ST.PETERSBURG (Sputnik) — Modern devices, including smart television sets integrated with Internet, are vulnerable to virus attacks, Evgeny Kaspersky told reporters.
"Computers are being attacked, mobile phones are being attacked. What will be next? I am sure that the next, absolutely new type of attacks will be inflicted on smart TVs," he added.
The Kaspersky Lab CEO said that millions of viruses per year attack Windows, hundreds occur to the Android OS and dozens to the Apple iOS, adding that the company detects over 300,000 new pieces of malware daily.
"In 2004, we had 500,000 viruses in our collection, in 2014 — 260 million," Kaspersky said.
Kaspersky Lab is a software security company, which operates in almost 200 countries and territories. It has a corporate client base of over 270,000 companies and protects more than 400 million people worldwide.