new solution offers protection against cyber attacks that can occur when
consumers browse the Internet from their mobile devices. Kaspersky Safe Browser
blocks links to phishing sites and other Web-based resources that can be
dangerous to consumers. The app can also filter content according to user-selected
criteria based on 17 pre-defined content-filtering categories. As a result,
consumers can automatically block inappropriate websites, material containing
violence or profanity, gaming sites, social networks, chats, forums and more.
app also provides real-time protection from known and emerging Web threats based
on data it receives from the Kaspersky Security Network (KSN). KSN processes threat intelligence delivered by users of Kaspersky Lab
security products from all around the world. The new application is compatible with Apple devices
running iOS 5 and higher, and Windows Phone 8.
Quotes: Victor Yablokov, Head of Mobile Product Line Kaspersky Lab “Smartphones are becoming an
essential part of modern life and the Web browser is one of the most popular
features. However, even the most tech-savvy web user may sometimes struggle to
distinguish fake sites from the real thing. Now, Kaspersky Safe Browser is here
to help, providing automatic protection against fraudulent and inappropriate
Alexey Chikov, Product Manager for UCP & Mobile Products
“Quite a few users of Apple products believe their devices are immune to cyber
attacks. This false sense of security makes it easier for cybercriminals to execute
their plans. Kaspersky Safe Browser for iOS protects users from dangerous content
whenever they go online.”
Browser further extends the portfolio of Kaspersky Lab products for mobile
platforms, which currently includes the security solution Kaspersky Internet
Security for Android designed for Android-based smartphones and tablets.
About Kaspersky Lab Kaspersky Lab is the world’s largest privately held
vendor of endpoint protection solutions. The company is ranked among the
world’s top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users*. Throughout
its more than 16-year history Kaspersky Lab has remained an innovator in IT
security and provides effective digital security solutions for large
enterprises, SMBs and consumers. Kaspersky Lab, with its holding company
registered in the United Kingdom, currently operates in almost 200 countries
and territories across the globe, providing protection for over 300 million
users worldwide. Learn more at www.kaspersky.com.
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* The company was rated fourth in the IDC rating Worldwide Endpoint Security Revenue by
Vendor, 2012. The rating was published in the IDC
report "Worldwide Endpoint Security 2013–2017 Forecast and 2012 Vendor
Shares (IDC #242618, August 2013).
The report ranked software vendors according to earnings from sales of endpoint
security solutions in 2012.