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Business | Technology  | 05.08.21

WhatsApp Recognized Most Dangerous Messenger in Russia


The messenger owned by Facebook, WhatsApp, has become the most popular among Russians of all age groups, according to the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Centre (VTsIOM), the Federal Quality Control Service (Roskachestvo) reports; this year, 73 per cent of messenger users chose it. However, there is a great danger for Russians, because 83 per cent

Business | Technology  | 27.07.21

Digital Time Capsule to Be Created in Russia


Russian specialists will develop a “time capsule” service using blockchain technology to transfer digital information to heirs, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the press service of the National Technology Initiative Platform.  It is expected that the time capsule will securely store digital data and assets, such as passwords for social networks or keys to

Business | Technology  | 08.07.21

Experts Recorded Increase in Number of Cyberattacks on Russia


The number of especially dangerous computer attacks, including those on critical infrastructure in Russia, has increased 3.5 times over the past year, RIA Novosti reports with reference to the Deputy Secretary of the Russian Security Council Oleg Khramov.  Khramov noted that over the past 5 years, the total number of computer crimes has increased significantly,

Recommended | Business | Technology  | 05.07.21

Russia Included in World’s Top 5 Countries in Cybersecurity


According to the results of 2020, Russia took 5th place in the international cybersecurity index rising immediately by 21 positions compared to the rating of the previous year, as stated by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Chernyshenko, RIA Novosti reports.   Chernyshenko pointed out that 193 states took part in the study

Business | Technology  | 08.06.21

Sberbank Subsidiary to Create Cybersecurity Centre in Qatar


The “Bi.Zone” Sberbank’s cybersecurity subsidiary and the “IPA Qatar” Qatar Investment Promotion Agency have signed a memorandum of understanding during the St. Petersburg Economic Forum, under which Bi.Zone will establish a regional cybersecurity centre in Qatar, TASS reports.  It is agreed that IPA Qatar will facilitate Bi.Zone’s operations to build infrastructure in the Meeza (Qatari

Business | Technology  | 03.04.21

MegaFon Created Cyber Intelligence Platform


MegaFon became the first telecom operator to launch a multifunctional Cyber ​​Intelligence Platform solution. It was created for predictive work with cyber threats and will allow banks to prevent theft of money from clients’ accounts and corporate businesses to protect their employees from mobile fraud, the press service of the bank reports.  It is specified

Business | Technology  | 25.03.21

MegaFon Became First Operator to Launch Cyber Intelligence Platform


MegaFon was the first telecom operator to launch a cyber intelligence platform that will be able to help banks prevent theft of money from customer accounts and corporate businesses to protect their employees from mobile fraud, 1rnd reports.  It is specified that the platform collects information about all modern sources of network attacks on mobile

Events | Technology | Visit  | 01.12.20

Chelyabinsk Residents to Test Information Security Knowledge


On November 30, the week of information security has started in Russia. Specialists of Chelyabinsk regional Ministry of Information Technologies have prepared an information security test which is being held online this year. All the participants should answer 30 questions on the topic stated.  The test which is called a “dictation”, will end on December

Events | Fun  | 13.10.20

Muscovites Invited to eSports School League


The Cybersport School League opens in Moscow on October 15, 2020. From October to May, tournaments in Dota-2, League of Legends, Hearthstone, FIFA, World of Tanks, and other games will be held, the press service of the Moscow Centre “Patriot.Sport” reports.   It is noted that the first computer sports competitions of the Moscow centre “Patriot.Sport” took

Events | Visit  | 06.08.20

Cybersecurity Competitions to Be Held Online


The Russian telecommunications provider (Rostelecom) opens registration for the All-Russian student information security competition ‘Cybercall: New Level 2020’. The main topic of the competition will be the security of the credit and financial sector, om1 reported.  The competition includes two stages. The first one will be held online, and students will have to solve problems

Business | Technology  | 30.03.20

All-Russian Digital Dictation Launched Online


The All-Russian digital dictation will be held online from March 28 to April 11. The action will be the most ambitious test of knowledge of information technology in Russia, RIA News reports.  The digital dictation will be divided into four blocks. The first block is devoted to the basics of computer literacy, the second, to

Business | Technology  | 18.03.20

Safety in Social Networks: Government Guidelines for Cybersecurity


After the news about the Facebook social network tracing its users’ visits to various websites, the Russian quality control system (Roskachestvo) decided to give a piece of advice to the country residents about cybersecurity.  The fact is that there are a lot of companies which let tracking tools appear on their websites and applications, as