In «Kaspersky Lab» told about the attacks of viruses in Azerbaijan

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura in photomontage virus. Archival photoIn «Kaspersky Lab» told about the attacks of viruses in Azerbaijan© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura the image Bank

«Kaspersky lab» in their study found that 41% of Azerbaijani Internet users are faced with contamination of their digital devices with malware.

A study carried out by the Azerbaijani company ERA by the order of «Kaspersky Lab» in October 2018. Personal interviews were polled 300 active Internet users from Azerbaijan in age from 18 to 65 years.

«Forty-one percent of Azerbaijani Internet users are faced with contamination of their digital devices with malware, with almost every second of them such incidents happen at least twice in the last year», — it is told in received RIA Novosti news release.

According to the study, the contamination of devices almost half of the users have lost their files (45%) or noticed that the device is slower (43%). Every fifth victim was faced with the fact that access to the device was blocked, while 13% of users had encrypted files.

«In addition to the classic scenario with contamination of the devices, the Azerbaijani users are also faced with other cyber-risks. For example, 21% sent a message that contained the password from any service that endanger the safety of confidential information, 19% were victims of trolling – aggressive harassment and insults in the Internet, and 15% of users were deprived of your smartphone with all the stored data as a result of theft or loss. With the hacking of accounts from various web services across 9% of respondents, mostly it was accounts in social networks (in 78% of cases),» reads the study.

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