocurrency.
In the first eight months of 2017, Kaspersky Lab products protected 1.65 million users from malicious cryptocurrency miners, and by the end of the year we expect this number to exceed two million.
2018 will be a year of innovation in financial services as the pace of change in this space continues to accelerate.

As more channels and new financial service offerings emerge, threats will diversify.

Financial services will need to focus on omni-channel fraud prevention to successfully identify more fraud crossing from online accounts to newer channels.

APT Trends report Q3 2017

Beginning in the second quarter of 2017, Kaspersky's Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) began publishing summaries of the quarter's private threat intelligence reports in an effort to make the public aware of what research we have been conducting.  This report serves as the next installment, focusing on important reports produced during Q3 of 2017.
Phishing remains the biggest account takeover threat to Google users, surpassing keyloggers and credential leaks.
The bad guys use phishing because it works, and it works because it exploits weaknesses in human psychology and organisational culture. We won't fix cybersecurity until we fix those things.
If you run a website with user accounts, take a look at this research, ta Google has teamed up with computer scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, to find out how exactly hijackers take over its users' accounts.…
Google conducted a year-long study with researchers from University of California , Berkeley that shows users are far more at risk from phishing attacks than from keyloggers or data breaches.