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Kasperksy says 74% of users fail Beatles trick file test

Thursday 19 November 2015 | 11:16 CET | News
Kaspersky Lab has found that three quarters (74%) of internet users would download a potentially malicious file, because they lack the cyber-knowledge to spot dangers. Kaspersky said a global quiz asked 18,000 web users to download the song 'Yesterday' by The Beatles. Out of the four download options, only one was a safe wma. file, intentionally named 'Betles.Yesterday.wma.' This was chosen by just a quarter (26%) of respondents, who spotted that it was a harmless file type, despite the spelling error in the file's name.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Kaspersky
Countries: World
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