Kaspersky Lab reveals: 14% of users in Nigeria faced cyber threats emanating from the Internet, 46% encountered malware that spread in local networks.
In its Q3 IT Threat Evolution report, Kaspersky Lab has published the details of the key security incidents of the quarter. Using statistics from the Kaspersky Security Network (KSN), which obtains information from millions of Kaspersky Lab product users in 213 countries, the report sheds light on the increase in mobile threats, the attempted theft of money from online bank accounts and targeted cyber-attacks in the evolving threat landscape.
According to Kaspersky Security Network (KSN), in the third quarter of 2015 overall 45.3% of KSN participants in Nigeria encountered malware that spread in local networks, via USBs and storage disks, while 13.8% faced cyber threats emanating from the Internet. This puts the country on the 64th and 128th place worldwide by the percentage of users who encountered the two types of malware.
Globally according to KSN data, Kaspersky Lab solutions detected and repelled a total of 235.4 million malicious attacks from online resources located all over the world. Kaspersky Lab’s web antivirus detected 38.2 million …read more