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Beware! NukeBot stealing the credentials of online banking customers

by July 24, 2017

Kaspersky Lab researchers have detected NukeBot – new malware which has been designed to steal the credentials of online banking customers. Earlier versions of the Trojan were known to the …

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Attackers Try to Sneak a Ztorg Trojan onto Google Play

by June 22, 2017

Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered Ztorg apps on the Google Play Store that appear to show cybercriminals trying different ways to get their malware past security – in this case …

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Kaspersky Lab, AVL Software and Functions Join Hands on Development for Automotive Cybersecurity

by June 2, 2017

A steadily increasing number of vehicle features – such as remote diagnostics, telematics and infotainment – are using communication channels between vehicles and the cloud or other infrastructure. While the …

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People Don’t Appreciate the Value of Their Data, Kaspersky Lab Study Reveals

by May 1, 2017

The old adage ‘you don’t know what you’ve got until its gone’ seems more relevant than ever for the digital age, with new research by Kaspersky Lab showing that …

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What Are Fileless Banking Attackers Really After?

by April 10, 2017

One day bank employees discovered an empty ATM: there was no money, no traces of physical interaction with the machine, and no malware. After Kaspersky Lab experts spent time unwinding …

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40% of Industrial Computers Attacked in the Second Half of 2016, Kaspersky Reports

by March 31, 2017

On average two-in-five computers, related to the technological infrastructure of industrial enterprises, faced cyberattacks in the second half of 2016. This is a finding from Kaspersky Lab’s report, the “Threat …

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Profit Margin of a DDoS Attack Can Reach 95%, Kaspersky Reports

by March 27, 2017

Kaspersky Lab’s experts have studied the DDoS services available on the black market and determined just how far this illegal business has advanced, as well as the extent of its …

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Here’s How Criminals are Using PetrWrap to Steal Ransomware Code from their Peers

by March 16, 2017

Kaspersky Lab’s researchers have discovered PetrWrap, a new malware family that exploits the original Petya ransomware module, distributed through a Ransomware-as-a-Service platform, to perform targeted attacks against organizations. The PetrWrap …

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Banks Spend on IT Security Higher than Non-Financial Organizations, Kaspersky Reports

by March 14, 2017

Financial institutions are under pressure to ramp up security, with trends such as the increased take-up of mobile banking putting banks’ IT infrastructure defenses at growing risk of cyber-attack, according …

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From Shamoon to StoneDrill – Advanced Malware Discovered in the Wild

by March 8, 2017

Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team has discovered a new sophisticated wiper malware, called StoneDrill. Just like another infamous wiper, Shamoon, it destroys everything on the infected computer. StoneDrill …

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2016: A Year of Ransomware in Spam

by February 22, 2017

According to Kaspersky Lab “Spam and phishing in 2016” report, about 20% of all spam emails in Q4 2016 distributed ransomware Trojans. The volume of spam emails in 2016 increased to …

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Are we Secure in the Age of Connected Vehicles?

by February 21, 2017

Connected vehicles are big business, with revenue streams predicted to grow to €40bn by 2018, according to a recent study by AlixPartners. In addition to newer embedded systems, the market …

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Four in Ten Businesses Unclear How to Save Themselves from DDoS

by January 6, 2017

Research from Kaspersky Lab has found that businesses are not ready to protect themselves against DDoS, with four in ten (39 percent) businesses unclear about the most effective protection strategy …

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One Billion Items of Malware Held in Kaspersky Lab’s Cloud Database

by December 7, 2016

Kaspersky Lab’s cloud malware collection now carries billion malicious objects, including viruses, Trojans, backdoors, ransomware, and advertisement applications and their components. A fifth was discovered and identified as …

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Kaspersky Detects Infected Advert on Google AdSense

by November 8, 2016

Kaspersky Lab experts recently discovered a modification of the mobile banking Trojan, Svpeng hiding in Google’s advertising network AdSense. Since mid-July, Svpeng has been detected on the Android devices of …

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The Usual Suspects and the Ignoble Art of State-sponsored Cyber-war

by November 2, 2016

Globally, the state-sponsored cyber theft bureaucracy exists despite repeated denials by top government officials. In his latest interview to the Guardian, Mr. Andrew Parker, the head of MI5, Britain’s counter-intelligence and …

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Why SaaS is Trusted by SMBs for Security?

by October 26, 2016

The latest research from Kaspersky Lab shows how small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) need to bridge the gap between smaller IT security budgets and less expertise to face the very …

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Why Cybersecurity is a Top Concern in Asia-Pacific Region?

by October 17, 2016

As connectivity has improved over the past few years we have experienced better internet speed with a drop in the cost of the subscription. While access is still the primary …

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Financial Threats on the Rise Globally: Kaspersky Lab

by October 17, 2016

One of the key topics at Kaspersky Lab’s Cyber Security Weekend for Asia Pacific Countries that took place earlier this month in Indonesia was financial cybersecurity. The company’s experts and …

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Here’s how Kaspersky Terminated Polyglot Ransomware

by October 12, 2016

Users that have suffered from Polyglot ransomware, also known as MarsJoke, can now restore their files thanks to the decryption tool developed by Kaspersky Lab experts. The Polyglot …

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