Kaspersky Files Antitrust Complaints Against Microsoft in Europe

Kaspersky Files Antitrust Complaints Against Microsoft in Europe

Russian security software maker Kaspersky Lab has filed antitrust complaints against Microsoft with the European Commission and the German federal cartel office, it said in a statement on Tuesday. Kaspersky Lab says that Microsoft is abusing its dominance in the PC operating system market, creating obstacles for independent software security vendors by distributing its own Defender anti-virus software with the ubiquitous Windows operating system. Microsoft said in a statement on Tuesday that it had not violated any laws. “Microsoft’s primary objective is to keep customers protected,” the company said in…

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Mobile Ransomware Attacks Have ‘Skyrocketed’, Says Kaspersky

Mobile Ransomware Attacks Have ‘Skyrocketed’, Says Kaspersky

Software security organization Kaspersky Lab’s contemporary record on ransomware shows that the hackers are increasingly more focused on Cell customers and the quantity of Mobile users laid low with ransomware “skyrocketed” throughout January-March 2016. “Ransomware is a type of malware that, upon infecting a device, blocks get entry to to it or to some or all of the information stored on it. As a way to unencumber either the device or the information, the user is required to pay a ransom, typically in Bitcoins or another broadly used e-foreign money,”…

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