Belatedly, Happy New Year folks!
Oh my goodness, we’re more than half-way through January already! Where did that go?
Time waits for no man, as they say. Well, with one exception: it waits for every Russian man and woman and child at the beginning of every year while they have a week-long national jolly – sometimes even a two-week one right the way up to Orthodox Old New Year on January 14. Oh those Russians.
Well now, the above-mentioned extended leave is finally well and truly over and it’s ‘back to work!’ again, as I like to say. Ahead of us lie a full 350 days of this year, and I’m sure most of them will be challenging workdays. All righty, let’s get going… sort of…
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Hi, I’m Eugene Kaspersky, CEO of Kaspersky Lab. Almost 30 years of my life have been dedicated to computer security – particularly the fight against malware in all its forms. I’m based in Moscow, but travel for the best part of every year. I’m a passionate devotee of wild nature and adventure-tourism. I take my camera wherever I go, which helps in chronicling my experiences on my blog – from polar expeditions and glacier crossings to volcano scaling and jungle trekking. Follow me @e_kaspersky
One thing I didn’t get round to doing in December of last year was my traditional review of the year. That in itself hints at the fact that it was a busy year. Indeed it was. It was also a tricky one, with all sorts of unexpected and unwarranted unpleasantness fired our way throughout most of it, as you’ll probably know already. But, just in case you missed it, or need some blanks filling out – herewith: a recap…