Belarusians still catch viruses from flash drives en masse


Thus, in the first half of the year, about 42% of home users in Belarus faced threats that fall on devices not from the network, but from removable drives.

The risk of infection on the Internet is much lower - less than 10% of users were exposed to it. On the other hand, cybercriminals are actively trying to lure personal and payment information through phishing sites. Thus, Kaspersky Lab blocked more than 1.1 million attempts to switch to such resources in the first six months of 2020.

- We see no prerequisites for attackers to reduce their activity. On the contrary, the pandemic has opened up new opportunities for them. For example, one of the most relevant spam campaigns we recorded in the spring imitated mailings from the World Health Organization, the company added.


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