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30 Jun   Virus News

Kaspersky Lab Exposes Facebook Phishing Attacks: 10,000 Victims in Two Days

A Kaspersky Lab security expert has uncovered a malware attack that tricked around 10,000 Facebook users around the world into infecting their devices after receiving a message from a friend claiming to have mentioned them on Facebook

29 Jun   Virus News

Android Ransomware: Four-fold Increase in Number of Users Attacked in One Year

The number of users attacked by ransomware targeting Android-based devices has increased four-fold in just one year, hitting at least 136,000 users globally. A report on the ransomware threat landscape, conducted by Kaspersky Lab, also found that the majority of attacks are based on only four groups of malware. The report covers a full two-year period which, for reasons of comparison, has been divided into two parts of 12 months each: from April 2014 to March 2015, and April 2015 to March 2016. These particular timescales were chosen because they witnessed several significant changes in the mobile ransomware threat landscape.

28 Jun   Product news, Virus News

Urge to connect at any cost is putting international travelers at risk, finds Kaspersky Lab

The urge to go online the moment they reach foreign soil sees a high proportion of people connecting to unsecured Wi-Fi networks, putting their personal data at risk, according to a study by Kaspersky Lab

22 Jun   Virus News

Crypto-ransomware Attacks Rise Five-fold to Hit 718 Thousand Users in One Year

The number of users attacked with encryption ransomware is soaring, with 718,536 users hit between April 2015 and March 2016: an increase of 5.5 times compared to the same period in 2014-2015. The irreversible consequences of this kind of malware infection, along with the high value data that is being encrypted by ransomware tempts victims to pay for decryption, which in turn draws more cybercriminals into the business.

16 Jun   Virus News

Cyber-World’s Best Dad: Kaspersky Lab Research Shows the Ways Fathers Take Care of Their Children Online

As Father’s Day approaches, Kaspersky Lab sheds light on how dads look after their children online and checks whether their care extends from the real world to the virtual one.

15 Jun   Virus News

Who Else is Using your Servers? Kaspersky Lab Exposes Massive Underground Market Selling Over 70,000 Hacked Servers

Kaspersky Lab researchers have investigated a global forum where cybercriminals can buy and sell access to compromised servers for as little as $6 each

13 Jun   Virus News

IT threats during the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil

Olympic threats designed to trick you

01 Jun   Product news, Virus News

Kaspersky Lab Parental Control Report Reveals Chats, Games and Narcotics most Popular Among Children

Kaspersky Lab’s latest report shows that children around the world spend most of their time online using communication tools such as social networks, email, chats, etc. (accounting for 67% of online activity)

01 Jun   Virus News

Kaspersky Lab Assists in Russia’s Largest Cybercriminal Arrest: The Hackers Who Stole $45 Million

Kaspersky Lab experts and Sberbank, one of Russia’s largest banks, worked closely with Russian Law Enforcement Agencies in an investigation into the Lurk gang that has now resulted in the arrest of 50 people

25 May   Virus News

Danti and Co.: Cyberespionage Groups Use a Single Vulnerability to Target Organizations Around the World

Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team has spent the last few months observing a wave of cyberespionage attacks conducted by different groups across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) and Far East regions, all of which share one common feature: in order to infect their victims with malware, the attackers use an exploit for the CVE-2015-2545 vulnerability

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