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Russians find it difficult to recognize phishing

57% of Russians couldn’t distinguish a phishing site from the real one. This is reported by the developer of antivirus Avast. According to the survey, during which respondents were shown two screenshots of the login page of the social network "Vkontakte", more than half of respondents chose the phishing version of the site.

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Clouds are becoming commonplace for Russians

According to IBM, almost two thirds of Russian use cloud apps in everyday life – 65%. 78% of respondents are agree to keep their photos in cloud, 43% of respondents – medical cards. 17% of Russians will trust their financial information to the cloud store and 16% – their passwords.

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The volume of the Russian market of public procurement automation reached 15 billion rubles

TAdviser analytical center together with Norbit (part of Lanit group) conducted a study of the Russian market of solutions for automation of procurement activities of state and municipal customers, state corporations and companies with public procurement.

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The first foreign company is admitted to Russian state purchase of software

The first developer, included in the Unified register of Eurasian software, became the Belarussian company Intermech. The company creates soft for machine building industry and is the authorized developer of Autodesk. From this moment it can take part in Russian state purchase together with local companies.

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One third of Russian suffered from telephone fraudsters

About one third of Russians confirmed that they or their relatives lost their money because of phone fraud. Such conclusions were made by Kaspersky company after the survey. What is more, almost each one of ten said that it was a significant amount. However, only 4% of respondents noted that they appealed to law enforcement agencies in order to bring to justice telephone fraudsters.

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Big data in Russia: how much will they bring to the economics and how much they need to be invested

Big data technologies will bring 4.2 trillion rubles to the Russian economics by 2024. Also the percentage of data in different sphere of economics, available for analyses, will be increased significantly. The technologies need 195 billion rubles to be invested for their development.

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Group-IB: the damage from the attacks of the hacker group Silence approached the mark of 300 million rubles

Group-IB, an international company specializing in the prevention of cyberattacks, published a technical report "Silence 2.0: going global" on the crimes of hackers Silence. According to Group-IB, the confirmed amount of thefts by Silence group from June 2016 to June 2019 amounted to 272 million rubles. The victims of Silence have already become Russian banks, but the new report recorded a significant expansion of the geography of their crimes: group-IB analysts revealed the Silence attacks in more than 30 countries in Europe, Asia and the CIS.

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Data about clients of Russian banks are sold for 2 rubles per person

The researchers compared the prices of stolen customer data of various Russian banks in the darknet. The data of one customer of the Otkritie bank is sold for 200 rubles while the data of one Sberbank client is estimated at three rubles.

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The main threat to IoT devices is the carelessness of users

Analysts made a conclusion that 9 out of 10 attacks on IoT devices are connected with the use of unlicensed software or weak password policy of users. Along with this, the number of potential treats increased twice for 2018.

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The market of IT services is growing

The volume of Russian market of IT services has become 7.2% higher and counts 4.84 billion dollars by the end of 2018, according to IDC researchers. They mark that import substitution in the industry is picking up its speed and they wait for the active phase of this process in 2019-2020, when legislative rules will begin to act in full measure. However such giants like Rosneft, Sberbank, Lukoil, Gazprom neft, MTS, RZD, Rosatom and Transneft can become a constraining factor for development of the Russian market of IT services.

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