Tag "cyberattack"

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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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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Security of Enterprise Networks, and Sensitivity of Cloud: Interview with Rajesh Maurya, Regional Director of Fortinet

by November 23, 2016

Cloud and IoT have ensured the expansion of networks and inter-networks, for storage of data instead of silos of data. As Cloud leverages agility to all online transactions or transmissions …

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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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Global Cyber Security Threats Landscape

by July 15, 2015

Attacks to penetrate security setups of organizations are becoming more targeted, with attackers focusing ever more sharply on stealing business …

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82% of organizations expect a cyber attack

by June 15, 2015

2014 was a newsworthy year in terms of cybercrime. Major enterprises like Target, Home Depot and Sony Entertainment experienced breaches that required the companies to pay hundreds of millions of …

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